Arizona Christian University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, the school offers an urban setting for students to study in. The school's Nondenominational Christian affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's mission. The school enrolls 400 students yearly, allowing for smaller more engaging class sizes.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Biblical Studies
- Business Administration
- Counseling Psychology
- Youth Ministry
- English and Language Arts Teacher Education
To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then studied by admissions officials. Very common test scores among students accepted to Arizona Christian University are within the range of 19 to 24 on the ACT, or 910 to 1130 on the SAT. An estimated 60 percent of all students that applied were accepted at Arizona Christian University, with 60 percent of those admitted choosing to attend.
Tuition is approximately $21,000 per year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students may check the school's tuition calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. The cost of on-campus housing is around $4,900 per year. This school may offer financial aid for students that qualify in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
Arizona Christian University has a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NAIA. Available sports offered:
- Baseball (NAIA Division II)
- Basketball (NAIA Division II)
- Golf (NAIA Division II)
Students should visit the school's http://www.arizonachristian.edu to view additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the applicants Arizona Christian University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- Life Experience Credits
- AP Course Credits
Arizona Christian University has a total student population of about 780, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $22,000-$27,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $930 to $1,100 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||79%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||77%||$7,380|
|Receiving Student Loans||50%||$4,829|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Arizona Christian University may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
The overall graduation rate of Arizona Christian University is around 47%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||28%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||18%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Arizona Christian University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports being in the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Golden State Athletic Conference)
- Basketball (Golden State Athletic Conference)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Arizona Christian University for official up-to-date information.