George Fox University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,860
2.7% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$28,840
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.484%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
91.7%
3,542 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
4,028
73.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
71.5%
451 Graduates

About

George Fox University is a higher education institution located in Yamhill County, OR. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at George Fox University were Teacher Education (110 degrees awarded), Counseling Psychology (63 degrees), and General Education (41 degrees).

In 2022, 1,312 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at George Fox University. 65.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (974 degrees), 7.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (134 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at George Fox University is $38,860, which is $14,864 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at George Fox University is $38,860, which is $14,864 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,840.

In 2022, 91% of undergraduate students attending George Fox University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$38,860
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at George Fox University was $38,860. The cost of tuition at George Fox University is $14,864 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$28,840
2022 Value
7.67%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 George Fox University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,840. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of George Fox University grew by 7.67%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,700
Room and Board
$950
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at George Fox University was of $12,700 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 5.05% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $950. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at George Fox University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.41% with respect to 2021, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.484%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at George Fox University was 0.484%, which represents 5 out of the 1033 total borrowers.

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Admissions

George Fox University received 3,542 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 10.5% annual growth. Out of those 3,542 applicants, 3,249 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.7% acceptance rate.

There were 4,028 students enrolled at George Fox University in 2022. 10% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

George Fox University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,249
Accepted Out of 3,542

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of George Fox University was 91.7% (3,249 admissions from 3,542 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 82.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 10.5%, while admissions declined by −0.521%..

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SAT Scores

10%
Submission Percentage (2022)
60
Scores Submitted (2022)

10% of enrolled first-time students at George Fox University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

George Fox University had a total enrollment of 4,028 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at George Fox University is 2,978 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,050. This means that 73.9% of students enrolled at George Fox University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at George Fox University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.5% White, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.75% Two or More Races, 5.26% Asian, 3.97% Black or African American, 0.472% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.422% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at George Fox University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.3%), followed by White Male (26.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.4%), followed by White Male (24.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at George Fox University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,028 students. The full-time enrollment at George Fox University is 2,978 and the part-time enrollment is 1,050. This means that 73.9% of students enrolled at George Fox University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at George Fox University was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), George Fox University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,677 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    567 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    272 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at George Fox University is 66.5% White, 14.1% Hispanic or Latino, 6.75% Two or More Races, 5.26% Asian, 3.97% Black or African American, 0.472% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.422% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 92 students (2.28%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 414 more women than men received degrees from George Fox University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at George Fox University is white (974 degrees awarded). There were 7.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (134 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at George Fox University is Teacher Education (110 degrees awarded), followed by Counseling Psychology (63 degrees) and General Education (41 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at George Fox University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (110 degrees awarded), Psychology (157 degrees), and Education (247 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at George Fox University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,675,306 people), Secondary school teachers (474,937 people), Education administrators (307,328 people), Social workers, all other (272,541 people), and Other managers (220,574 people).

The most specialized majors at George Fox University in 2022 are Theology (110 degrees awarded), Psychology (157 degrees), Education (247 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (58 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (60 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at George Fox University are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Financial examiners

The most specialized majors at George Fox University are Theology (110 degrees awarded), Psychology (157 degrees), Education (247 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (58 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (60 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at George Fox University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,096,478 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (413,228 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (391,250 people), Individual & family services (274,606 people), and Outpatient care centers (255,949 people).

The most specialized majors at George Fox University are Theology (110 degrees awarded), Psychology (157 degrees), Education (247 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (58 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (60 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by George Fox University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 70 degrees awarded
  2. 70 degrees awarded
  3. 52 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at George Fox University was Registered Nursing with 70 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

449
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
863
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 449 degrees were awarded to men at George Fox University, which is 0.52 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (863).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 64 degrees were awarded to men at George Fox University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.14 times more than the 56 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 77 degrees were awarded to men at George Fox University in Teacher Education, which is 2.33 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 55% of students graduating from George Fox University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at George Fox University is Male and Asian (80% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.33% of graduates (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    974 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    134 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    77 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at George Fox University is white (974 degrees awarded). There were 7.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (134 degrees).

1.3% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    650 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    324 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    91 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at George Fox University is white female (650 degrees awarded). There were 2.01 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (324 degrees).

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Operations

George Fox University has an endowment valued at nearly $29.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−16.9%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, George Fox University had a total salary expenditure of 91.6M. George Fox University employs 85 Assistant professors, 47 Associate professors and 45 Professors. Most academics at George Fox University are Female Assistant professor (47), Male Assistant professor (38), and Male Professor (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at George Fox University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 63 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 56 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees.

Endowment

$29.2M
2022 Endowment
9.45%
decline from 2021

George Fox University has an endowment valued at about $29.2M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of George Fox University declined 9.45% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17.4M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$41.8M
2022 Salaries
1.92%
growth from 2021

In 2022, George Fox University paid a median of $41.8M in salaries, which represents 45.6% of their overall expenditure ($91.6M) and a 1.92% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.7M
Instructional Salaries
180
Number of Employees

In 2022, George Fox University paid a total of $13.7M to 180 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
85 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
63 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at George Fox University were Assistant professor with 85 employees, Associate professor with 47 employees, and Professor with 45 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at George Fox University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 63 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 56 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 43 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at George Fox University was Female Assistant professor with 47 employees, Male Assistant professor with 38 employees, and Male Professor with 32 employees.

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