University Recognized for Value, Innovation in Latest U.S. News Rankings

University Included Among ‘America’s Best Colleges’ for 30th Time

For the 31st year, George Fox was named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report, while also earning high marks in the publication’s annual college rankings issue for overall value, innovation, engineering and undergraduate teaching programs, and its offerings for veterans.

George Fox ranked 24th out of 127 schools in the “Best Regional Universities” West category and made the magazine’s “Best Value Schools” list, landing at No. 18 out of 58 in the “Regional Universities West” category. The university was also listed in the “Best Undergraduate Engineering Program” rankings and was recognized for the quality of its undergraduate teaching programs, ranking No. 8 in the “Best Undergraduate Teaching” category among regional universities in the West.

In addition, George Fox was listed as one of the magazine’s “Best Colleges for Veterans” and rated high (No. 7) in its regional category of the “Most Innovative Schools,” deemed as those colleges and universities that “are making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities” in a survey of peer institutions.

U.S. News wasn’t alone in its praise of the university: Niche.com, a website dedicated to evaluating schools, neighborhoods and workplaces based on public data sets and more than 100 million reviews and survey responses, ranked George Fox as the “Best Christian College” in Oregon for 2019.

George Fox’s U.S. News & World Report rankings

  • No. 24 “Best Regional Universities West”
  • No. 18 “Best Value Schools” in “Best Regional Universities West”
  • No. 8 “Best Undergraduate Teaching Programs” in “Best Regional Universities West”
  • No. 7 “Most Innovative Schools” in “Best Regional Universities West”
  • No. 15 “Best Schools for Veterans” in “Best Regional Universities West”
  • No. 82 “Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs” (ABET-accredited schools offering a bachelor’s or master’s degree)