George Fox University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$33,370

2.9% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$27,935

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.57%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

63.8%

3,115 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

4,139

75.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

63.5%

310 Graduates

About

George Fox University is a higher education institution located in Yamhill County, OR. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at George Fox University were General Business Administration & Management (117 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (40 degrees), and Behavioral Sciences (31 degrees).

In 2016, 989 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at George Fox University. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (696 degrees), 6.96 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (100 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at George Fox University is $33,370, which is $13,210 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at George Fox University is $33,370, which is $13,210 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,935.

In 2016, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$33,370

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at George Fox University was $33,370. The cost of tuition at George Fox University is $13,210 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$27,935

2016 Value

4.12%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 George Fox University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,935. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of George Fox University grew by 4.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,152

Room and Board

$950

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at George Fox University was of $10,152 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $950. The cost of room and board increased by 2.92% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at George Fox University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.22% with respect to 2015, when 90% 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.

2.57%

2015 Default Rate

24

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at George Fox University was 2.57%, which represents 24 out of the 935 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

George Fox University received 3,115 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 7.3% annual growth. Out of those 3,115 applicants, 1,986 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.8% acceptance rate.

There were 4,139 students enrolled at George Fox University in 2016, and 78% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

George Fox University has an overall enrollment yield of 32%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.8%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,986

Accepted Out of 3,115

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of George Fox University was 63.8% (1,986 admissions from 3,115 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 76.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 7.3%, while admissions declined by -10.7%.

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SAT Scores

78%

Submission Percentage

498

Scores Submitted

78% of enrolled first-time students at George Fox University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

George Fox University has a total enrollment of 4,139 students. The full-time enrollment at George Fox University is 3,114 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,025. This means that 75.2% of students enrolled at George Fox University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at George Fox University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.1% White, 9.95% Hispanic or Latino, 5.94% Two or More Races, 4.69% Asian, 2.1% Black or African American, 0.652% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.411% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at George Fox University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (38.6%), followed by White Male (30.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.87%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (47%), followed by White Male (24.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.75%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at George Fox University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,139 students. The full-time enrollment at George Fox University is 3,114 and the part-time enrollment is 1,025. This means that 75.2% of students enrolled at George Fox University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2016 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 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), George Fox University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,901

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    412

  3. Two or More Races

    246

The enrolled student population at George Fox University is 70.1% White, 9.95% Hispanic or Latino, 5.94% Two or More Races, 4.69% Asian, 2.1% Black or African American, 0.652% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.411% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 155 students (3.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 185 more women than men received degrees from George Fox University. The majority of degree recipients at George Fox University are white (696 degrees awarded). There were 6.96 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (100 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at George Fox University is General Business Administration & Management (117 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (40 degrees) and Behavioral Sciences (31 degrees).

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 (79 degrees awarded), Psychology (110 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (50 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,973,487 people), Secondary school teachers (315,204 people), Education administrators (291,920 people), Counselors (247,788 people), and Miscellaneous managers (204,159 people).

The most specialized majors at George Fox University are Theology (79 degrees awarded), Psychology (110 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (50 degrees), Education (146 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at George Fox University are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Financial analysts, and Pharmacists

The most specialized majors at George Fox University are Theology (79 degrees awarded), Psychology (110 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (50 degrees), Education (146 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees).

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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 (3,010,336 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (388,612 people), Hospitals (363,918 people), Individual & family services (185,019 people), and Religious organizations (179,255 people).

The most specialized majors at George Fox University are Theology (79 degrees awarded), Psychology (110 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (50 degrees), Education (146 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (6 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 117 degrees awarded

  2. 40 degrees awarded

  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at George Fox University was General Business Administration & Management with 117 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 402

  2. 587

In 2016, 402 degrees were awarded to men at George Fox University, which is 0.685 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (587).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 99 degrees were awarded to men at George Fox University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.1 times more than the 90 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 90 degrees were awarded to women at George Fox University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.909 times less than the 99 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

51%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 51% of students graduating from George Fox University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (81.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at George Fox University is Male and Asian (81.8% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 6.13% of graduates (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    696 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    100 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    51 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at George Fox University is white (696 degrees awarded). There were 6.96 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (100 degrees).

10.1% of degree recipients (100 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    422 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    274 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at George Fox University is white female (422 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (274 degrees).

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Operations

George Fox University has an endowment valued at nearly $20.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.22M (5.82%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, George Fox University had a total expenditure of $68.7M. Of that $68.7M, they spent $33.9M on salaries and $68.7M on benefits.

George Fox University employs 76 Assistant professors, 65 Professors, and 58 Associate professors. Most academics at George Fox University are Male Professors (50), Female Assistant professors(45), and Male Associate professors (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at George Fox University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 56 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 49 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 35 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$20.9M

2015 Endowment

3.12%

decline from 2014

George Fox University has an endowment valued at about $20.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of George Fox University declined 3.12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.97M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $509k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, George Fox University received $509k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$33.9M

Salary Expenditure

$68.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, George Fox University had a total expenditure of $68.7M. Of that $68.7M, they spent $33.9M on salaries and $68.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$33.9M

2015 Salaries

5.74%

growth from 2014

In 2015, George Fox University paid a median of $33.9M in salaries, which represents 49.4% of their overall expenditure ($68.7M) and a 5.74% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.45% growth from 2013 and a 2.82% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.4M

Instructional Salaries

189

Number of Employees

In 2015, George Fox University paid a total of $13.4M to 189 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

76 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

56 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at George Fox University were Assistant professor with 76 employees; Professor with 65 employees; and Professor with 58 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at George Fox University were Office and Administrative Support with 56 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 49 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at George Fox University was Male Professor with 50 employees, Female Assistant professor with 45 employees, and Male Associate professor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at George Fox University.

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