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
Arizona Christian University is a regionally accredited, not-for-profit university in north Phoenix, celebrating its 53rd anniversary of preparing students to transform culture with truth.  ACU has rigorous academic standards and offers a variety of degree programs, honors courses, internship opportunities and multiple pre-professional tracks, including pre-law and pre-med. ACU is committed not only to the educational advancement of students, but to their spiritual formation as well. Numerous campus ministries are available and students are challenged to engage the community through various outreach and neighborhood service projects. Students at ACU encounter a vibrant college experience and multiple opportunities for involvement such as musical theatre, student leadership council, science club and missions trips. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, ACU competes in the National Christian College Athletics Association Division I and offers baseball (M), basketball (M,W), cross country (M,W), golf (M,W), soccer (M,W), softball (W), tennis (M,W), track and field (M,W), and volleyball (W). Since 2008, ACU has offered an adult degree completion program with evening classes available for working professionals.

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Upcoming Events

all-day Volleyball Tournament (A) @ Columbia College
Volleyball Tournament (A) @ Columbia College
Aug 29 – Aug 30 all-day
8/29vs Robert Morris @ 3 p.m.vs Bethel University @ 7 p.m. 8/30vs Indiana University East @ 11 a.m.vs Benedictine College @ 3 p.m.
7:00 pm Men’s Soccer (A) @ University of La Verne
Men’s Soccer (A) @ University of La Verne
Aug 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
University of La Verne
7:15 pm Football (H) @ Shadow Mountain High School
Football (H) @ Shadow Mountain High School
Aug 30 @ 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm
Wayland Baptist
all-day Men’s Golf (H)
Men’s Golf (H)
Aug 31 – Sep 1 all-day
Firestorm Fall Invitational/NCCAA West Regional Qualifier
all-day Women’s Golf (H)
Women’s Golf (H)
Aug 31 – Sep 1 all-day
Firestorm Fall Invitational/NCCAA West Regional Qualifier
4:30 pm Women’s Soccer (A) @ Westminster College
Women’s Soccer (A) @ Westminster College
Sep 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Westminster College

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