Arizona Christian University has been ranked among the Best Online Colleges in Arizona for 2017 by College Choice. ACU was approved by the Higher Learning Commission to offer online programs in May 2017 and is proud to announce recognition of this brand new program for what College Choice describes as a “university [that] is here to stay”.

According to College Choice, the rankings are based on institutional excellence and student success, including student test scores, graduation rate, and student-to-faculty ratio. ACU was the top-ranked Christian university ranked in this category.

ACU students can immediately begin their college career or complete their bachelor’s degree with fully accredited online degrees in Business Administration, Elementary or Secondary Education, Family Studies, and Christian Ministries. Additional programs of study will be added in the near future. Classes are eight-weeks with six convenient start dates per year. The next start date is January 8, 2018. To view the complete list of degree programs and course offerings, click HERE.

Earlier this year, ACU was named a top college by U.S. News & World Report, the most respected and comprehensive college ranking system in the nation, and was the only ranked Arizona school in this category. ACU has also been recognized as one of the top 50 Best Bible Colleges in the nation by Christian University Online, “One of the Best Colleges in Arizona for 2017”, a “Best Value” university, one of the nation’s top Christian colleges and universities, and the most selective college or university in Arizona.

Learn more about ACU by requesting information, visiting campus, or applying today for our campus, online, or evening programs!


ACU is a private, non-profit, Christian university in Phoenix, Arizona with a wide variety of majors and areas of study preparing students for successful careers, but also remains committed to its vision of transforming culture with biblical truth. All students are taught through a biblically-integrated, general education curriculum called “The CORE”. Spiritual development is integrated within the University experience where all campus students receive a minor in Biblical Studies, attend chapel twice a week, and complete spiritual formation and service hours each semester.