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General Information
414 N Meridian St
Newberg , Oregon 97132

Disability Resource Office

Lemmons 9
414 N Meridian St - Box 6243
Newberg, OR 97132
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About George Fox University

George Fox University is a well-established and highly regarded institution located in Newberg, Oregon. With its strong commitment to providing an exceptional education grounded in the Christian faith, George Fox has garnered a reputation for academic excellence and character development.

As a private, not-for-profit university, George Fox offers students a supportive and focused learning environment. The university is known for its smaller class sizes, allowing for more personalized attention and a collaborative educational experience. This emphasis on individualized instruction enables students to engage deeply with their coursework and develop strong relationships with their professors.

Situated in the quaint city of Newberg, George Fox University offers students a picturesque and serene campus setting. Nestled in the heart of Oregon’s vibrant Willamette Valley, the university benefits from its close proximity to both Portland and the stunning Pacific coastline. This prime location allows students to enjoy a balance between the tranquility of a smaller town and the dynamic opportunities offered by a major city.

The university’s commitment to accessibility is evident through its dedication to providing a supportive and inclusive campus for all students. With an accessibility score of 1, George Fox strives to ensure that every individual, regardless of their physical or learning abilities, feels welcomed and accommodated. The university actively works to remove barriers and create an environment that fosters growth and inclusivity.

In terms of academics, George Fox University offers a comprehensive range of programs across multiple disciplines. Students can pursue undergraduate degrees in fields such as business, education, health sciences, engineering, and arts and sciences. Graduate and professional programs are also available, including those in counseling psychology, business administration, education, and theology.

George Fox University’s commitment to providing a well-rounded education is exemplified through its emphasis on research and experiential learning. Students have the opportunity to engage in hands-on research projects, field studies, internships, and community service, enhancing their classroom learning with practical experiences. This approach allows students to develop skills that are highly valued in the professional world, preparing them for successful careers and meaningful contributions to their communities.

Beyond academics, George Fox University offers a vibrant campus life with a wide range of extracurricular activities and organizations. Students can participate in clubs, intramural sports, performing arts groups, and community service initiatives, fostering a sense of community and personal growth. The university also emphasizes spiritual development, providing opportunities for students to explore and deepen their Christian faith through chapel services, retreats, and faith-based organizations.

With its beautiful campus, high academic standards, and commitment to accessibility and personal growth, George Fox University has become a prominent institution for higher education in the Pacific Northwest. Whether students seek a rigorous academic experience, a supportive community, or a strong foundation in their faith, George Fox offers all the necessary ingredients for a transformative educational journey.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations