Study abroad at George Fox University
George Fox University (GFU) is a private US liberal arts university near Portland, Oregon. As a small university with just over 4,000 students, staff know students by name and can give them a personalized learning experience.
Its main campus is in Newberg, a safe and green Oregon city, with teaching centers in Portland and Salem too. You can choose to study for a bachelor's degree with more than 40 majors, as well as 13 master's and doctoral degrees.
GFU is a Christian university where students take Bible classes and weekly chapel services. All students are also required to observe the school's Lifestyle Agreement. The University has a two-year residency requirement meaning most students live on campus.
Why study at GFU?
- Staff to student ratio
The staff student ratio at GFU is just 14:1
- Best religiously affiliated
Forbes ranks George Fox in the top 10 ‘Best Religiously Affiliated Colleges’ in the United States
Life as an international student
George Fox is a great environment for international students to make their home. The University prides itself on being a safe, caring, welcoming environment. International students choose GFU for the American experience and an excellent education that the University offers.
The George Fox student activities committee put on at least one event each week which can include movie nights, coffeehouse gatherings, concerts, and theme dances. Students can also be involved in NCAA Division III athletics teams and activity groups.
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Fees and funding
George Fox students receive one of the top values among private universities in the Northwest. See below for a detailed breakdown of all costs and fees.
Up to $16,000 per year. Automatically awarded to qualified admitted students based on academic performance, including SAT or ACT scores and GPA. Merit Scholarship amounts are determined upon admission.
No Postgraduate scholarships are available for international students.
George Fox University
414 N Meridian St, Newberg, OR 97132, USA
Located on the Willamette River, Newberg has a population of 23,300. Historic downtown Newberg consists of a variety of stores, art galleries, coffee shops, restaurants and a retro movie theater.
safest city in OregonNewberg voted 2nd
Visa requirements for George Fox University
Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.USA student visa requirements