admissions process

incoming freshmen

AN EXPERIENCE YOU

WILL REMEMBER

Are you seeking a college experience where you won’t be lost in a crowd? Where relationships and community matter most? Where academic programs are biblically-integrated and you’re equipped with a premier Christian liberal arts education? Take a step of courageous faith and step into the Firestorm.

How to Apply

Complete Application

Complete and submit your official online application for admission which include questions about your relationship with Jesus.

Submit a non-refundable $25 application fee

When you submit your online application, you will submit your application fee through the online portal.

Submit an official transcript

Submit an official transcript All official transcripts must be mailed directly to the address below:
Arizona Christian University
Office of Admissions
1 W. Firestorm Way
Glendale, AZ 85306

Submit your ACT or SAT score

Send your score to ACU directly from the ACT website or the College Board website for SAT.

Confirmation

Confirm with your Recruiter/EMS that your official transcript has been received and complete any additional financial aid documents required.

Admissions Requirements

Note: These requirements are for first-time college students

  • The student must be an evangelical believer in the Christian faith.
  • Incoming students for spring 2020 and fall 2020 must meet the new requirement of at least a 2.5 unweighted GPA.
  • The student must have at least an 18 ACT Composite or Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math score of 850 SAT. 

Frequently Asked Questions

WHERE CAN I FIND THE APPLICATION?

ACU uses an online application to evaluate admission.

Application

ARE THE SAT/ACT REQUIRED?

Yes, we require a minimum SAT Score (CR+M) of 860 OR ACT Score of 18.

IS THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) REQUIRED?
Yes, this application determines your eligibility for federal grants and loans as well as need-based institutional aid. Be sure to list ACU (code 007113) on the FAFSA when prompted.
HOW DO I PROVIDE MY OFFICIAL HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS?

Once you submit your application, the Admissions team will help you with the official request process.

WHAT IS THE COST OF TUITION?

Complete our Cost of Attendance Calculator (we should have link to the calculator) and speak with the Admissions team to ensure you complete the required FAFSA and discuss your housing and meal plans, which will affect your total cost to attend.

Click here to view our tuition and fees schedule.

TUITION

Questions About Admissions?
Contact the Office of Admissions at

Phone:
1 (800) 247-2697 or 
(602) 489-5300