Azusa Pacific University is a Christian University nestled in the scenic San Gabriel Valley of Southern California—only minutes from the mountains and an hour from the ocean and the desert. Azusa Pacific University has much more than a beautiful campus and great locations throughout southern California. For an in-depth look, learn more about the campus.
Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, APU is one of the leading evangelical Christian universities in the United States, offering 51 undergraduate majors, 30 master's degrees, 14 certificates, 13 credentials, and 8 doctoral programs to its nearly 10,000 students. The university has enjoyed steady growth in student enrollment and academic excellence throughout the past 15 years, emphasizing scholarship and learning in a Christian environment.
The university provides outstanding opportunities for staff in advancement, professional growth, and Christian ministry. APU seeks staff who model excellence in their discipline and have a clear and compelling understanding of their faith and Christian commitment.
As an evangelical Christian university, APU affirms the supremacy of Christ in all areas of life and expects its employees to model Christian principles in their professional and nonprofessional activities.
Learn where the university stands by reading APU’s Mission Statement, Essence Statement, Statement of Faith, and other positional statements on our What We Believe page.
At Azusa Pacific, we strive to provide a safe and secure living, learning, and working environment for our campus community. Per the Clery Act, APU is required to publish the actual number of crimes reported to campus authorities during the past three years. You can obtain a copy of these Department of Campus Safety reports online.