Azusa Pacific University

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Introduction to Azusa Pacific University

Azusa Pacific University offers traditional campus and online degree programs with a Christian perspective. Online certification and master's degrees are available for education-related topics.

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges accredits Azusa Pacific University. The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing and Licensing further accredits teacher education programs.

Azusa Pacific University -- Prospective Student Information

Online degree programs offered at Azusa Pacific University include master's and certificate programs. Students complete online classes in nine-week terms. Individuals interested in learning more about Azusa Pacific University should contact the school toll-free by calling 626-969-3434.

APU helps all students afford a valuable education. To meet this goal, several financial aid and loan opportunities are available to facilitate the payment of tuition.

In addition to a variety of campus degree programs, Azusa Pacific University offers online degrees such as an M.A. in Education - School Librarianship, an M.A. in Educational Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership.

FAQs on Azusa Pacific University

What Is the History of Azusa Pacific University?

Azusa Pacific University was founded in 1965 through the consolidation of two schools: Azusa College and Los Angeles Pacific College. In 1968, the school would later absorb a third university, Arlington College of Long Beach. Originally offering courses as private church-related colleges, APU qualified in 1981 for university status. Online degree programs at the school began in 1999.

What Is the Teaching Philosophy at Online Azusa Pacific University?

APU strives to deliver the same quality of education online as can be found on one of their seven California campuses. Through state-of-the-art programs such as eSupport, online students have access to dynamic communication tools that facilitate interaction between fellow students and teachers. Azusa Pacific University combines these features with a Christian-based curriculum to deliver a unique teaching environment.

What Are the Admissions Requirements for Azusa Pacific University?

Azusa Pacific University strives to enroll students with a commitment to personal, intellectual and spiritual growth. As such, individuals seeking enrollment must demonstrate adequate alignment with the school's standards and must exhibit an outstanding moral character. Scholastically, minimum enrollment requirements include a high school GPA of 2.8 or previous college GPA of 2.2. A minimum SAT score of 910 or ACT score of 19 is also required.

Can Students Transfer to Azusa Pacific University?

Azusa Pacific University welcomes transfer students and accepts transfer credits when possible. Transfer students must submit an application for undergraduate admission with signed statement of agreement, personal statement, two references and college transcripts.