Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Waxahachie, TX

Southwestern Assemblies of God University

Waxahachie, TX

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Undergrad Christian Life Education

Your future starts here.

SAGU Lions understand that faith and learning go hand-in-hand. With more than 70 undergraduate and graduate degrees and a focus on helping each student find and fulfill their God-given calling, SAGU is a perfect place for those looking to make an impact in the world through their chosen vocation.

SAGU’s academic curriculum will challenge and stretch you to become the best in your field as you pursue your Christian purpose. Smaller class sizes allow you to interact with your professors and receive personalized instruction.

Surrounded by Christian faculty, caring dorm pastors, and Godly leaders, you will find yourself immersed in an environment that emphasizes your spiritual growth. You can make the most of regular chapel services, mission trips, and other hands-on ministry opportunities to enhance your overall learning experience.

SAGU is committed to making Christian higher education more accessible. Scholarships, grants, and other forms of financial aid are available, making paying for college simple and affordable. Attending SAGU is a smart investment that will enrich you personally and impact the rest of your life!

Come see us
As a prospective student, we invite you to check out all SAGU has to offer by making arrangements to attend one of our Campus Days events where you will meet other students, visit classes, and interact with professors on our beautiful campus. You may also schedule a personal tour through our admissions office. Call 1-888-YES-SAGU or visit today.


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#3 in Top Performers on Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report

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

At A Glance

Founded: 1927

Location: In the greater Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Waxahachie offers a quiet, historical town setting only minutes from the big city.

Academics: SAGU is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and offers more than 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Financial Aid: 98% of students receive aid.

Students: SAGU serves more than 2,000 students from 48 states and 11 countries.

Athletics: SAGU offers varsity athletic programs in baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, football, soccer, softball, track & field, volleyball, and esports. SAGU also offers a full selection of intramurals.

5 Reasons to Choose SAGU Teacher Education
1. A small student-faculty ratio for personal engagement with instructors
2. Hands-on opportunities to explore education technology
3. Frequent opportunities to network with education professionals
4. A top hireability rate for SAGU teacher education graduates, with many students receiving job offers before graduation
5. A 99% pass rate for TExES certification exams for SAGU graduates

Academic Programs
Whatever degree you choose, you will increase your academic knowledge and skills while studying in the framework of a Biblical worldview at Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU). Core classes in Bible and theology serve to deepen your understanding of Scripture and the human journey. SAGU academics will challenge you and shape you intellectually and spiritually as you learn how your field relates to your Christian purpose. Click here to check out our degree program options.

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