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

6:30 pm Intro to Logos Bible Software II... @ ACU Campus Room SCI 206
Intro to Logos Bible Software II... @ ACU Campus Room SCI 206
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Biblical Studies Dept. of Arizona Christian University is excited to announce two upcoming opportunities designed to help you increase your abilities as a student of the Bible. Dr. Andrew Pitts, Biblical Studies Dept. Chair,[...]
8:30 am Football Junior Day & Spring Game @ Arizona Christian University
Football Junior Day & Spring Game @ Arizona Christian University
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Join us for Football Junior Day on the ACU campus! Learn what ACU is all about with an Admissions and Financial Aid presentation, get a campus tour and enjoy a barbeque with current football players and coaches! Head over[...]
11:30 am ACU Career Fair @ Arizona Christian University
ACU Career Fair @ Arizona Christian University
May 7 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Arizona Christian University is excited to send the upcoming graduating class out into the workforce or toward continuing education this spring. The entire ACU community is invited to meet representatives from Phoenix businesses and graduate[...]
9:00 am Project 032 @ Meet in the SAC Lobby
Project 032 @ Meet in the SAC Lobby
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
All ACU students are invited to help out people in our zip code! Meet in the Student Activity Center Lobby to carpool to your destination. You will get FREE pizza afterwards and 2 spiritual formation[...]
3:00 pm Firestorm Fridays @ Welcome Center
Firestorm Fridays @ Welcome Center
May 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
RSVP Here   Join Arizona Christian University for Firestorm Fridays! Firestorm Fridays offer you a stress-free, low-key environment to learn more about ACU on your terms. All Firestorm Friday events begin at 3 p.m. in[...]

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