Located in the city of Newberg, Oregon, is George Fox University, a Christian institution and college of liberal arts and sciences, as well as professional studies. Originally founded as a school for Quakers in 1885, George Fox University now boasts a student population of more than 3,400. If you're a student living in the area and have been thinking about going back to school to continue your academic pursuits, you may find exactly what you're looking for there. George Fox University also boasts campuses at locations such as Portland, Salem, Redmond and Boise, making it ideal for one living in university housing or an off campus apartment. If it's time to go back to school and earn a degree, George Fox University may be right up your alley.
GFU offers a number of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees, so you should have no problem finding a program that suits your particular needs. Majors include accounting, allied health, applied science, biblical studies, philosophy, communications and music education. Those looking to earn a master's degree can study teaching, arts in counseling, education and family therapy.
If you're a more active type looking to join a sports team, you'll be happy to know that George Fox University offers 15 different varsity sports. Known as the Bruins, the team competes at the NCAA Division III level in basketball, baseball, cross country track, soccer, tennis and golf, among others. The Bruins have even enjoy success at the national level, when the basketball team won the 2004 NCAA Division III championship.
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