SAGU seeks creators, dreamers, and change-makers—students who long to be uncommon. SAGU Lions are pioneers. They look for opportunity in surprising places. They take common ideas and moments and create something truly uncommon.


At A Glance

Founded: 1927

Location: In the greater Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex; located a half hour from both cities, Waxahachie offers a quiet town setting only minutes from the big city.

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

Student-Faculty Ratio: 19:1

Financial Aid: 92% 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, cheerleading, cross-country, football, soccer, softball, track & field, and volleyball. SAGU also offers a full selection of intramurals.

Undergraduate Programs
• Doctor of Ministry in
Leadership & Creative

• Business Administration
• Clinical Psychology
• Counseling Psychology (Clinical)
• Human Services Counseling (Non-clinical)     
• Education
- Christian School Administration
- Curriculum Development
-Early Childhood/Elementary Education
-Early Education Administration
-Educational Leadership
- Middle & Secondary Education
- School Counseling
• History
- Education Track
- Non-thesis Track

- Thesis Track
• Master of Divinity 
• Organizational Leadership
• Practical Theology
- Children & Family Ministries
- Intercultural Studies

• Psychology (Clinical)
• Theological Studies
- Bible & Theology

• Accounting
• Ancient Studies 
• Bible & Theology
• Biblical Studies
• Business Administration
• Business Sport Management
• Children & Family Ministries
• Child & Family Studies
• Church Leadership
• Communication Studies
• Community Care & Counseling
• Counseling 
• Criminal Justice
• Digital Media Arts
• Education
- Elementary
- English Language Arts/Reading
- Mathematics
- Social Studies/History
- Music (Instrumental, Piano, Vocal)
- Physical
- Pre-professional Theatre

• English
• General Ministry
• History
• Human Resource Management 
• Human Services
• Intercultural Studies
• Interdisciplinary Studies
• Management
• Marketing
• Mathematics
• Music Performance (Instrumental, Jazz, Piano, Vocal)
• Occupational Leadership
• Pastoral Leadership
• Psychology
• Religion & Philosophy
• Social Work
• Theatre
• Theological Studies
• Worship Arts
• Youth & Student Ministries

• Addictions Counseling
• Bible
• Business Administration
• Church Ministries
• Early Childhood Education
• Education
• English
• General Studies
• Health Science
• Human Services
• Intercultural Studies
• Media
• Music
• Psychology
• Religious Studies
• Social Studies 

SAGU is designed around seven core values:

• Bible-based education
• Pentecostal distinction
• Spiritual formation
• Academic excellence
• Missions mindedness
• Servant leadership
• Community and personal wellness

SAGU academics will challenge you and stretch you intellectually and spiritually as you learn how your field relates to your Christian purpose. As the professors’ utmost priority, you receive personalized instruction in a small-class environment.

The relationships you form with Christian roommates and peers will provide a network of support and a family of friends that will last be
yond college. During college Lions are there to help, encourage, and pray for one another.

Uncommon destinations
Do you want to see the world? SAGU is over midway through a 10-year mission to visit every country, Indian state, and Chinese province by the
year 2020. With more than 250 destinations, there is an opportunity to see every part of the world. SAGU has already visited more than 150 destinations in the first seven years.

Five reasons to choose SAGU teacher education
1.Small student-faculty ratio for personal engagement with instructors
2. Frequent hands-on opportunities to explore education technology
3. Frequent opportunities to network with education professionals
4. A top hirability rate for SAGU teacher education graduates, with many students receiving offers before graduation
5.A 99% pass rate for TExES certification exams for SAGU graduates

Spiritual atmosphere
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 daily chapel services and hands-on ministry.

Attending SAGU is an investment impacting the rest of your life. SAGU’s tuition, fees, room, and board are 20% lower than the average four-year private Christian university.

SAGU is just south of Dallas/Fort Worth. Students have access to thousands of stores, theatres, restaurants, museums, theme parks, professional sports arenas, and more.

Schedule a visit
Meet professors, visit classes, and meet students by arranging a personal campus visit or visiting SAGU for Campus Days. Call the SAGU
admission counselors today!