Business Insider selected Azusa Pacific University as one of the 50 most underrated universities in the United States. To determine the ranking, Business Insider considered the institution’s reputation and students’ future career earnings, consulting The US News & Report rankings and the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard. In addition, Business Insider noted APU’s nationally renowned School of Nursing and School of Music.

USA Today previously selected APU’s School of Nursing as one of the top 10 programs in the United States, alongside prestigious institutions including University of California at Los Angeles, Duke University, and John Hopkins. College Factual selected APU’s School of Music in the top 10 best music programs in California.