Undergraduate Admissions Requirements
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APU welcomes international students who are committed to personal, intellectual, and spiritual growth. Applicants must evidence appreciation for the standards and spirit of the university and exhibit moral character in harmony with its purpose. The university invites applications from students from all over the world who will contribute to, as well as benefit from, the university experience. In assessing the applicant's potential for success, academic capabilities, as well as involvement in church, school, and community activities, are reviewed.
Minimum Admission Standards
To ensure each incoming student is prepared to succeed at APU, it is recommended that all international applicants to the university meet the following minimums. Meeting the minimums set forth does not guarantee admission, but does guarantee that an applicant will be given full consideration.
Freshman applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 US scale. Transfer applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 US scale.
Undocumented applicants include those students born outside of the United States, many of whom have lived in this country for a significant portion of their lives, and who reside in the U.S. without legal permission or any form of documentation. If you are not certain whether you are in this category, please contact your enrollment counselor. If you are in this category, please submit the following items to International Enrollment Services:
- Application for International Undergraduate Admission (PDF)
- $45 (U.S.) nonrefundable application fee
- Official transcripts
- Statement of Agreement with Institutional Policy
- Personal statement
- Preadmissions tests
- A personal/Christian leader reference
- Proof of English Proficiency