Christian Life Profile


7 Reasons to Choose SAGU
7. You want a university that addresses every aspect of your life: mental, social, spiritual, and physical.
6. You want to experience college life in a community within driving distance of an exciting metroplex.
5. The surrounding Dallas area is listed by Forbes as the #1 most competitive job market in the United States.
4. You are an uncommon person with a desire for an uncommon educational experience.
3. Waxahachie
2. You desire to be taught by qualified faculty who have a sincere interest in your success.
1. You believe that God has given you a purpose, and you want to do everything within your power to see that purpose fulfilled.

AT A GLANCE

At A Glance

Founded: 1927

Location: 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: 21:1

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, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, football, soccer, softball, and volleyball. SAGU also offers a full selection of intramurals and new fitness facilities.

Academic Programs

Doctorate

• Doctor of Ministry in Leadership & Creative Communication

Master’s
• Bible & Theology
• Business Administration
• Children & Family Ministries
• Clinical Psychology
• Counseling Psychology (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 
• Human Services Counseling (Non-clinical)
• Intercultural Studies
• Master of Divinity 
• Organizational Leadership
• Practical Theology
• Psychology (Clinical)
• Theological Studies

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

- 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

Associate
• 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 
• TESOL 

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.

Your experience
A SAGU education is designed around seven core values:
• Bible-Based Education
• Pentecostal Distinction
• Spiritual Formation
• Academic Excellence
• Missions Mindedness
• Servant Leadership
• Community and Personal Wellness

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

Community
The relationships you form with Christian roommates and peers will provide a network of support and a family of friends that last beyond college. At SAGU, 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.

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.

Affordability
Attending SAGU is an investment impacting the rest of your life. SAGU’s tuition, fees, and room and board are 20% lower than the average four-year private Christian university. Financial aid options, including scholarships, grants, and loans, are available, making paying for college simple and affordable.

Location
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.

Come see us
Meet professors, visit classes, and see students by arranging a personal campus visit or visiting SAGU for Campus Days. Call the SAGU admissions counselors today!