Azusa Pacific University

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901 E. Alosta Avenue

Azusa, CA 91702

Phone: (626) 969-3434
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Jun. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News Rankings

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#173 Overall Score: 32 out of 100. National Universities

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Azusa Pacific University is a private institution that was founded in 1899. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,224, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 103 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Azusa Pacific University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 173. Its tuition and fees are $32,256 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical Christian community of disciples and scholars who seek to advance the work of God in the world through academic excellence in liberal arts and professional programs of higher education that encourage students to develop a Christian perspective of truth and life.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1899
Religious affiliation Christian interdenominational
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $60,525,153


When applying to Azusa Pacific University, it's important to note the application deadline is June 1, and the early action deadline is November 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 1. The application fee at Azusa Pacific University is $45. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 52.3 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 52.3%
Application deadline June 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by June 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Azusa Pacific University is 14:1, and the school has 70.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Azusa Pacific University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Psychology; and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 84.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 14:1
4-year graduation rate 45%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 21%
Health Professions and Related Programs 21%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12%
Psychology 9%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 7%

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Student Life

Azusa Pacific University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,224, with a gender distribution of 36.4 percent male students and 63.6 percent female students. At this school, 58 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 42 percent of students live off campus. Azusa Pacific University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 10,184
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Azusa Pacific University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, and health insurance. Azusa Pacific University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Azusa Pacific University.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $32,256 (2013-14)
Room and board $8,852 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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