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Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A minimum 3.0 grade point average for the most recent 60 semester (90 quarter) hours completed. An explanation must accompany your admission materials if your GPA is below the 3.0 mark.
  • A completed application file as outlined below

How to Apply

  1. Apply Online

    Create an account with a username and password and complete the appropriate teaching endorsement application online. It's free to apply.

    The online application includes the following:

    • Reference forms
    • Resumé
    • Short essay

    Note: Applications can be saved to be completed at a later time. Log in early to send reference forms and view the essay prompt.

  2. Submit a copy of your current teaching or administrative license (both if applicable) to Applicants desiring the Special Education/ESOL/Reading endorsement who do not have a teaching license should submit a letter of explanation as to how the endorsement fits with their professional goals.

  3. Request an official transcript from every regionally accredited college or university where you completed even a single course. Electronic transcripts are preferred for speed and accuracy. They must be sent directly from the institution to If an electronic option is not available, unopened official transcripts can be sent via mail to:

    Office of Admissions
    George Fox University
    414 N Meridian Street #6089
    Newberg, OR 97132

Once Your Application is Complete

Upon review of your complete application file, the Graduate Admissions Office will notify you of your admission status and provide you with next steps.


Kipp Wilfong

Kipp Wilfong

Admissions Counselor, Graduate Education Programs