George Fox University is classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier regional university, and Forbes ranks it among the nation's top Christian colleges. George Fox offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, adult degree programs, five seminary degrees, and 11 master’s and doctoral degrees through its graduate programs.
More than 3,400 students attend classes on the university’s residential campus in Newberg, at its Portland and Salem, Ore., centers, and at other teaching sites in Oregon. George Fox is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities.
Our Mission and Vision
George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity and serve with passion. Our vision is to become one of the most innovative and engaging universities in the western United States known for academic excellence and for connecting the message of Jesus Christ to the global challenges and opportunities of the future.
Academics with Personal Attention
At George Fox, students will "Be Known" academically, professionally and spiritually. We provide students with personal attention, global opportunities to learn and serve, and a supportive community that encourages academic rigor and spiritual growth. Since our founding in 1891, we’ve made the integration of faith and learning central to our mission as a Christian college.
At Oregon’s Christian university, you receive personal attention from professors whose first priority is teaching. Our 13:1 student-faculty ratio is among the lowest in the region.
In addition to its Forbes designation as one of America's top 10 Christian colleges, George Fox is listed as a "Best in the West" school by The Princeton Review.