Vision, Mission and Values


Our Purpose

To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

Our Vision

To be the Christian university of choice known for empowering students to achieve exceptional life outcomes.

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.

Our Values

  • Students First
  • Christ in Everything
  • Innovation to Improve Outcomes

Our Promise

At George Fox, each student will Be Known – personally, academically and spiritually.

Core Themes

George Fox University’s mission can be expressed in four essential elements, or core themes:

  1. Excellence in liberal arts foundation
  2. Excellence in professional preparation
  3. Christ-centered community
  4. Local and global engagement

Faith Statement

Since its founding in 1891, George Fox has remained an intentionally Christ-centered institution. To learn more about the university’s theological beliefs, read our Statement of Faith.