Transfer Students Encouraged to Apply to George Fox University by March 1

Newberg, OR (Vocus) February 17, 2010

Prospective college transfer students who apply to George Fox University by Monday, March 1, will be eligible for the maximum amount of need-based financial aid the school has to offer.

Academic scholarships, awarded at the time of admission, are worth $ 4,000 to $ 6,000 annually and are based upon prior college course work. The university also offers a variety of academic- and activity-based merit scholarships. To permit maximum consideration for merit-based financial aid, it is recommended that the application process be completed as soon as possible.

If applying for financial aid, students should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the appropriate agency. Forms may be obtained from college or university financial aid offices.

George Fox strives to make the transfer process as smooth a transition as possible. Students who have completed work at other educational institutions may be granted advanced standing after presenting official transcripts. George Fox will apply the accepted credits toward that students general education requirements, electives, and chosen major.

For a comprehensive overview of George Foxs transfer guidelines, visit Application to the university can be made at

George Fox University is ranked by Forbes as one of the top 100 colleges in the country and highest among Christian colleges. George Fox is the only Christian university in the Pacific Northwest classified by U.S. News & World Report as a national university. More than 3,300 students attend classes on the universitys campus in Newberg, Ore., and at teaching centers in Portland, Salem, and Redmond, Ore., and Boise, Idaho. George Fox offers bachelors degrees in more than 40 majors, degree-completion programs for working adults, five seminary degrees, and 12 masters and doctoral degrees.


Dot Tobey

Office of Undergraduate Admissions



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