George Fox Evangelical Seminary is Christ-centered, broadly-evangelical, and committed to equipping women and men holistically for local and global service.

With roots in the Wesleyan and Friends traditions, the Seminary increasingly serves students coming from a wide variety of theological persuasions and denominational backgrounds, including Mainline and Pentecostal-Charismatic traditions.

The Seminary is known for its pursuit of a holistic Evangelicalism that brings together compassion and justice, innovation and faithfulness, reflection and practice. In keeping with its distinctives, Seminary initiatives include:

Where are GFES students from?
Located in Portland, Oregon, the Seminary serves students throughout North America.


George Fox Evangelical Seminary exists to develop leaders and scholars to have a transformative and prophetic influence for Jesus Christ in the church and the world. We pursue this purpose by integrating spiritual formation, history, theology, and biblical and pastoral studies, in a multicultural and ecologically-sensitive environment.

Operating as a university-based graduate school, the Seminary offers a variety of Masters and Doctoral programs in local and online delivery formats that students may pursue part-time or full-time. Whether on campus or online, our faculty and staff create an environment where students are educated, trained, and mentored for leadership service.

The Seminary is committed to a Christ-centered and biblically-based approach to theological education that provides a safe place for students to explore the most pressing ministry challenges of the day.

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