At Azusa Pacific University, you’ll find a transformational education experience. We’re a community of men and women passionate about what we do, and about being a light to the world around us. Inside or outside the classroom, students apply their hearts, souls, and minds, pursuing excellence—and Christ—in all they do. They graduate ready to impact the world for Christ, in classrooms, communities, hospitals, boardrooms, churches, and beyond.
Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to God First and excellence in higher education. Offering 52 undergraduate majors, 28 master’s degrees, 14 certificates, 10 credentials, and 9 doctoral programs to a total student population of more than 10,000 on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report’s Best Colleges for eight years running and by The Princeton Review as one of the Best in the West.
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Freshmen Admission Profile
(Class of 2016)
|Number entering (first time, full time)
|Average high school GPA
|Average combined SAT score
|National SAT average score (2011)
|Freshmen retention (fall 2011–12)
Financial Aid (2011–12)
|Other external scholarships/grants administered
|Percent of undergraduate students
receiving any form of financial aid
|Total instructional faculty
|Percent with doctorate, first professional, or other terminal degree (based on full-time faculty)
|Full-time undergraduate tuition (2012–13)