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 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.

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.