George Fox University

Newberg, OR 97132
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George Fox University is one of the twenty-four private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Oregon. The campus is located in Newberg town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,076 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 634 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 526 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 83%). Every year 72% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

George Fox University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $34,500, and fees were $516. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $34,500 and $516 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Town
Number of Students4,076
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate83%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 7 39
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
11/01/1959 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/12/2008 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1050 to 1270
ACT21 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates $40

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,044/credit
In State Students$1,044/credit
Out of State Students$1,044/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$717/credit
In State Students$717/credit
Out of State Students$717/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $46,980 $46,980 $46,980
ADN 70 $73,080 $73,080 $73,080
BSN 125 $130,500 $130,500 $130,500
FNP 50 $35,850 $35,850 $35,850
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of George Fox University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 27% $4,115
Other Federal Grant 12% $1,167
State Grant & Scholarships 14% $2,266
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 97% $16,247
Federal Student Loans 72% $5,819
Private Loans 9% $15,784


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,586
$30,001 to $48,000$22,956
$48,001 to $75,000$26,076
$75,001 to $110,000$29,973
Over $110,000$32,894

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oregon state board of nursing.
George Fox University
414 N Meridian St
Newberg, OR 97132

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