Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, CA, USA

Admissions

Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
60%
Acceptance Rate
8,939
Students Applied
84%
Transfer Acceptance Rate
705
Transfer Students Admitted

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
SAT Subject Tests
Yes
AP Course Credit
Yes
Dual Enrollment
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2020
Fall Regular Decision June 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision October 15, 2019
Other
Final Deadline (Subject to Waitlist)
June 1, 2020
Test Optional
No
Application Fee
$45
Fee waivers available
Applications Accepted
Rolling Admissions
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
80%
Out-Of-State Students
20%
US States Represented
50
Countries Represented
57
42%
Submitting ACT
78%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 25
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1131
0
1600
SAT Percentiles

Math
25th
510
75th
610
Reading
25th
480
75th
610
3.70
Average GPA
Students Enrolled By GPA

3.75+
49%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
11%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email: [email protected]
Admissions Telephone: 800-825-5278
For International Student Services: visit page
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

3.95 Average Rating
My tip for you is to really make sure attending a Christian college is right for you. I've seen so many students come here and absolutely hate it because we're required to take Bible classes and attend Chapel. If you're ready to jump into rigorous academic and Biblical study APU is the place for you.
Audrey from Azusa, CA
There are many tips and suggestions I would have for an incoming student but some of the most important things I told my orientation group was to make the experience what you want it to be. If you want to play sports, if you want to have a large group of friends, if you want to be a leader on campus, if you want to be involved in an organization or program go do it and God will take care of the rest. Honestly you will have no difficulty feeling included or being connected to campus if you put yourself out there just a slight bit. There are many opportunities and events on campus. More than I have heard of from my friends and their college experiences. Believe it or not literally everyone on campus would love to help you or assist you in any way possible all you have to do is just ask. I have never been surrounded by so many quality people at one time. There shouldn't be many worries about being a prospect at this school. Any question or concern you have can be answered and assisted by anyone affiliated with the school.
Eli from Ennis, MT
1. Be open to Christianity.
2. Be friendly because everyone is friendly.
3. Avoid all-nighters because it messes up your immune system. (I should know better as a nursing major...)
4. Don't be afraid to ask for advice from professors. They don't bite.
4. Save, save, save your money! Apply for financial aid! APU is a great school with a big price.
Anonymous from CA
Amazing school, but very expensive. Worth the cost, but it definitely hurts my parent's bank account. Sorry Mom and Dad!
Kelsey from California
If you are seeking a great sense of community and scholarship in a institution based on a religious foundation APU is the perfect place. I am Roman Catholic and the way the school practices religion may be different from the way I practice mine, but the school models a loving attitude and completely respects others' beliefs and opinions.
Elizabeth from West Covina, CA
As you prepare to envelop yourself in one of the biggest investments of your life—a college education—desire and intend to make the most out of every opportunity and hold fast to every last experience you are able to grasp. Tap into the resources available to you and get involved. In addition, get to know your professors on a more personal level. After all, they have much to offer and can help you and further you more than you can imagine. Set studying and the completion of assignments, papers, and essays as a top priority, but do not let your studies prevent you from forming meaningful friendships. Take time to be joyful and celebrate. Since college can be stressful, make a habit of practicing the discipline of living an unhurried life from time to time in order to relieve yourself of any disorientation or trauma your hectic schedule may be causing you.
Donald from Waxahachie, TX
Keep looking for scholarships and be in contact with your department! Don't be afraid to speak up in class, professors love when you put in your thoughts. Make sure you try and get involved and it will be extremely easy to make new friends.
Nancy from Anaheim, CA
You definitely want to try and get a tour of the campus. For a lot of students that has either been the deal maker or the deal breaker. You also should sign up for an All Access preview weekend! That is the best way to decide if APU is the right school for you.
Analiese from Azusa, CA
Apply for scholarships! Get to know your professors, get involved on campus, and stay focused.
Student from Mission Viejo, CA
APU is a place for academic success, spiritual growth, and making a difference in the world one you leave here. The faculty is here to make sure that happens but you have to be willing to try.
Anonymous