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George Fox University

Newberg, OR 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate92%
Acceptance Rate92%

George Fox University Admissions

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George Fox University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of George Fox University's admissions stats.

George Fox University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.7
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 8%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 10%
Waitlist No

George Fox University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for George Fox University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes November 1 ––

Considering Applying Early to George Fox University?

George Fox University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with George Fox University directly for more information about early applications.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on George Fox University Admissions

Transferring to George Fox University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to George Fox University

George Fox University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does George Fox University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at George Fox University

What does George Fox University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with George Fox University for more information on admission factors.

George Fox University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to George Fox University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with George Fox University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into George Fox University?

Students admitted to George Fox University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

George Fox University does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

George Fox University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 8% of George Fox University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of George Fox University students scored 670 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of George Fox University students scored 680 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.

To be most competitive at George Fox University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 28 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for George Fox University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for George Fox University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

More Information on Transferring to George Fox University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to George Fox University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in George Fox University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

George Fox University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to George Fox University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to George Fox University.

Does George Fox University accept transfer credits?

✅ George Fox University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. George Fox University accepts:

• Life Long Learning Credit

Does George Fox University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ George Fox University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to George Fox University?

❌ No, George Fox University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is George Fox University's acceptance rate?

✅ George Fox University's acceptance rate is 99%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at George Fox University?

🟨 George Fox University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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George Fox University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into George Fox University? George Fox University is a somewhat selective institution. The George Fox University acceptance rate is 92%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.


George Fox University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to George Fox University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to George Fox University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

George Fox University ACT Scores


ACT Range

20 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above


20 to 28


20 and Less


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George Fox University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

530 - 670


Reading SAT Range

560 - 680

George Fox University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At George Fox University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.7. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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