University Fact Sheet
Azusa Pacific University
Azusa Pacific University is located in the San Gabriel Valley community of Azusa, 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Situated on 52 acres, East Campus houses administrative facilities, classrooms, residence halls, a library, student center, and gymnasium. The 53-acre West Campus is home to the schools of Nursing, Behavioral and Applied Sciences, Education, and Theology, two libraries, the Richard and Vivian Felix Event Center, the John and Marilyn Duke Academic Complex, the Barbara and Jack Lee Place of Prayer, and numerous classrooms and offices. Completed in 2009, the 72,000-square-foot, $54-million Segerstrom Science Center is also on West Campus, serving multiple disciplines and the community at large.
There are also six offsite regional campuses serving the High Desert, Inland Empire, Los Angeles, Murrieta, Orange County, and San Diego, as well as many online programs.
- Undergraduate: Two semesters—early September to mid-December, and mid-January to early May—plus three summer sessions.
- Graduate: Two fall sessions—mid-September to mid-October, and mid-November to mid-December; two spring sessions—mid-January to mid-February, and mid-March to mid-April; plus two summer sessions.
Off-Campus Study Options
APU students have more than 40 national and international study opportunities, including High Sierra Semester, Los Angeles Term, South Africa Semester, Ecuador Semester, and study abroad programs.
Moderate climate; mostly warm and dry throughout the year.
University Degrees and Programs
|Degrees awarded (2014-15)||3,312|
Freshmen Admission Profile (Class of 2019)
|Number Entering (first time, full time)||1,198|
|Average high school GPA||3.68|
|Average combined SAT score||1,065|
|Average SAT Math||534|
|National Average SAT Math||511|
|Average SAT Reading||536|
|National Average SAT Reading||495|
|Freshmen retention (fall 2014–15)||88%|
Financial Aid (2014–15)
|Other external scholarships/grants administered by college||$2,813,800|
|Percent of undergraduate students receiving any form of financial aid (2014-15)||93%|
|Total teaching faculty||1,181|
|Percent with doctorate, first professional, or other terminal degree (based on full-time teaching faculty)||64%|
|Full-time undergraduate tuition (2015–16)*||$34,174|
|* See apu.edu for graduate and professional tuition costs.|
|2014–15 University Fund||$2,100,717|
|2014–15 Total Donations||$10,212,802|
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