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 four thousand students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores between 1030 (25th percentile) to 1270 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and within the range of 19 (25th percentile) to 27 (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 2.98 to 3.45 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of around 82 percent with 24 percent of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall George Fox University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for George Fox University was reported as 82.4% in Fall 2020 with over 3,010 college 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

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 27
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for George Fox University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 63.8%
  • 2017-2018: 81.9%
  • 2018-2019: 82.3%
  • 2019-2020: 82.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 74.3%

How Does George Fox University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for George Fox University is forty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Linfield College-McMinnville Campus81.7%
Pacific University86.6%
Lewis & Clark College72.2%
Reed College39.5%
Pacific Northwest College of Art87.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to George Fox University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading520 - 640
Math510 - 630
Total Score1030 - 1270
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 26
Math18 - 26
Composite Score19 - 27
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