About George Fox University

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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  • 4,080

    Enrollment (2017-18)

  • 2,414

    Traditional Undergraduates

  • 284

    Adult Degree Completion Students

  • 1,382

    Graduate Students

  • 195

    Full-time Faculty

  • 14:1

    Student-Faculty Ratio (undergraduate)

  • 3.62

    Average High School GPA (4.0 scale)

  • 37

    States Represented

  • 28.7%

    Ethnic Minorities

Where we live

George Fox is ideally situated in the heart of the beautiful Willamette Valley in Newberg, rated among the top ten "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. We also have sites in Portland, Salem and Redmond, Oregon.

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MissionWhat 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.