Mission & Statement of Faith


Arizona Christian University provides a biblically integrated education that prepares its graduates to serve the Lord Jesus Christ in ministries and professional occupations.


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

Who We Are:

Arizona Christian University: Transforming Culture with Truth

ACU is an accredited, private, non-profit, Christian university in Phoenix offering various 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 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 in the NCCAA and is a member of the NAIA and the GSAC. Athletic opportunities include baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. Students have multiple opportunities for campus involvement including mission trips, Urban Outreach, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, chorale, worship bands, and study abroad options.

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Upcoming Events

all-day Firestorm Golf Classic @ Stonecreek Golf Club
Firestorm Golf Classic @ Stonecreek Golf Club
Sep 19 all-day
Shotgun start: 7 a.m. (Check in begins at 6 a.m.) Please join Arizona Christian University for the 2nd Annual Firestorm Golf Classic! All proceeds from this event will go toward the Westphal Athletic Fund, benefiting[...]
1:00 pm Volleyball (A) @ Westmont College
Volleyball (A) @ Westmont College
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Westmont College
all-day Men’s Golf (A)
Men’s Golf (A)
Sep 22 – Sep 23 all-day
Cal Stat Intercollegiate
7:00 pm Men’s Soccer (H) @ Scottsdale Sports Complex Field 2
Men’s Soccer (H) @ Scottsdale Sports Complex Field 2
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Biola University
7:00 pm Volleyball (H) @ Fultz Memorial Gym
Volleyball (H) @ Fultz Memorial Gym
Sep 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Hope International University
4:00 pm Women’s Soccer (H) @ Rose Mofford Sports Complex Field 2
Women’s Soccer (H) @ Rose Mofford Sports Complex Field 2
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Biola University
4:00 pm Men’s Soccer (H) @ Scottsdale Sports Complex Field 2
Men’s Soccer (H) @ Scottsdale Sports Complex Field 2
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Pacific Union College

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