Newberg is a friendly community located in the heart of the scenic Willamette Valley. The natural beauty is the perfect backdrop to Newberg’s world-class skate park, BMX track and Frisbee golf course. The historic downtown consists of a variety of stores, art galleries, coffee shops, restaurants, a retro movie theater and a drive-in.
It is also among the safest cities in Oregon. In a survey released in 2014, Newberg was ranked the fourth-safest city in Oregon in 2014. And in a study released in 2015 by SafeWise, a a community-focused safety organization, Newberg ranked among the top five "safest cities in Oregon."**SafeWise released its 10 Safest Cities in Oregon Report on Dec. 14, 2015. To compile this report, SafeWise analysts considered the most recent FBI crime data from 2013 to rank cities, which all have a minimum population of 3,000 people.
Neigborhood coffee shops offer cozy study spots for students to take their laptops
Newberg is home to one of the best skate parks in the nation, which boasts more than 29,000 square feet of concrete.
Newberg is located in the heart of the Willamette Valley, which is known for quality vineyards, Christmas trees, hazelnuts and nursery stock.
Local restaurants provide fun gathering spots for students.
Open mic nights and scheduled concerts at local venues provide many opportunities to play or watch a live show.
Numerous local coffee shops give students the chance to recharge, read a favorite book or just relax.
First Friday art walks, galleries and local venues allow artists and musicians to put their talents on display.
Newberg is surrounded by rolling hills, working farms and beautiful scenery.
Students enjoy the clean, landscaped downtown of Newberg, a friendly community of about 20,000 people.