National & Regional
George Fox University is:
- accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
- approved by the U.S. government and the states of Oregon and Idaho for the education of veterans
- approved by the U.S. attorney general for the admission of international students.
The following George Fox University programs are accredited:
|Program / School||Level||Accrediting Body|
|Athletic Training||Undergraduate||Commission on Accreditation for Athletic Training Education|
|Grad & Undergrad||Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs|
||Graduate||Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs|
|Education||Grad & Undergrad||
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Educaton (NCATE)Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) -- details
|Engineering||Undergraduate||Engineering Accreditation Committee of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology|
|Music||Undergraduate||National Association of Schools of Music|
|Nursing||Undergraduate||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Social Work||Undergraduate||Council on Social Work Education|
|School Counseling and School Psychology||
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC)
Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges
|School of Clinical Psychology||Graduate||
American Psychological Association.
- The School of Education is approved by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) for the preparation of early childhood and elementary teachers at the undergraduate and graduate levels and for the preparation of middle and high school level teachers in specific fields at the graduate level. TSPC has also approved the School of Education for the preparation of principals, superintendents, and other administrators as well as school counselors and school psychologists.
The play therapy certificate fulfills all the educational requirements to become a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) through the Association for Play Therapy (APT).
The Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, based in Washington, D.C., was founded in 1976. Each of the more than 100 U.S. member institutions is committed to academic excellence and to the integration of faith, learning, and living. The coalition, comprising four-year liberal arts colleges and universities with regional accreditation, provides a medium for strengthening and unifying this important sector of private higher education.
More detail about our memberships can be found on the accreditation and memberships page.