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Overview and Fact Sheet

Azusa Pacific University

Founded 1899

Campus Locations

Azusa Pacific University is located in the San Gabriel Valley community of Azusa, 20 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Situated on 52 acres, East Campus is home to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the schools of Business and Management and Music, and houses administrative facilities, classrooms, residence halls, a library, student center, and gymnasium. The 53-acre West Campus is home to Azusa Pacific Seminary, the Honors College, the schools of Nursing, Behavioral and Applied Sciences, Education, Theology, and Visual and Performing Arts, 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. 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 several offsite regional locations serving the High Desert, Inland Empire, Monrovia, Murrieta, Orange County, and San Diego, as well as many online programs.


Moderate climate; mostly warm and dry throughout the year.


University Degrees and Programs Total
Degrees awarded (2022-23) 2,573
Doctoral degrees 169
Master's degrees 1,148
Bachelor's degrees 1,256


Freshman Admissions Profile (Class of 2026) Total
Number Applied 3,438
Number Entering (first time, full time) 510
Average combined SAT score 1110
Average SAT Math 550
Average SAT Reading and Writing 560
Freshmen retention (fall 2021-22) 82%

Undergraduate Financial Aid (2022-23)

Scholarships/Grants Total
Federal (including military) $9,095,882
State $8,097,881
Other external scholarships/grants administered by college $4,231,156
Institutional $64,524,310
Institutional (excluding waivers and athletic awards) $57,817,724


Self Help Total
Student loans $22,292,084
Parent loans $10,180,462
Tuition waivers $2,451,398
Athletic awards $4,255,188


Percent of undergraduate students receiving any form of: Total
Grant of scholarship financial aid 72%
Institutional financial aid 99%
Need-based financial aid 69%


Finances Total
Expenses (2022-23) $193,357,307
Endowment (2022-23) $90,358,715
Total Donations (2022-23) $9,908,954
Full-time undergraduate tuition (2022-23)1 $42,900

Faculty and Staff

Faculty Total
Full time 343
Adjunct 591
Student-to-faculty-ratio 10:1
Total Teaching Faculty 934
Staff Total
Full time 552
Part time 51
Total Staff 603

Additional Information

University Fact Sheet

Download the University Fact Sheet (PDF)

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