George Fox University is on a 108-acre campus in the small town setting of Newberg, Oregon, not far from Portland.
There are many activities and organizations for George Fox University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? George Fox University does not have fraternities or sororities.
George Fox University has the Student Government. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at George Fox University include Christian Ministries, Orientation Committee, Outdoor Club and Bruin Ambassadors and Blue Zone.
George Fox University students' favorite campus traditions are Serve Day, Juniors Abroad and Homecoming.
This table offers information on housing at George Fox University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||52%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,336|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,230|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||48%|
George Fox University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
The majority of George Fox University students live on campus. In 2022, 52% of undergrads at George Fox University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 48% of students lived off-campus or commuted to George Fox University. There are 1,336 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,564 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,230 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 89% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
At George Fox University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at George Fox University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
George Fox University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The George Fox University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
George Fox University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, George Fox University has parking lot cameras, video surveillance of key buildings.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit George Fox University, take Interstate 5 to Newberg, OR. If you need to fly, book your flight to Portland International Airport (PDX) airport.
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