National & Regional

George Fox University is:

Academic Programs

The following George Fox University programs are accredited:

Degree Program(s) Accrediting Body
Business Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP)
Counseling :
  • Clinical mental health counseling
  • Marriage, couple and family counseling
  • School counseling
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP)
Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) (details)
Engineering Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET
Music National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
Oregon State Board of Nursing (OSBN)
Physical Therapy Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
Physician Assistant Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC PA)
Psychology American Psychological Association (APA)
School Counseling and
School Psychology
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC)
  • Degrees and certificates fulfill all educational requirements for licensure
Seminary Association of Theological Schools (ATS)
Social Work Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)


George Fox University is a governing member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Each of the more than 100 U.S. member institutions is committed to academic excellence and to the integration of faith, learning, and living. The coalition, comprising four-year liberal arts colleges and universities with regional accreditation, provides a medium for strengthening and unifying this important sector of private higher education.

More detail about our memberships can be found on the accreditation and memberships page.

Accreditation Calendar

Dates of accreditation visits, documents and events:

Send corrections and questions to or call 503-554-2141.

Pre-Accreditation Visit Reminders

When the date for an onsite accreditation visit is known, departments should be sure to notify the following:

Doing so will ensure clear communication, accurate expectations and adequate support.