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George Fox College

Overview
Type of school: Private institution
Year founded: 1891
Affiliation: Evangelical Friends
Academic calendar: Semester
Undergraduate student body: 1,882
Environment: Suburban
Endowment: $20,406,542
Admissions Address

414 N. Meridian Street
Newberg, OR 97132

Website

http://www.georgefox.edu

Admissions E-mail

admissions@georgefox.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.6
Send application by: Rolling
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Dale Seipp, Jr.
Admissions office telephone: (800) 765-4369
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: Rolling
Decision sent by: Accept offer by: May 1 (or within 2 weeks if notified thereafter)
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Send application by: December 1
 
Decision sent by: December 15
Application fee: $40
Is the fee refundable? No
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? No
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: No
Electronic application:
 
http://apply.georgefox.edu Tuition deposit: $300 (Refundable by May 1)
Room deposit: None
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Recommended
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 0 4
Mathematics 0 3
Science 0 3
Lab 0 3
Foreign language 0 2
Social studies 0 2
History 0 2
Academic electives N/A 0
Total academic units 0 16

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: Recommended
Admissions interview: Recommended
Off-campus interview: May be arranged
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: August 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing, ACT without writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? No
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Not considered
Academic GPA: Important
Standardized test scores: Important
Application essay: Important
Recommendation: Important
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Considered
Character/personal qualities: Considered
First generation: Not considered
Alumni/ae relation: Not considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Considered
Racial/ethnic status: Not considered
Volunteer work: Considered
Work experience: Considered
Level of applicant's interest: Not considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 86%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: 98%
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 82%
Total applicants: 1,142
Total acceptances: 978
Total freshman enrollment: 417
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: 33%
Male applicants: 440
Male acceptances: 371
Male freshman enrollment: 153
 
Female applicants: 702
Female acceptances: 607
Female freshman enrollment: 264
Out-of-state freshmen: 37%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 31%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 60%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 86%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 73%
Average high school GPA: 3.6
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 99%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 89%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 480 – 610
Math: 480 – 610
Combined: 960 – 1220

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 5.4% 5.4%
600-699 27.5% 23.2%
500-599 36.7% 42.3%
400-499 24.8% 24.3%
300-399 5.7% 4.9%
200-299 0.0% 0.0%

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 25%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 19 – 26
Math: 19 – 26
Composite: 20 – 26

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 7.6% 13.2% 6.6%
24-29 37.7% 34.9% 36.8%
18-23 45.3% 32.1% 37.7%
12-17 9.4% 19.8% 18.9%
6-11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Below 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

 



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