Arizona Christian University

2625 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, United States
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Overview of Arizona Christian University

About this school

Arizona Christian University (formerly Southwestern College and Global University) is a church-affiliated school offering majors in business, music, elementary and secondary education, Christian ministries, counseling, and Biblical studies. Its 35-acre campus is located in Phoenix.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:700
    • Men:449 Men (64.1%)
    • Women:251 Women (35.9%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Not reported

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
2625 East Cactus Road
City, State, Zip
Phoenix, AZ 85032-7042
Phone
(417) 862-9533
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
-
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications not accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
-
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
-
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
99% of 246 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 107 applicants were admitted
Men
100% of 139 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
198 (81%) of 243 admitted students enrolled
Women
80 (77%) of 104 admitted students enrolled
Men
118 (85%) of 139 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
420-540 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
9%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
39%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
42%
• Score 300 - 400
5%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |15-21 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
19%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
38%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $26,796 (64.0%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,674 (25.49%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,200 (2.87%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,200 (7.64%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Arizona Christian University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
127 (98.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
107 (84.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
104 (97.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
22 (21.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$16,008
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 104 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,788
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 72 (69.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,206
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 18 (17.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
41 (31.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,776

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
492 (89.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
437 (88.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
423 (96.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
68 (16.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$17,230
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 422 (99.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,013
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 327 (77.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,204
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 51 (12.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
99 (18.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,602

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


17

Part-Time Faculty


71

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


9%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
48,598
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
37
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Not reported

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Arizona Christian University provides none

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


42.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


45.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


47.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (19)


  • American Government and Politics (United States)
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Communication, General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Family Psychology
  • Lay Ministry
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Voice and Opera
  • Youth Ministry

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Theology and religious vocations, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    1,488,750

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Phoenix

    Campus Size


    19 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    41.2 average low in January, 103.5 average high in September
    Rain
    36 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    -
    Nearest Train Station
    -

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    32% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    68%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Not offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, National Christian College Athletic Association
    Mascot
    Eagle
    School Colors
    Royal blue and white

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Football
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball
    Tennis
    Track And Field
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, soccer, table tennis, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Arizona Christian University offers choral groups, joseph story pre-law society, international student association, pre-medicine club, flock council and flock leaders, reason and religion

    Sororities


    21% of women participate

    Fraternities


    18% of men participate

    ROTC


    Air Force ROTC offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    643

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    700
    Women
    251
    Men
    449

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 0.8% Asian
    • 15.6% Black/African-American
    • 23.1% Hispanic/Latino
    • 6.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 50.5% White
    • 1.8% Unknown

    International Students


    4.4%

    Average Age


    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources