A degree from Azusa Pacific University is respected and recognized internationally. The university holds accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), a nationally recognized accreditation agency.
Additionally, several Adult and Professional Studies degree programs hold accreditation from agencies within their respective fields.
Azusa Pacific University continues to be recognized annually among the nation’s best colleges, landing in the most prestigious category of U.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2014 rankings (Tier One, No. 173), and being named 1 of 124 institutions in The Princeton Review’s Best Western Colleges 2014.