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

12:00 pm Women’s Soccer (A) @ Hope International University
Women’s Soccer (A) @ Hope International University
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Hope International University
2:00 pm Volleyball (H) @ Fultz Memorial Gym
Volleyball (H) @ Fultz Memorial Gym
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Master’s College
2:30 pm Men’s Soccer (A) @ Hope International University
Men’s Soccer (A) @ Hope International University
Oct 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Hope International University
7:30 pm Football (A) @ Missouri Baptist University
Football (A) @ Missouri Baptist University
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Missouri Baptist University
7:30 pm Men’s Basketball Game (A)
Men’s Basketball Game (A)
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
at Dixie State University (Exhib.)
7:00 pm The Heritage Foundation Event @ Arizona Christian University
The Heritage Foundation Event @ Arizona Christian University
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Heritage Foundation Event @ Arizona Christian University | Phoenix | Arizona | United States
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7:00 pm Volleyball (A) @ Biola University
Volleyball (A) @ Biola University
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Biola Univesity

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