admissions process

international

FIRESTORM FROM ACROSS

THE GLOBE

We are thrilled you are considering being a part of the Firestorm family. With our rigorous biblically-integrated academics, you’ll have a strong foundation to achieve your career goals while living out your Christian faith. ACU is committed not only to your educational advancement but to your spiritual development as well as you’re equipped to transform culture with truth.

How to Apply

Complete Application

Complete and submit your official online application for admission which includes the required essay.

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 TOEFL score

Send your score to ACU directly from the organization.

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 international college students

  • The student must be an evangelical believer in the Christian faith – this will be articulated in the personal essay of the application. You will describe your relationship with Christ and discuss your spiritual growth.
  • The student must have at least a 2.5 unweighted high school GPA.
  • The student must have at least a TOEFL score of at least 500 (paper), 173 (computer) or 61 (internet).

Frequently Asked Questions

WHERE CAN I FIND THE APPLICATION?

ACU uses an online application to evaluate admission.

Application

ARE SAT/TOEFL SCORES REQUIRED?
Yes, we require a minimum SAT Score (CR+M) of 860 OR ACT Score of 18. Be use to use ACU Test Codes: SAT: 4736 / ACT: 0106. A TOEFL score of at least 500 (paper), 173 (computer) or 61 (internet) is also required.
HOW DO I OBTAIN A STUDENT VISA?
HOW DO I PROVIDE MY OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS FROM ANOTHER COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY?
Once you submit your application, your Enrollment Management Specialist will help you with the official request process.
What if I am transferring from another college or university in the United States?
You will need to complete the SEVIS Transfer Eligibility Form.
DOES ACU OFFER INTERVIEWS AS PART OF THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS?
Speak with your Enrollment Management Specialist about your options.
WHAT IS THE COST OF TUITION?

Complete our Cost of Attendance Calculator and speak with your Enrollment Management Specialist to ensure your complete the required FASFA and discuss your housing and meal plans, which will affect your total cost to attend.

Click here to view our tuition and fees schedule.

Questions About Admissions?
Contact the Office of Admissions at

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