Azusa Pacific University Online

TBS Staff Writers
Updated July 15, 2021
Find Azusa Pacific University's online college accreditation, online degree programs, costs, admissions requirements, and other stats & highlights. APU is an accredited private, non-profit online university.

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  • Some competency based learning
  • Awards credit for life experiences
  • Offers small-class sizes
  • Awards credit for military training
  • Same faculty online and on-campus


Azusa Pacific University (APU), a private, evangelical Christian, has a long history of offering quality education from a Christian worldview. Founded in 1899, APU offers more than 100 degree programs ranging from associate to doctoral. Through its online options, students can balance family, work and school. APU also provides a host of online support services, including a writing center and library resources.

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Azusa Pacific University’s Accreditation, Approvals, Tuition & Admissions Info


Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission.


Undergraduate tuition — $400 to $450
Graduate tuition — $600

Admissions and Transfer Info

Azusa Pacific University’s admission prerequisites and application requirements vary by program.

Freshman applicants must have at least a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA. They must submit official high school transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, and a character recommendation.

Undergraduate transfer applicants must have a 2.2 cumulative college GPA. They must submit official college transcripts and a character recommendation. If they have completed at least 12 academic units of college work in one semester, SAT/ACT scores are not required.

Graduate applicants must hold a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree from a regionally accredited university or college. Depending on the applicant’s GPA, Asusa Pacific University may require GRE scores.

School Profile

  • Accreditation: Regional (Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission)
  • Region: West
  • Retention Rate: 86%
  • Requires SAT or ACT: SAT or ACT
  • Public/Private: Private Nonprofit
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Graduation Rate: 70%
  • Cost Per Credit (In-State/Out-of-State): Undergrad: $400 to $450 / $400 to $450
    Grad: $600 / $600
  • Address: 901 E. Alosta, Azusa, CA 91702 USA

Other Statistics

  • Student population: About 10,020
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 12 to 1
  • Percentage receiving grant or scholarship aid: 97%

Azusa Pacific University Online Degrees

Significant Azusa Pacific University online degree rankings:
#1 Best Online College in California

Liberal Arts & Humanities

Master Degrees
Music Entrepreneurship
Art Education
Modern Art History

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Business & Management

Bachelor Degrees
Business Administration

Master Degrees
Business Administration
Business Management

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Nursing & Healthcare

Bachelor Degree

Master Degrees
Healthcare Administration and Leadership
Nursing Education

Doctoral Degrees
Doctor of Nursing Practice

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Education & Teaching

Undergraduate Certificates
Certificate in TESOL

Master Degrees
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Physical Education
Educational Leadership – Ranked #12
Educational Technology
School Librarianship

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