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About Azusa Pacific


Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive Christian university located 20+ miles northeast of Los Angeles, California, that offers more than 150 degree options from bachelor’s to doctorate. 

A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering bachelor’smaster’s, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.

God First Since 1899

For more than a century, Azusa Pacific remains committed to the vision on which it was founded—to prepare men and women to make a difference in the world for Christ. From our humble beginnings to the faith and learning community we are today, discover more about APU.

University Leadership

Under the leadership of its 18th president, Adam J. Morris, PhD, Azusa Pacific University remains dedicated to its mission to provide Christ-centered academic excellence, its God First motto, and the cornerstones of Christ, Scholarship, Community, and Service as it equips students to become difference makers for the cause of Christ around the world. Learn more about APU’s executive leadership.

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7 SoCal Locations and Online

In addition to our main campus in Azusa, APU’s seven Southern California regional locations offer bachelor’s degrees for working professionals, as well as master’s degrees. Find an APU campus close to you: Orange CountySan DiegoInland EmpireHigh DesertMonrovia, and Murrieta. For those unable to attend on campus, we offer a number of online degree programs to help you reach your goals.

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APU’s life-changing education develops you into a disciple and scholar, equipping you to succeed in your field and make a difference in the world.

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