Azusa Pacific University is respected and recognized internationally, and earns accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), 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).

University Reputation

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.

Note: This information is current for the 2015-16 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.