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Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Study Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at Azusa Pacific University

We'll help you graduate equipped with the most sought-after leadership and business skills. You’ll have opportunities to earn internationally recognized certificates (microcredentials), secure internships, and pursue international opportunities to build your résumé and make yourself more marketable. We’ll make it easy to earn your degree while maintaining your professional work life by offering the choice between in-person or online courses. 

Program at a Glance

The School of Business and Management cultivates students' skills, faith, and character to become business leaders who inspire change.

Upcoming Events

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Fall dates: November 21st, December 19th

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming class starts. There are six class starts per year. The first step is to apply or submit an inquiry online.

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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Take in-person or online courses to best fit your schedule.
  • Build a strong foundation in strategic management, finance, marketing, accounting, and more.
  • Integrate Christianity and business as you discover how to lead positive change in an organization.
  • Learn from Fulbright Scholars and world-renowned professors with industry experience.


By the Numbers

#16 in the Nation - Azusa Pacific University’s BBA Program ranking according to University HQ.
1 of 126 Best Western Colleges according to Princeton Review's 2023 Best Colleges Guide
10 :1 Student-to-faculty Ratio

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Program Details

Designed for working professionals with at least 15 units of transferable college credit, the BBA program allows immediate application of learning in the workplace. Relevant coursework addresses current issues in business and encourages the integration of real-world work experiences and hands-on projects. Students combine these experiences with internships or international study opportunities to further expand their portfolio and network.

Browse the tabs below—if you have questions, visit the Student Services Center page, and we’ll make sure you get the info you need.

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for upcoming class starts. There are six class starts per year. The first step is to apply or submit an inquiry online.

Please note:

International students on an F-1 or J-1 visa are not eligible to apply for this program.

Applicants must possess:

  • A minimum of 15 units of transferable credit, earned with a C- grade or better from regionally accredited colleges or universities, documented on official transcripts from each institution attended, is required. It is preferable to have units from the IGETC or CSU Breadth requirements. Transcripts must be mailed for the colleges or universities directly to APU. A maximum of 70 units may be transferred from a community college.
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Academic and collegiate-level English skills. This program is not recommended for students who lack proficiency in basic academic skills, especially collegiate-level English communication skills.

Admissions Requirements

The university and program admission requirements below must be met before an application is considered complete.

Applicants must submit:

  • Application for admission
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts sent to APU’s Student Services Center for all college credit, degrees, certificates, or credentials earned prior to application to APU
    An official transcript is one that Azusa Pacific University receives unopened in an envelope sealed by the former institution and that bears the official seal of the college or university. A cumulative minimum 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) grade-point average is required for admission.
  • Written statement detailing your interest in the field and career goals. Essay should be one to two pages in length.

Send official transcripts to:

Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions
Azusa Pacific University
PO Box 7000
Azusa, CA 91702-7000
[email protected]

What to Expect

Once admissions receives your application, application fee, and official transcripts, your paperwork will be reviewed to determine transfer credit. You will be notified of your admission status when your application and transcripts have been reviewed.

All official transcripts and additional required documents must be submitted before consideration for admission.

If you are applying for financial aid, complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the corresponding academic year. Request financial aid transcripts from those institutions attended within the current calendar year, as required by the U.S. Department of Education.

APU delivers high-quality academic programs that provide a comprehensive support system. Your investment in completing your bachelor’s degree includes access to a full network of services along with faculty and staff who partner with you in your pursuit of higher education. Below is a detailed breakdown of the fees associated with your degree program.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Fees

Tuition and Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee for U.S. Students $45
100-200-level courses tuition (per unit) $452
300-400-level courses tuition (per unit) $527
Graduation Fee $100

View a complete list of university fees.

All stated financial information is subject to change. Contact the Student Services Center at (626) 815-2020 for more information.

Paying for Your Degree

APU offers a variety of ways to help you pay for your degree, including scholarships, grants, and loans. We’re committed to ensuring that cost doesn’t keep you from reaching your education goals.

Learn more about the financial aid opportunities available to you.

Military Benefits

Military members—and in some cases their spouses and dependents—qualify for financial assistance covering tuition, housing, and books. Azusa Pacific is a Yellow Ribbon University and Military Friendly School, so you can be confident that you’ll receive the benefits and flexibility you need to complete your education.

To view specific requirements and coursework information, visit the current academic catalog:

If you have questions, we’re here to help! Connect with a representative who can walk you through the program details and application process.

Contact Your Admissions Representative

Student Services Center

Contact (626) 812-3016 or [email protected], and visit apu.edu/ssc for details on the admissions process, financial aid, and class registration.

International Services

International students should contact +1-626-812-3055 or [email protected], and visit apu.edu/international/.

  • Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).  

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Director, Management; Assistant Professor

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Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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