Vision, Mission and Values


Our Vision

To be the Christian university of choice known for empowering students to achieve exceptional life outcomes.


Our Mission

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion.


Our Values

  • Students First
  • Christ in Everything
  • Innovation to Improve Outcomes

Our Promise

At George Fox, each student will Be Known – personally, academically and spiritually.


Core Themes

George Fox University’s mission can be expressed in four essential elements, or core themes:

  1. Excellence in liberal arts foundation
  2. Excellence in professional preparation
  3. Christ-centered community
  4. Local and global engagement

Faith Statement

Since its founding in 1891, George Fox has remained an intentionally Christ-centered institution. To learn more about the university’s theological beliefs, read our Statement of Faith.