Deadline nears for prospective undergraduate students interested in applying for spring semester at George Fox
October 26th, 2011
Merit scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $15,000 per year available for those who qualify
NEWBERG, Ore. – Prospective undergraduate students seeking entrance into George Fox University for the spring 2012 semester have until Tuesday, Nov. 15, to apply for admission. Those who act after that date are still eligible to apply but will be considered on a space-available basis.
All prospective students who apply and get accepted are eligible for college scholarships that include merit scholarships based on high school academic performance (GPA, SAT Reading and Math score and ACT composite score). Merit scholarships range from $6,000 to $15,000 per year, with the top amount reserved for National Merit finalists and semifinalists, National Hispanic Scholars or National Achievement Scholars.
Those interested in applying for admission may do so online at apply.georgefox.edu. More information is also available by calling the undergraduate admissions office at 1-800-765-4369, ext. 2240.
George Fox undergraduate students have more than 40 majors to choose from. Forbes ranks George Fox as one of the top 20 Christian colleges in the country, and the university is also among the top 40 schools in the nation in percentage of students who study abroad (U.S. News & World Report, 2011). More than half the school’s undergraduate students participate in a study-abroad experience before they graduate.
In addition, George Fox is one of only 11 schools – joining the likes of Yale, Dartmouth, Cal Tech and the University of Chicago – that participates in the Richter Scholars Program, a national initiative that funds undergraduate and graduate individual research projects.
George Fox’s undergraduate campus is located on 85 tree-shaded acres in Oregon’s Willamette Valley – only 23 miles south of Portland and within driving distance of both the Oregon Coast and Mt. Hood. Those interested in visiting campus are invited to do so though any one of the university’s visitation events, including Bruin Preview, Fridays@Fox (an open-house event held an average of two to three Fridays a month during the academic year), or through a prearranged individual visit. For more about the school’s visitation events, go to visit.georgefox.edu.
George Fox University is ranked by Forbes among the top Christian colleges in the country and is a Christian university classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first tier regional university and a “Best Value” school. More than 3,500 students attend classes on the university’s campus in Newberg, Ore., and at teaching centers in Portland, Salem, and Redmond, Ore., and Boise, Idaho. George Fox offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, degree-completion programs for working adults, five seminary degrees, and 11 master’s and doctoral degrees.
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
1-800-765-4369, ext. 2240