Journal Title George Fox Journal Online

Bruin Notes

Enrollment Breaks 3,000

A record incoming freshman class packed residence halls and pushed George Fox University enrollment to 3,034 students this fall. The overall 4.2 percent enrollment increase from last fall gives George Fox its 18th consecutive year of enrollment growth.

"Our growing academic reputation and our new undergraduate programs are fueling our growth," says Dana Miller, vice president for marketing and advancement.

The university enrolled 396 first-time freshmen, a 15.1 percent increase from last year. Of the 527 new traditional undergraduate students, more than 70 expressed interest in pursuing the university’s new bachelor’s degrees in nursing or engineering.

With on-campus housing filled to near capacity, administrators are planning the construction of a new residence hall by fall 2006.

This fall, the university has 1,042 graduate students, 230 seminary students, and 1,762 undergraduate students, including 274 in adult professional studies programs. Last fall, George Fox had 2,913 students. In 1986, enrollment was 549.

2004 3,034 Total
1,762 Undergraduates (includes 274 degree-completion)
1,272 Graduate Students
1994 1,658 Total
1,425 Undergraduates (includes 206 degree-completion)
233 Graduate Students
1984 624 Total
624 Undergraduates


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