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Azusa Pacific University is a leading Christian college

 ranked as one of the nation’s best colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Located near Los Angeles in Southern California, APU is a Christian university offering associate’s, bachelor’s, master's, doctoral, and degree completion programs, both on campus and online.

The schools and colleges at Azusa Pacific University are well-known for excellence in higher education among top Christian colleges and universities. APU offers a wide variety of academic programs, comparable to the best colleges and universities in the nation, yet provides low student-to-faculty ratios.

If you are researching Bible colleges, bachelor’s degrees, graduate programs, or seeking to complete your degree, we invite you to learn more about Azusa Pacific.


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  • Answering the Call

    Called by God to the nursing profession, school nurse Zahira (Rivera '99) Orioli, PNP '05, FNP '12, cares for her patients' physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs, empowering students to live healthfully and succeed.

  • Cougars Picked To Repeat As PacWest Champs

    Azusa Pacific women's soccer landed at No. 1 in the preseason women's soccer coaches poll.

  • New Student Orientation 2014

    Orientation starts August 29! View the full schedule online or via the APU Mobile app.

  • Flipping Defeat into Victory

    Emily Sanchez '16 learned the value of hard work and enduring hope from her mother, skills she transfers to her role on APU's acrobatics and tumbling team.

  • A Voice for the Arts

    A rising figure in classical opera and the broader musical arts, Darnell Abraham ’09 believes in the power of the arts to transform people and communities.

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