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Arizona Christian University
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  • 4 Year
  • GLENDALE, AZ

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

ACU has lifted our mask requirement (masks are not required on campus) and has been fully open and functioning with in-person classes, athletic events, chapels, events, etc., for all of the 2021 year so far. We will continue in this same fashion for the 2021-2022 school year. We are excited to continue to build and live in an intentional community together. Learn More

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade C
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Arizona Christian is a private, non-denominational university located in Phoenix, Arizona. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 713 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Arizona Christian acceptance rate is 68%. Popular majors include Business, Religious Vocations, and Counseling Psychology. Graduating 50% of students, Arizona Christian alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,200.

About

1 W. FIRESTORM WAY
GLENDALE, AZ 85306
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Sooner Athletic Conference

Arizona Christian University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

ACU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
890-1080
ACT Range
15-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$21,385 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$18,004 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
50%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 20 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 20 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    87%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
713 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
157
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
61%
Varsity Athletes
87%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 15 responses
  • Religious
    67%
  • Loving
    27%
  • Apathetic
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
65%
Poll
74%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 19 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 22 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • God!
    69%
  • Small
    25%
  • Incompetent
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
83%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 14 responses

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