Azusa Pacific University

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world rank  1212

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Founded in 1899, Azusa Pacific University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Azusa (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Azusa Pacific University (APU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. Azusa Pacific University (APU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 121 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. APU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym APU
Founded 1899
Motto God First
Colours Brick, white and black

University Location

Address 901 East Alosta Avenue
Azusa
91702-7000 California
United States
Tel +1 (626) 969 3434
Fax +1

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 559 OPHIR CIR
SAN DIMAS 91773-1556
6263190711
800 825 5278

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

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Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Azusa Pacific University's Library
Azusa Pacific University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 233,184 physical volumes, 10,336 physical media, 1,011 digital/electronic medium and 122 licensed digital/electronic databases. Azusa Pacific University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Azusa Pacific University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,103 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1961


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Psychological Association
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Board of Registered Nursing
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Association of Theological Schools
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • International Council for Higher Education (ICHE)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021