George Fox hosts Oregon Private College Week sessions

Record number of applicants at George Fox University

Prospective students interested in learning more about a George Fox University education are invited to a series of free campus visits scheduled in conjunction with Oregon Private College Week.

Governor's proclamation

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a proclamation that the week of July 28 through Aug. 1 be set aside to recognize the “indispensable contributions of Oregon’s private, nonprofit sector of higher education to Oregon’s communities.”

George Fox is among 11 schools taking part in the event. Students who visit at least four participating institutions during the week will receive application fee waivers that may be applied to any of the colleges or universities visited.

George Fox sessions

At George Fox, sessions will run twice daily, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 2 to 4:30 p.m., during the week. Prospective students and their families are invited to learn about academic programs and financial aid, meet experts in admissions and tour the campus. The program is specifically designed for prospective students who have not gone through the application process.

Register Online The deadline for reservations is noon on Friday, July 25. However, George Fox will accept walk-ins for each session throughout the week. More information on the George Fox event is available by contacting Nate McIntyre, senior associate director of undergraduate admissions, at 503-554-2255.

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Participating schools are members of the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities. Alliance-member campuses enroll 18 percent of the state’s undergraduates and annually award 22 percent of all baccalaureate degrees in Oregon, including high-need fields such as STEM (22 percent), health professions (35 percent), business (23 percent), and public administration and social service (27 percent).