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Azusa Pacific University

901 E Alosta Avenue, Azusa, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    85
  • Previously Enrolled
    218

Overview of Azusa Pacific University (APU)

About this school

Founded in 1899 as the Training School for Christian Workers, Azusa Pacific is a comprehensive Christian, evangelical university offering more than 60 areas of undergraduate study, as well as master's degrees and doctorates. Its 60-acre campus is located 25 minutes east of Los Angeles.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,671
    • Men:1,923 (33.9%)
    • Women:3,748 (66.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (APU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Azusa Pacific University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
3
Social Studies
-
1
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
901 East Alosta Avenue
City, State, Zip
Azusa, CA  91702-7000
Phone
(626) 812-3016
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
June 1
Application Fee
-
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins October 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
January 15

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
SAT composite of 990 (writing excluded) or ACT composite 19 required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

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
60% of 8,939 applicants were admitted
Women
63% of 5,682 applicants were admitted
Men
54% of 3,257 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,364 (25%) of 5,374 admitted students enrolled
Women
835 (23%) of 3,606 admitted students enrolled
Men
529 (30%) of 1,768 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.74
375 And Above
48%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
7%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
510-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
480-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
10%
• Score 24 - 29
42%
• Score 18 - 23
43%
• Score 12 - 17
6%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (APU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $37,506 (88.03812027604337%)
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - $1,854 (4.351908361109807%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,242 (7.609971362846815%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Azusa Pacific 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
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,106 (97.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
865 (78.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
865 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
130 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
30%
Average Award
$25,615
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 708 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,193
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 610 (70.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,759
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 756 (87.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
234 (20.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,960

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
5,101 (97.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,910 (76.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,910 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
541 (13.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
36%
Average Award
$24,503
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,443 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,242
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,960 (75.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,916
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 3,070 (78.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,070 (20.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,349

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
70%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,277
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
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
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


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

Academics & Instruction (APU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


485

Part-Time Faculty


1,026

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


19%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 27% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 55% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 8% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

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
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Azusa Pacific University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


82.7%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


51.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


66.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


70.0%

Programs & Majors (APU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (36)


  • Accounting
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Divinity/Ministry
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Psychology

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, nursing, social work

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts in Religion, Master of Music, Master of Science, Master of Administration, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (41)


  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Athletic Training and Sports Medicine
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English as a Second Language
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ethics
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resources Development
  • Human Resources Management
  • International Affairs
  • International Business
  • Library Science
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Pastoral Ministry and Counseling
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Religious Education
  • School Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Special Education
  • Student Affairs
  • Theology
  • Urban Studies

Campus Life (APU)

Location & Geography

Population


47,407

Nearest Metropolitan Area


60 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Los Angeles

Weather


Temperature
48.9 average low in January, 76.6 average high in September
Rain
35 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
20 mile(s) from campus in Ontario
Nearest Bus Station
8 mile(s) from campus in West Covina
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Los Angeles

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Cougar
School Colors
Black and brick red

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


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

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


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

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Azusa Pacific University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


5,075

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,671
Women
3,748
Men
1,923

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 9.9% Asian
  • 5.4% Black/African-American
  • 33.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 8.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 1.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 40.7% White
  • 1.7% Unknown

International Students


2.9%

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


4,255

Student Resources (APU)

Study resources