George Fox University

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George Fox University can be found in Newberg, OR, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. George Fox University has an enrollment of nearly three thousand students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 1400 (25th percentile) to 1790 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 20 (25th percentile) to 26 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is typical among applicants accepted to George Fox University. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the George Fox University average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.45 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 75 percent with 34 percent of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall George Fox University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for George Fox University was reported as 75.3% in Fall 2013 with over 2,430 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1400 - 1790
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into George Fox University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of George Fox University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for George Fox University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 68.8%
  • 2010-2011: 69.4%
  • 2011-2012: 79.6%
  • 2012-2013: 75.5%
  • 2013-2014: 75.3%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 74.9%

How Does George Fox University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for George Fox University is thirty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Linfield College-McMinnville Campus92.2%
Pacific University86.2%
Lewis & Clark College62.9%
Reed College48.5%
Pacific Northwest College of Art64.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to George Fox University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 600
Math470 - 600
Writing460 - 590
Total Score1400 - 1790
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 27
Math19 - 26
Composite Score20 - 26
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