Azusa Pacific University
Join a community of difference makers
At Azusa Pacific University, you’ll find a transformational education and a community of scholars who are passionate about being a light in the world. When you attend APU, you’ll be equipped to pursue excellence—and Christ—in all you do, and you’ll graduate ready to make an impact in whatever field you choose.
Faculty at Azusa Pacific are experts in their fields, but more than that, they’re passionate teachers and mentors ready to inspire and engage with you. Students frequently seek the advice of their professors by discussing class assignments, brainstorming research opportunities, and exploring their dreams and goals. With an 11:1 student-faculty ratio, our professors get to know you—and they can’t wait to see you succeed. Get to know our faculty, their passions and work, and what they hope to share with students by checking out our "Meet the Faculty" video series at apu.edu/faculty.
At Azusa Pacific, learning doesn’t just take place in the classroom. Opportunities to be active in your learning abound whether you’re on or off campus, each one preparing you for the next step in your journey. Research with faculty, serve in a leadership role, study abroad, volunteer in the community, go on a mission trip, play intramural sports, join a club, learn skills at an internship, or work on campus. Whether you’ve known what you want to major in for years or you’re looking forward to exploring new opportunities, APU has options. Discover which path is right for you at Azusa Pacific.
Get a glimpse of what campus life is like at APU by scheduling a tour or signing up for an admission event at apu.edu/visit.
Ranked among “America’s Best Colleges” | U.S. News & World Report, 2022
Ranked among the top national schools for Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report, 2022
Ranked among the “Best Western Colleges” | The Princeton Review, 2023
Ranked among the top 25 schools in the country based on alumni ratings | Forbes
• Established in 1899
• Motto: God First
• Accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)
• 4,000 undergraduates from all 50 states and 60 countries
• 100% of incoming undergraduates receiving financial aid
• 150+ degree options, 60 undergraduate majors
• 50+ ministry and service opportunities
• 20+ study abroad and off-campus learning options
• 19 NCAA Division II athletic teams
“I love my major, and I’ve been so blessed to have professors who’ve been very nurturing. They’ve not only poured into me as an individual but also prepared me for what comes after school.”
"The liberal studies program ultimately taught me to emulate Jesus as I pursue my calling to be a teacher."
“The chance for me to go to Africa and practice my Computer Science degree really enabled me to learn and make a difference in the world—not just a difference in my own life.”