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George Fox University Admission Requirements

Newberg, Oregon

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Chances of getting into George Fox University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
91%
Admission Difficulty for George Fox University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Challenging 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into George Fox University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at George Fox University is 91%.  It ranks #14 in Oregon for lowest rate of acceptance. George Fox University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,441 out of 2,685 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent (SAT 1020/1230 ACT 19/28). George Fox University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.3. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The George Fox University application fee is $40 and applications are due by Jul 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to George Fox University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 80% of students submitted SAT scores and 42% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

George Fox University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1020-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT 
80%
SAT Scores for George Fox University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for George Fox University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1130

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to George Fox University?

George Fox University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. George Fox University ranks #7 in Oregon for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 80 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

George Fox University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1230 and Above Good >95%
1125 to 1230 Avg + 91%-95%
1020 to 1125 Avg - 84%-91%
915 to 1020 Reach 74%-84%
Less than 915 Low <74%
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George Fox University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
19-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
42%
ACT Scores for George Fox University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for George Fox University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into George Fox University?

Admission data indicates that George Fox University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Oregon for highest average ACT composite score. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to George Fox University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

George Fox University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
28 and Above Good >95%
23 to 28 Avg + 91%-95%
19 to 23 Avg - 85%-91%
15 to 19 Reach 76%-85%
Less than 15 Low <76%
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George Fox University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.3
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into George Fox University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into George Fox University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at George Fox University was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #15 in Oregon for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as George Fox University accepts 91% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted George Fox University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 12.5% Good
3.75 to 3.99 0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 37.5% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 0% Avg +
3.00 to 3.24 25.0% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 25.0% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

61% of George Fox University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted George Fox University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 32%
Top 25% of class 61%
Top 50% of class 85%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

George Fox University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,583 1,102 2,685
Accepted 1,448 993 2,441
Acceptance Rate 91% 90% 91%
Enrolled 283 188 471
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 19% 19%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to George Fox University is $40.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to George Fox University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

George Fox University Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at George Fox University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=208822 IPEDS survey data for George Fox University.

FAQs

Does George Fox University prefer SAT or ACT?

80% of students submit their SAT scores to George Fox University. 42% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into George Fox University?

91% of those who apply are granted admission to George Fox University. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for George Fox University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1230. 80% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for George Fox University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 28. 42% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.