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Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a high school graduate or have completed GED

George Fox University

About George Fox University

George Fox University is a nationally recognized private school located in Newberg, OR, just outside of Portland. The university was founded in 1885 and is the oldest Christian university in the state, and the school still offers programs with a Christian viewpoint and is committed to providing programs that empower students spiritually and academically. George Fox University enrolls around 4,100 students annually in its undergraduate and graduate programs.

As an undergraduate student at George Fox, you can choose from more than 50 different majors - including programs in the business, education, science, and nursing fields. Graduate students can choose from 15 additional programs, like the Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in School Counseling, Master of Education, or Doctor of Psychology. The school's Portland Seminary campus also offers graduate degrees and certificates in areas of in ministry, theological studies, divinity, and spiritual direction. George Fox offers a variety of online programs as well - including a Doctor of Business Administration, Master of Education, Doctor of Education, teaching endorsements, school administrator programs, and seminary programs.

Adult learners who have already completed some college courses may be interested in the accelerated degree-completion programs are offered at George Fox's Portland Center and Salem sites. Program options include bachelor's degrees in elementary education, health administration, management and organizational leadership, project management, RN to BSN, and social and behavioral studies.

Why George Fox University?

  • Recognized University: U.S. News & World Report ranked George Fox University as one of the 'Best Regional Universities' in the West in 2018. The school was also ranked among the top 10 'Best Religiously Affiliated Colleges' in the United States by Forbes magazine.
  • Program Options: As a student at George Fox university, you can choose from more than 50 traditional undergraduate majors, pre-professional programs, graduate degrees, teacher credentialing programs, and seminary programs.
  • Transfer Credits: Applicants to the degree-completion programs can transfer previous college credits as well as receive credit for life experiences.
  • Small-Class Sizes: The average class size at George Fox is 18 - which means you'll be able to 'be seen' and receive personal attention from your instructors
  • Accredited University: George Fox University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to George Fox University must have a high school diploma or GED. Some programs have additional requirements.

George Fox University offers the following degree programs:

  1. Adult Degree Program
    • Adult Degree Program - Elementary Education
    • Adult Degree Program - Healthcare Administration
    • Adult Degree Program - Management and Organizational Leadership
    • Adult Degree Program - Project Management
    • Adult Degree Program - Social and Behavioral Studies
  2. Education
    • Master of Arts in Teaching
  3. Healthcare
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing