George Fox University Graduate Program Reviews

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90%
of students recommend
(4.04 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 41 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU and NASM
  • Programmatic Accreditation: ABET, + 5 more
  • Campus Setting: Town: Fringe
  • Student Population: 3,925 (2,587 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 58% part-time, 42% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $14,592
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Secondary Education
Graduation Year: 2016

I love the way GFU has set up their MAT programs. You are in a cohort, mine is 19 people, which you go through the program with. These people become your family. The cohort has a leader, who is an alumni of the program and someone who is currently teaching, this is an amazing resource. I have finished the first out of five semesters in this program and would recommend George Fox to anyone who is truly passionate about being a teacher.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Secondary Education
Graduation Year: 2016

I feel so blessed to have ended up at George Fox for my Masters program. The design of the program, the professors, the people in my cohort are all wonderful. One week left in the first semester and I am so happy to be here.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

I love George Fox. I'm finding it difficult to get financial aid, but the school and courses are everything I had hoped for. I would recommend this school for undergrad or for grad programs. Everyone is very professional, and willing to help. I am glad I chose this school
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Physical Therapy
Graduation Year: 2017

Professors are amazing! They are so supportive and they do what they can to help you become successful in school and mindful as an individual.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: School Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

Great school. The professors truly care about your progress and development.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2017

The professors and faculty are great, the cons are that it is not the most diverse student body.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Health Sciences
Graduation Year: 2018

The atmosphere of this program is so warm and supportive which is an extreme necessity for a graduate school program that requires so much time and effort. The faculty is always available and willing to help in whatever they can. My cohort has become my second family and we are able to learn so much from each other's unique experiences. One con would be the lack of diversity, however the program is always actively trying to combat those issues through specific training opportunities, multicultural committees, and class discussions to help foster more constructive insight and awareness of diversity issues.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2018

I have been looking for a program which encompass contemporary and scientific based study of clinical psychology while allowing for the growth and development of a clinician's Christian faith through study, discussion, and worship. The professors are well grounded in research and their faith commitment to be Christ-like in their endeavor to treat patients and teach students. I fully anticipate to acquire all the necessary skills to practice clinical psychology along with a deep well-spring of commitment and motivation to serve my brothers and sisters.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2014

(Continued) the majority of the faculty really care about your success and your needs, and the instructors are either current or past teachers in your field of study. The cons are the lack of clear communication or change of plans, quickly overviewing or bypassing some areas that you may feel you missed out on, and the cost. Overall I would still recommend the program but I would give some advice: be sure your testing us done early, be sure to ask questions and get clear answers so you understand what is expected of you and what you can expect of them, and be assertive and get what you need. I have found that you can't sit back and expect everything to be handed to you... each person's needs are different and to be sure you are getting what you need from the program make it known. Every problem that I had during my time was addressed quickly and resolved even going out of their way to make sure my needs were taken care of.
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2014

Be sure to compare programs when deciding on what is best for you. I would recommend this program to others, but keep reading to see some areas of concern. Though the program is well planned there are individual instructors that make some classes less than ideal. It is nice to have the support of fellow classmates (I don't know what I'd do without you guys!) but the lack of communication is very frustrating to say the least. Though I have not had too much trouble personally because I tried to plan ahead and ask questions ahead of time I know many have felt out of the loop when it came to important areas of the program. I feel that the content of the program could be fine tuned to leave out some unnecessary content and provide more emphasis in other areas. The pros are that you are in a small cohort of students that you develop a close bond with and support each other through the program, the program offers options for working adults to complete the program, the majority of the faculty really care about your success and your needs, and the instructors are either current or past teachers in your field of study. The cons are the lack of clear communication or change of plans, quickly overviewing or bypassing some areas that you may feel you missed out on, and the cost. Overall I would still recommend the program but I would give some advice: be sure your testing us done early, be sure to ask questions and get clear answers so you understand what is expected of you and what you can expect of them, and be assertive and get what you need. I have found that you can't sit back and expect everything to be handed to you... each person's needs are different and to be sure you are getting what you need from the program make it known. Every problem that I had during my time was addressed quickly and resolved even going out of their way to make sure my needs were taken care of.
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