Special Students-High School

High School Students

Program Details

A High School Special Student program is available to qualified high school students. This permits study in undergraduate courses at George Fox University while a student completes a high school program. Enrollment is at the discretion of George Fox University.

Eligibility Requirements

  • An applicant must have completed the sophomore year of high school.
  • An applicant who graduated from high school more than six months ago is not eligible.
  • Students must receive grades of C or better in GFU classes to continue taking classes as a High School Special Student.


  • Students pay a $40 registration fee each semester.
  • Fall or Spring terms: Students pay $50/credit
  • May term and Summer Online Sessions: Students pay traditional undergraduate tuition, which is 50% of the full traditional undergraduate tuition in fall and spring. See the Student Accounts page for the specific per credit rates.
  • All registered students must complete Vehicle Registration through MyGFU, even if a vehicle will not be used on campus. For students who will be parking on campus, a $40 parking permit will be issued. Please contact Security Services for more information.

What do I need to know?

  1. Students are limited to one class per fall and spring semesters.
  2. Students are limited to one class in May Term in the summer semester.
  3. Students are limited to three classes in the Summer Online sessions during summer semester.
  4. A maximum of 12 credits can be accrued as a High School Special Student.
  5. All courses require professor and department chair permission to enroll. The Registrar's Office will contact the department for you once your application has been received.
  6. Enrollment is at the discretion of the University.
  7. Regular admission is required to enter a degree program and special student enrollment does not guarantee subsequent admission to any degree program.

Application Procedures for High School Special Student

  1. Search the Class Schedule to find a listing of available courses.
  2. Browse the Catalog for course descriptions.
  3. Download an application.
  4. Submit the application to the Registrar's Office prior to registration.
  5. On the first day of class, the student should contact the Registrar's Office to determine if space is available for the course. If the space is available, the student will be admitted to the class and charged course and lab fees if applicable.


Contact the Registrar's Office, Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm at 503-554-2218 or by email (registrar@georgefox.edu).

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