Azusa Pacific University Rankings

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In the World#1978 of 14178
In North America#607 of 2629
In the United States#555 of 2528
In California#53 of 252
In Azusa#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Undenominational
Acceptance rate
67%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$27,707 /y
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
5,136
Graduates
4,161
Male:Female Ratio
31:69
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
apu.edu

Azusa Pacific University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%64%70%
Applicants8,1922,8565,334
Admissions5,5281,8183,710
Freshmen enrolled full time688239449
Freshmen enrolled part time422

1,858 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

892 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
595 or 86%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1260
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Azusa Pacific University are 1030-1260 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
212 or 31%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Azusa Pacific University are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3015 (32%)
Hispanic3013 (32%)
Asian1093 (12%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown673 (7%)
Black or African American616 (7%)
Two or more races437 (5%)
Nonresident Alien328 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander93 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native9 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$27,707/year
Average aid awarded
$25,579
Students receiving aid
98%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$21,179
$30-48K$23,272
$48-75K$23,455
$75-110K$26,968
$110K+$32,469

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$39,640$17,592
Tuition in-state$39,640$17,592
Tuition out-of-state$39,640$17,592
Fee in-district$580$250
Fee in-state$580$250
Fee out-of-state$580$250

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,783
Combined charge for room and board$10,916
Room charge$6,136
Meal charge$4,780

Azusa Pacific University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse49516910
Education, General41944
Psychology, General18723
Business Administration and Management, General12239
Psychology, Other11525
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching6061
Social Work3980
Speech Communication and Rhetoric69
Social Sciences, Other63
Visual and Performing Arts, General60
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies51
Business & Commerce, General1338
Music, General3316
Divinity & Ministry49
Physical Therapy & Therapist48
Humanities & Humanistic Studies42
Marketing, Other39
Biology & Biological Sciences, General38
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other37
English Language and Literature, General315
Accounting323
Religious Education2563
Kinesiology and Exercise Science34
Art & Art Studies, General285
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration32
Computer and Information Sciences, General30
Sociology29
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor28
Political Science and Government, General24
Biotechnology22
Organizational Behavior Studies21
Bible & Biblical Studies18
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other15
Athletic Training & Trainer15
Art History, Criticism and Conservation13
Area Studies, Other12
Educational Leadership and Administration, General12
History, General11
Criminology9
Urban Education and Leadership9
Social Sciences, General8
International Business & Trade & Commerce8
Theology & Theological Studies53
School Librarian & School Library Media Specialist8
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration7
Engineering, General6
Spanish Language and Literature6
Chemistry, General6
International Relations and Affairs5
Mathematics, General5
Physics, General4
Applied Mathematics, General4
Playwriting and Screenwriting4
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other3
Religion & Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences, Other1
Management Information Systems and Services, Other1
Design and Applied Arts, Other1
Philosophy1
Grand Total1,6781,229137
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate68%64%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 80%
  • Part-time retention rate - 71%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,472
Citations
18,411

Publication count by topic

Psychology
429
Medicine
303
Sociology
190
Computer science
83
Philosophy
77
Political science
74
History
42
Business
29
Materials science
27
Engineering
27
Economics
27
Art
25
Biology
23
Chemistry
21
Physics
17
Mathematics
11
Geography
9
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art909109
Psychology12077,988
Philosophy137542
Sociology1390920
History158330
Political science1726256
Medicine17934,872
Business2096561
Economics2907155
Physics3038210
Mathematics3139401
Materials science3297517
Computer science3557408
Engineering3759117
Biology3946493
Chemistry4140355
Geography415924
Environmental science457721

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990720
1991317
1992022
1993624
1994719
1995526
1996550
1997444
1998355
1999743
20001175
2001897
200211103
200319136
200420177
200517200
200628281
200740320
200845441
200963568
201071657
201151906
2012651048
2013861195
2014881342
20151071406
20161111465
20171411502
20181461403
20191381653
2020932051

General info

Alternative namesAPU
Founded1899
WikipediaAzusa Pacific University
MottoGod First
Colorsbrick, white, black
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also Summer Session (June - August)
Total FTE staff1,528
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address901 E Alosta
Azusa, California, 91702-7000
United States
City population46,000
Phone6269693434

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