Admissions process

Transfer

JOINING A FIRESTORM

OF TRUTH

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 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 transfer 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 2.0 unweighted high school GPA or 24 transferable credits.
  • The student must have at least an 18 ACT Composite or Evidence-Based Reading and Writing + Math score of 850 SAT. 

    Frequently Asked Questions

    HOW DO I KNOW WHAT CREDITS WILL TRANSFER?

    Speak with the admissions office to ensure all credits are transferred correctly to ensure you’re on track to complete your degree.

    WHERE CAN I FIND THE APPLICATION?

    ACU uses an online application to evaluate admission.

    Application

    HOW DO I PROVIDE MY OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS FROM ANOTHER COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY?

    Once you submit your application, the admissions office will help you with the official request process.

    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.
    WHAT IS THE COST OF TUITION?

    Complete our Cost of Attendance Calculator (we should have link to the calculator) and speak with your Enrollment Management Specialist 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