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About George Fox

Who We Are

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

What We Do

We are an accredited nonprofit institution classified as a “Best National University” (U.S. News & World Report).

George Fox offers more than 60 undergraduate programs, 14 master’s and doctoral degrees, seven degree-completion programs for working adults, and seven seminary degrees on the university’s campus in Newberg, Oregon, and at teaching sites in Portland and Redmond, Oregon.

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Our ‘Be Known’ Promise

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

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Quick Facts

14 to 1 ratio 16:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

4,084 students

100% Christian Faculty & Staff

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80+ Undergraduate, Graduate & Seminary Programs

2023-24 National Rankings

Best Regional Colleges

The Princeton Review

#1 Christian College in Oregon


Best National Universities

U.S. News & World Report

#1 Private College in Oregon

The Wall Street Journal

Our Mission

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion.

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