Guaranteed Admission Partnerships

Azusa Pacific University maintains a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the school districts listed below. To students hailing from schools in these districts who also meet a set of minimum academic requirements, Azusa Pacific guarantees admittance and at least $10,000 in financial aid.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the academic requirements on the part of the student for admission to APU?

Meet the standard admission requirements of APU:

  • Successful completion (grade of "C" or higher) of all A-G coursework.
  • Achieve a minimum cumulative 10-12th grade weighted grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Attain minimum SAT score of 990 or an ACT composite of 19

Other than academic requirements, what do students need for admission?

Complete the online application process as well as read and agree to the expectations given. APU is an evangelical, Christian community of disciples and scholars who seek to advance the Kingdom of God in the world through academic excellence, service, and discipleship. Students who are admitted must understand what characterizes the Christian community at APU, demonstrate support for the standards and spirit of the university, and exhibit moral character in harmony with its purpose.

What is the minimum financial aid package that will be awarded to admitted students who qualify for the MOU?

Admitted students who complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) will receive a minimum financial aid package of $10,000 each year for four years of undergraduate studies.

Who should my high school counselor reach out to with questions about the MOU?

All high school guidance and career counselors can contact Undergraduate Admissions directly at (626) 812-3016 or admissions@apu.edu.

Who is responsible for communicating the existence and terms of the MOU to students and families in my district?

Both parties, APU and the school district, are responsible for working together to communicate this information to students and families.

Current Eligible Districts

Arcadia
http://site.ausd.net/

Azusa
https://ausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Bonita
http://do.bonita.k12.ca.us/

Chaffey Joint Union High School
https://cjuhsd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Charter Oak
https://www.cousd.net/

Chino Valley
https://www.chino.k12.ca.us/

Claremont
http://www.cusd.claremont.edu/

Covina-Valley
https://www.c-vusd.org/

Duarte
https://www.duarteusd.org/

Glendora
https://glendorausd-ca.schoolloop.com/

Monrovia
http://www.monroviaschools.net/

Temple City
https://www.tcusd.net/

Upland
http://www.upland.k12.ca.us/

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