Top-ranked Christian College Sets Priority Deadline for Incoming Freshmen

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All who apply by deadline are eligible for maximum aid at George Fox University, ranked by Forbes as one of the top 100 ‘Best American Colleges.’

The priority deadline for freshmen interested in applying for fall 2010 undergraduate admission to George Fox University is Monday, Feb. 1.

All prospective freshmen who apply on or before that date are eligible for the maximum amount of college scholarships and the university’s Scholarship Competition, a mid-February event in which students with outstanding academic records, test scores and leadership ability compete for academic scholarships and leadership awards.

Application information is available by visiting the university’s undergraduate admissions site at

George Fox undergraduate students have more than 40 majors to choose from. Forbes ranks George Fox as one of the top 100 colleges (No. 58) in the country and highest among Christian colleges in the nation. The university is also one of the top-25 schools in the nation in percentage of students who study abroad (U.S. News & World Report, 2009). About two-thirds of undergraduate students participate in a study-abroad experience before they graduate.

In addition, each full-time undergraduate student admitted receives a MacBook computer to keep upon graduation. George Fox is also 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.

George Fox University is the only Christian college in the Pacific Northwest classified as a national university by U.S. News & World Report. More than 3,200 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 12 master’s and doctoral degrees.

Lindsay Peterson
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
1-800-765-4369, ext. 2242


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