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George Fox University

Newberg, Oregon

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George Fox University

Private 4 Year

About George Fox University

George Fox University (GFU) is a Christian university of liberal arts and sciences and professional studies located in Newberg, Oregon, United States. Founded as a school for Quakers in 1885, the private school has more than 3,900 students combined between its main campus in Newberg and its centers in Portland, Salem and Redmond. Graduate studies include psychology, social work, business, education, counseling, physical therapy and seminary. The 108-acre (0.44 km2) main campus is located near downtown Newberg, near the junction of Oregon Route 99W and Oregon Route 219. George Fox competes athletically at the NCAA Division III level in the Northwest Conference as the Bruins. The school colors are navy blue and old gold.


Located in Newberg, Oregon.

414 N Meridian St, Newberg, OR, 97132, Yamhill County

George Fox University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#238 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Oregon

#4 of 88

2024 Best Private Colleges in Oregon

#1 of 62

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at George Fox University is Business Management followed by Education, Psychology, Medical and Admin & Social Services.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from George Fox University within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni