About George Fox University
Located in Newberg, Ore., George Fox offers undergraduate students personal attention (13.6-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio), subsidized overseas study experiences, and an education that emphasizes spiritual development and service.
George Fox is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities and offers bachelor's degrees in more than 40 majors, adult degree programs for working professionals, five seminary degrees, and 12 master's and doctoral degrees.
Enrollment (2013-14): 3,712
Student-faculty ratio: 13.6-to-1
Location: The 108-acre tree-shaded Newberg, Ore., campus is 23 miles from Portland, Ore., and is situated within driving distance of both Mt. Hood and the Pacific Coast.
President: Robin E. Baker (2007-present)
Every fall, the university closes for its annual Serve Day and sends more than 1,700 students and employees into the local community to do volunteer service projects. Many students also use their winter, spring and summer breaks to volunteer locally and internationally on school-sponsored service trips.
More than half of traditional undergraduates study abroad before graduating, ranking the university No. 49 out of 1,400 American colleges in study-abroad participation (U.S. News & World Report). Each spring, George Fox sponsors Juniors Abroad, three-week international study tours led by faculty members. Students also may study for a semester abroad or domestically through off-campus semester programs.
Opportunities for extracurricular involvement include music, drama, journalism, student government, radio, clubs, intramurals and intercollegiate athletics. George Fox competes in NCAA Division III and fields seven men's teams (baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis and track) and eight women's teams (basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and volleyball). The school won national titles in women's basketball (2009) and baseball (2004).