PROUD TO SERVE
VETERANS & ACTIVE MILITARY
We are proud that you are considering ACU and thank you for your service. With our premier biblically-integrated liberal arts education, 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.
Covered Student Veterans Programs
ACU is approved as a degree-granting institution for the attendance of veterans under Title 38, U.S. Code and active duty military members under the Department of Defense Tuition Assistance Program.
Chapter 30 – Montgomery GI Bill®
Chapter 31 – Vocational Rehabilitation (VR&E)
Chapter 33 – Post-9/11 GI Bill®
Chapter 35 – Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance
Chapter 1606 – Montgomery GI Bill® for Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR)
Chapter 1607 – Reserve Educational Assistance Program (REAP)
Veteran Educational Assistance Program (VEAP)
Department of Defense Tuition Assistance Program
Note: GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at benefits.va.gov/gibill.
How to Apply
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
Confirm with your Recruiter/EMS that your official transcript has been received and complete any additional financial aid documents required.
Note: These requirements are for veteran and active military 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 an 18 ACT Composite or Evidence-Based Reading and Writing+Math score of 850 SAT.
Yellow Ribbon Program
ACU is a Yellow Ribbon participating school. The program is a provision of the Chapter 33 – Post-9/11 GI Bill. Institutions of higher education voluntarily enter into a Yellow Ribbon Agreement with VA and choose the amount of tuition and fees that will be contributed. VA matches that amount and issues payments directly to the institution. ACU offers unlimited scholarship funds available for your education without an additional charge to your GI Bill entitlement.
WHAT MILITARY CREDITS DOES ACU ACCEPT?
WHERE CAN I FIND THE APPLICATION?
ACU uses an online application to evaluate admission.
HOW DO I KNOW FOR WHAT VA BENEFITS I QUALIFY?
Please contact your regional VA office to discuss your benefits:
WHAT PAPERWORK IS REQUIRED?
IS THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) REQUIRED?
HOW DO I PROVIDE MY OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS?
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 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.
SHOULD I SUBMIT ANY ADDITIONAL MATERIALS WITH MY APPLICATION?
Questions About Admissions?
Contact the Office of Admissions at
1 (800) 247-2697 or