About

George Fox University

George Fox is Oregon's nationally recognized Christian university, providing students with personal attention, global opportunities to learn and serve, and a supportive community that encourages academic rigor and spiritual growth.

Our
Promise

At George Fox, each student will be known – personally, academically and spiritually.

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George Fox at
a Glance

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  • 4,140

    Enrollment (2016-17)

  • 2,406

    Traditional Undergraduates

  • 301

    Adult Degree Completion Students

  • 1,433

    Graduate Students

  • 195

    Full-time Faculty

  • 14:1

    Student-Faculty Ratio (undergraduate)

  • 3.57

    Average High School GPA (4.0 scale)

  • 35

    States Represented

  • 30.1%

    Ethnic Minorities

Where we live

George Fox is ideally situated in the heart of the beautiful Willamette Valley in Newberg, rated among the top five "safest cities in Oregon" by SafeWise, a community-focused safety organization. We are just 23 miles south of Portland, Oregon’s largest city and cultural center. Discover museums, Saturday Market, the Waterfront, and don’t forget to catch a Trail Blazers game.

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Mission

What we're about

George Fox University is committed to providing a Christian education and empowering students spiritually, academically and professionally to reimagine the world.


President Robin Baker

Our leadership

Meet Dr. Robin E. Baker, who took office as George Fox University’s 12th president in 2007.


History

Where we came from

Since its founding more than a century ago, George Fox has been committed to providing a Christian education – from its early days as Friends Pacific Academy, established in 1885, to the present.