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Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, California
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
5,259 Undergraduates
61% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Mostly Women
Private
Expensive
Region: West
Division 2
Size: Small
Doctoral
Azusa Pacific University
901 E Alosta
Azusa, California
91702-7000
(626) 969-3434
www.apu.edu

Azusa Pacific University, a private Christian university in Azusa, California, is one of the top 205 institutions of higher education in the United States. It opened in 1899 in Whittier, California, and was the first Bible college to be established on the west coast of the U.S. In 1981, it became Azusa Pacific University. Today, it is still affiliated with the Evangelical Christian denomination, and it sits on more than 100 acres of land in a suburban setting. Its motto is “God First.” Notable alumni include Olympic athlete Bryan Clay, baseball player Stephen Vogt, YouTuber Colleen Ballinger, football player Christian Okoye, musician Marcie Dodd, baseball player Kirk Nieuwenhuis, reporter Tracee Carrasco and football player Terrell Watson. The school’s colors are brick and black, its mascot is the Cougar and its teams are nicknamed the Cougars. Its sports affiliation is National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II – Pacific West Conference, and there are 17 different varsity teams. Varsity sports offered by Azusa Pacific University include men’s football, baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, track and field and tennis, and women’s acrobatics and tumbling, volleyball, basketball, soccer, water polo, track and field and softball.

Location

Azusa is a city in the San Gabriel Valley, at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The A on the San Gabriel Mountains represents the city of Azusa, and can be seen within a 30-mile radius. The population was 46,361 at the 2010 census, up from 44,712 at the 2000 census. More from Wikipedia...

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restaurants score

Students
34%

Men

66%

Women

26

Average Age of Entering Students

80%

Live On Campus

412

New Transfer Students

Admissions
61%

Acceptance Rate

22%

Enrollment Yield

900-1130

SAT Range

8,030

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$28,506

Typical Cost

$37,506

Average Tuition

98%

Recieve Financial Aid

93%

Have Loans

$16,000

Median Debt

Academics
12.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Business Management And Administration

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, many to choose from

Greek Life:

None

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Football Conference:

Great Northeast Athletic Conference

Basketball Conference:

Pacific West Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Pacific West Conference

Football Division:

3

Basketball Division:

2

Track Division:

2

Social
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