Azusa Pacific University is respected and recognized internationally, and earns accreditation by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), a nationally recognized accreditation agency.
Additionally, through APU’s School of Nursing, the RN to BSN program receives accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Azusa Pacific University secured a place in the most prestigious category of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2016 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 175 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 124 institutions in the 2016 Best Colleges in the West, and G.I. Jobs named APU a Military Friendly School for 2016, placing APU among the top 15 percent of schools in the country helping military students reach their educational dreams.