Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Waxahachie, TX

Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Waxahachie, TX

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Determination starts here

Southwestern Assemblies of God University seeks creators and changemakers—students who long to be uncommon. SAGU Lions are pioneers who find opportunities to live their Christian faith in diverse careers. Our students are involved in ministry worldwide. They’re producers at Warner Bros. and ABC Entertainment, cabin service coordinators for Southwest Airlines, promotional developers at IPHC Ministries, teachers at all levels worldwide, and more. In fact, there are over 70 degrees to choose from at SAGU. 

An education at SAGU is based around seven core values: Bible-based education, Pentecostal distinction, spiritual formation, academic excellence, mission mindedness, servant leadership, and community and personal wellness.

SAGU academics will challenge you and shape you intellectually and spiritually as you learn how your field relates to your Christian purpose. As our professors’ utmost priority, you’ll receive personalized instruction in a small-class environment. Hands-on training in the classroom instills students with the confidence to be effective in the workplace after graduation.

The University offers a number of fast-track programs for those who want to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. Programs range from Accounting, Business, and Marketing to Child & Family Studies and Church Leadership with specialization options in Pastoral Leadership, Youth & Student Ministry, and more.

Want to see the world? SAGU students have served in more than 170 countries in the last 10 years. It’s not just Intercultural Studies students who travel abroad. Ancient Studies majors excavate in Israel; Business students start small businesses in India; and Education majors travel the world to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) in context.

SAGU offers 13 athletic programs, including football and men’s and women’s basketball teams. There are also nine intramural sports for students looking to stay active and have fun! With a campus located just south of Dallas, you’ll not only experience college life but also be within driving distance of a vibrant arts and entertainment district and tranquil outdoor settings.


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Ranked for having one of the nation’s best bachelor’s degrees for history and social studies | College Rank

SAGU At A Glance

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a leading Christian institution in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. SAGU offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degrees—helping students discover and develop their God-given callings in a Spirit-empowered learning community. Small class sizes allow for hands-on training and individual attention to train individuals for leadership in ministry, business, education, and service. There are many opportunities to get involved with over 20 organizations and nine intramural sports. For athletes, SAGU fields 13 men’s and women’s teams. Study abroad and mission trips also occur throughout the year.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “It’s imperative that businesspeople learn how to interact with others around the world. When I show interest in a person’s customs and culture, they’re more willing to open up in business and faith.”

    • Lizzy Burrell
  • “I learned quite a bit about myself and how to be a social worker. Missions trips were really impactful during my time at SAGU and into my adulthood.”

    • Faitth Brooks
      Social Work
  • “SAGU prepared me for every area of my teaching career. My professors taught me how to manage a classroom, build professional relationships with colleagues and my students’ families, and live a Christ-centered life.”

    • Catherine Featherston
  • “SAGU ignited my love for theatre. I found friends, professional experience, and memories that will last a lifetime. The small class sizes provide an amazing opportunity to have professors who truly invest in you.”

    • Jackie Rose