ACU is an accredited, private, non-profit, Christian university in Phoenix offering numerous bachelor’s degrees including a recently added Psychology major and programs of study such as Criminal Justice, Healthcare Policy, Nonprofit Management, Coaching and Early Childhood Education. All students graduate with a minor in Biblical studies. With a notable student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, ACU’s distinguished professors are committed to developing the complete person through the integration of faith, learning, and Christian leadership. ACU competes as a member of the NAIA, with athletic opportunities including baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball and spirit squad. Students have multiple opportunities for campus involvement including mission trips, Urban Outreach, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, chorale, worship bands, and study abroad options.
Arizona Christian University provides a biblically-integrated, liberal arts education equipping graduates to serve the Lord Jesus Christ in all aspects of life, as leaders of influence and excellence.
Arizona Christian University exists to educate and equip followers of Christ to transform culture with the truth.
Statement of Faith:
Arizona Christian University is the only accredited, evangelical Christian university or college in Arizona where all trustees, administrators, faculty, staff and students declare that they are followers of Jesus Christ.
Students at Arizona Christian University declare their faith in Christ through agreeing to the affirmations contained in this document: Student Affirmation of Faith
All Trustees, Administrators, Faculty and Employees of Arizona Christian University must sign the following Statement of Faith: Employee Statement of Faith
Recent From ACU
2015-2016 Student Right-to-Know Information
Retention Rate for First-time Degree-seeking Undergraduates
|first-to-second-year retention rate||68%||68%||69%||55%||65%|
6-Year Graduation Rates for First-time, Full-time Cohort
|Pell Grant Recipient||56%||50%||40%|
|Non-Pell Grant Recipient||47%||65%||37%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||100%||0%||100%||—|
|Black or African American||—||0%||50%||50%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Island||—||—||—||—|
|Two or more races||—||—||—||—|
|Race or ethnicity unknown||—||—||—||—|
4-Year Average = 49%