Application for Undergraduate Admission

Application for Undergraduate Admission George Fox University Office of Undergraduate Admissions 414 N. Meridian St. #6089 Newberg, OR 97132-2697 50...
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Application for Undergraduate Admission

George Fox University Office of Undergraduate Admissions

414 N. Meridian St. #6089 Newberg, OR 97132-2697 503-554-2240 • 800-765-4369 Fax 503-554-3110

yourlife.georgefox.edu

George Fox University Application for Undergraduate Admission

You can also apply online at apply.georgefox.edu.

Application deadlines Jan. 15: Priority decision deadline for freshmen (Applications received after this date will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.)

FOR FALL Nov.1: Early action deadline for freshmen and transfers George Fox University hosts a scholarship event each year for prospective students to compete for additional scholarship awards. Participation in Scholarship Competition is by invitation only. To qualify for consideration, you must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and submit the following items by Nov. 1:

March 1: Regular decision deadline for transfer admission and international student admission FOR SPRING Nov. 1: All students

• A completed application for admission • A complete Scholarship Competition Application Form (found at georgefox.edu/scholarshipcompetition)

I plan to enter George Fox

Spring 20____

Applications will be accepted after the above dates as space is available. For more information go to georgefox.edu/importantdates.

Fall 20____

Name & Contacts _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ First Name

Middle Name

Last Name

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Preferred First Name



Former Name

Email

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Home Phone

Cell

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Facebook Profile ID

Twitter Handle

Home Address _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address Unit Number

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City

Mailing Address

State



Zip

Country

Same as Home Address

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address Unit Number

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City

State



Zip

Country

Details & Demographics Sex:

Female

Male

What is your current education level?

Birthday__________________________________________________ Marital Status_______________________________ In High School

High School Graduate

Religious Denomination____________________________________________________________________________ Do you attend church regularly?

Yes

No

Are you a veteran? Yes

No

Some College

Mark one or more options to indicate your race:______

American Indian

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Do you consider yourself Hispanic or Latino?

Yes

White

No

Social Security Number_____________________________________________________________________________ Please note that your Social Security number is required if you are planning to apply for financial aid or file your FAFSA. If you provide your Social Security number, George Fox University uses it for keeping records, doing research, and reporting. The university does not use your number to make any decision directly affecting you or any other person. Your Social Security number is not given to the general public. If you choose not to provide your Social Security number, you are not denied any rights as a student. Providing your Social Security number means that you consent to the use of the number in the manner described.

Criminal History Have you ever been convicted of a crime?

Yes

No

If yes, please attach an explanation.

Citizenship Country of Citizenship______________________________________________________________________________

Family Please provide information about your parents and/or guardians. Guardian 1 _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Relationship

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Prefix

First Name

Last Name

Suffix

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Phone

Email

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address Unit Number

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City

State



Zip

Country

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Birthdate Education Level



_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Job Title

Employer

Guardian 2 _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Relationship

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Prefix

First Name

Last Name

Suffix

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Phone

Email

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address Unit Number

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City

State



Zip

Country

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Birthdate

Education Level

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Job Title

Did either of your parents attend George Fox?

Yes

No

Employer

Do you have siblings who are attending George Fox or are alumni? Yes

No

Education & Interests Educational History Please list all high schools and colleges attended up to this point. School 1 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ City___________________ _____________________________________________ State Ending month and year _________________________________ Type:

High School

College

If College: Degree Type _________________________________ Major or Subject _______________________________________________________________________ School 2 ___________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ City___________________ _____________________________________________ State Ending month and year _________________________________ Type:

High School

College

If College: Degree Type _________________________________ Major or Subject _______________________________________________________________________ School 3 ___________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ City___________________ _____________________________________________ State Ending month and year _________________________________ Type:

High School

College

If College: Degree Type _________________________________ Major or Subject _______________________________________________________________________ School 4___________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ City___________________ _____________________________________________ State Ending month and year _________________________________ Type:

High School

College

If College: Degree Type _________________________________ Major or Subject _______________________________________________________________________ Academic Standing If you have previously been enrolled in college, are you in good standing at, and eligible to return to, the last institution of higher education you attended?

Yes

No____

If no, please explain _______________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Co-Curricular Activities (Check the first box if you participated in the activity in high school. Check the second box if you would like to participate at George Fox.)

HS GFU



Art Athletics Cheerleading/Dance Team Community Service Concert Band Ecology/Environment Activities Forensics/Debate Gymnastics Intramural Sports Leadership Men’s Basketball Men’s Baseball Men’s Cross Country Men’s Football Men’s Golf Men’s Lacrosse

HS GFU Men’s Outdoor Track Men’s Soccer Men’s Tennis Music Choir Music Jazz Band Music Orchestra Music Participant General Music Piano Outdoor Activities Outreach Activities Performing Arts Photography Radio Skiing/Snowboarding Small Groups Student Government Student Newspaper

HS GFU Student Yearbook Swimming Theatre Drama Performance Travel Study Women’s Basketball Women’s Cross Country Women’s Field Hockey Women’s Golf Women’s Lacrosse Women’s Outdoor Track Women’s Soccer Women’s Softball Women’s Tennis Women’s Volleyball Worship Ministries Wrestling Young Life

Majors I’m interested in: Please number only the majors you’re interested in, in order of priority. Items with an asterisk (*) are concentrations in a major. Applied Science Art Graphic Design* Interior Design* Studio Arts* Athletic Training Biblical Studies Biochemistry Biology Business Majors Accounting Business Administration Economics Entrepreneurship Finance Global Business Management Marketing Chemistry Christian Ministries





Cinema & Media Communication Audio Production* Film and Video Production* Film Studies* Multimedia/Animation* Cognitive Science Communication Arts Computer Science Elementary Education Engineering Civil Engineering* Computer Engineering* Electrical Engineering* Mechanical Engineering* English Exercise Science Health and Human Performance History Information Systems Interdisciplinary Studies

International Studies Journalism Mathematics Music Music Education Nursing Organizational Communication Philosophy Politics Pre-dental Pre-law Pre-medicine Pre-pharmacy Pre-physical therapy Pre-veterinary Psychology Social Work Sociology Spanish Theatre

Housing Preferences On-Campus Housing

Off-Campus Housing

(All students 19 years of age or younger, with limited exceptions, must live in university housing)

Colleges you are considering: ________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

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Other Do you intend to file for financial aid?

Yes

No

Have you visited campus before?

Yes

No

What prompted your interest in George Fox? _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What was the most important factor in choosing to apply to George Fox?____________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Honor Statement The university seeks to admit students who will best succeed and benefit from a distinctly Christ-centered education and environment. Members of the George Fox community demonstrate Christ-centered values and are committed to the integration of faith and learning. Chapel attendance and Bible/religion courses are required of all students. Affirming the following honor statement is a condition of admission. Since signing it is a promise made to the university to maintain this standard for as long as a student is enrolled, it should be agreed to only by applicants who wholeheartedly support the lifestyle described therein. In accordance with Christ-centered convictions honoring the body as the temple of the Holy Spirit, the George Fox University community expects its students to follow a lifestyle that excludes gambling, the use or possession of non-medicinal drugs, alcohol, tobacco, obscene or pornographic articles or literature, and forbids immoral sexual behavior. I authorize investigation of all information provided during the application process and the references provided to give the university any and all information requested as well as pertinent information they may have, personal or otherwise, and release from all liability or responsibility this university, its agents and all persons, companies, or corporations providing information to the university about me. The full lifestyle statement can be viewed on our website at http://www.georgefox.edu/offices/hr/lifestyle-statement.html. By signing below, you agree to follow the Lifestyle Agreement as stated above. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ Signature Date

Personal Statement A personal statement is required of all applicants. George Fox University is committed to being a Christ-centered community where education leads to personal growth. Taking this into consideration, please describe a time when your mind was changed and why you feel this experience was significant (500-word minimum). Please attach to the back of this application.

NEXT STEPS PLEASE ENCLOSE YOUR $40 APPLICATION FEE WITH THIS APPLICATION AND MAIL TO: Office of Undergraduate Admissions George Fox University 414 N. Meridian St. #6089 Newberg, OR 97132-2697

Checklist for freshmen

Checklist for transfers

Application form

Application form

$40 application fee (waived if applying by Nov. 1st)

$40 application fee (waived if applying by Nov. 1st)

Application form

Personal statement

Personal statement

Personal statement

Official high school transcript SAT or ACT scores One recommendation form

Checklist for international applicants $40 application fee

Official college transcript(s) One recommendation form Official high school transcript* SAT or ACT scores* * Please send if out of high school one year or less



Official high school transcript / Official college transcript(s)



SAT or ACT scores (if graduating from a U.S. high school)

One recommendation form TOEFL or IELTS Declaration of Finance

George Fox University reserves the right to select students on the basis of academic performance and personal qualifications. George Fox University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities on the basis of race, color, sex, handicap/disability, national or ethnic origin, age, or other statuses protected by applicable nondiscrimination laws. A student must be free from academic or behavioral probation or suspension at all colleges previously attended to be eligible for admission to George Fox University. In compliance with the Clery Act, George Fox University now offers the crime statistics and security policies on our Web site. Look for Security Services at georgefox. edu/offices/security/index.html. If you do not have Internet access, please contact Security Services at 503-554-2090 for a copy.

George Fox University Reference Form

This form is intended to provide insight into an applicant’s character from someone who knows the applicant well. It should not be filled out by someone who is a family member. Applicant name _ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Applicant address ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment), which gives students the right to inspect and review their educational records, students may waive their right to see specific confidential letters or recommendations. In the belief that applicants and the people from whom they request evaluations may wish to preserve the confidentiality of those evaluations, we are giving you an opportunity to sign the following statement: I waive my right to examine this form. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ Applicant Signature Date The above-named student is applying for admission to George Fox University. In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment), if the student has not signed above, he/she will have access to this form upon enrollment in the university. Please keep in mind that the applicant’s file will not be reviewed until this form is returned. Thank you for your valued assistance. How long have you known the applicant? __________________________________ In what capacity have you known the applicant? (Check all that apply)

Academic

Personal

Professional

Section 1: 1. What three words best describe the applicant? _____________________________,_______________________________,________________________________ 2. Briefly, what is your favorite thing about this applicant? ____________________________________________________________________________________ 3. What one word best describes the applicant’s work ethic?___________________________________________________________________________________ 4. What unique quality or ability will this applicant add to the George Fox community? ____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 5. Name one attribute which will help the applicant be a successful college student. _______________________________________________________

Section 2: 1. What opportunities for growth do you see in this student? __________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

2. Describe a specific time when this student has impressed you. _____________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3. I recommend this applicant for admission at George Fox University.

Strongly Agree

Agree

Disagree

Strongly Disagree

Section 3: Name __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Position________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Organization__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Mailing Address_ City __________________________________________________________________________________________________ State _____________ Zip ________________________ Telephone Number _________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ Signature Date

After completion, please return this form to the address below. If you wish to make additional comments about the applicant, please use a separate sheet of paper or call: Office of Undergraduate Admissions George Fox University 414 N. Meridian St. #6089 Newberg, OR 97132-2697 503-554-2240 George Fox University reserves the right to select students on the basis of academic performance and personal qualifications. George Fox University does not discriminate in its education programs or activities on the basis of race, color, sex, handicap/disability, national or ethnic origin, age, or other statuses protected by applicable nondiscrimination laws.

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