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Azusa Pacific University 2020-2021 Admissions: Acceptance Rate, Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

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Azusa Pacific University offers admission in any of the 68 bachelor’s degrees, 48 master’s degrees, 18 certificates, 10 credentials, and 9 doctoral programs on fulfilling the general program requirements. The acceptance rate is 69% and applications for admission are invited online in the fall and summer semester.

  • Applications can be made at University UG Admission Portal and University PG Admission Portal
  • The average high school GPA score for admissions should be 2. For UG programs and 3.0 for PG programs.
  • SAT/ACT scores are optional.
  • International applicants need to submit TOEFL/IELTS scores.
  • 100% of the students admitted at Azusa Pacific University receive some kind of financial aid.


Application Portal/FormUniversity UG Admission Portal and University PG Admission Portal
Application Fee45 USD
Acceptance Rate69%
Total number of Students9,501
Total number of undergraduate Students4,249
Total number of graduate Students5,252
Mode of PaymentMaster-Card/ American Express/Discover/visa/by check
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SessionsFall and spring semester
Financial AidAvailable for International students
English Proficiency Test AcceptedIELTS, TOEFL
Degrees OfferedUndergraduate degree, Postgraduate, and doctorate courses
Residential FacilityAvailable 
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Azusa Pacific University Admission Deadlines

Azusa Pacific University accepts admission applications in fall and spring semesters. Students need to apply online before the given deadlines.

The table below demonstrates the deadlines for the admissions:

Intake SeasonDeadlines
Fall semester (August-December)June 1
Spring semester (January – May)December 1

Azusa Pacific University International Student Admissions

The international students willing to study in the US must go through the below-mentioned information that will help them in applying at the university with ease.

  • Application Portal: University UG Admission Portal and University PG Admission Portal
  • Application Fee: $ 45
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Admission Type: Rolling Admissions
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Documents required: Official transcripts, English competency test scores, letter of recommendation (PDF), contact information for a character recommendation, statement of financial resources, copy of current passport, copy of the visa.
  • Transcripts should be sealed by the high school or college and mailed at the Office of International Enrollment Services, Azusa Pacific University, PO Box 7000, Azusa, CA 91702-7000.
  • All international applicants must submit an evaluation of their foreign transcripts demonstrating the U.S. equivalent of any coursework.
  • The standardized test results required are as follows:
    • Average SAT Score: 1110
    • Average ACT Score:24
    • Minimum GPA:2.75 on a 4.0 US scale
    • SAT/ACT scores are considered but are not essential requirements.

English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

All the applicants whose native language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency for taking a place in the Azusa Pacific University. The accepted test is the TOEFL examination and IELTS. These official scores should be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Azusa Pacific University.

Test NameMinimum Score Required (UG)Minimum Score Required (PG)Minimum Score Required (Doctoral)

International students are exempted from producing the English proficiency scores if they are:

  • Students with Prior studies in English for at least two years.
  • .Students whose native language is English
  • Students who enrolled and completed intensive English language programs at APU. The Level 4 is a minimum proficiency for the undergraduate program and Level 5 is for the graduate program

Visa Process for International Students

Students must meet the immigration requirements related to the F1 visa or a student visa to study in the USA for securing admission at the Azusa Pacific University. Before an I-20 will be mailed, applicants must be cleared by the International Student Advisor. Students who are currently attending a school in the United States also need to submit a copy of their current I-20 and a valid F-1 Visa copy. International students on F-1 visas will not be considered eligible for admission as a non-degree student.

For a visa, a student needs to complete their online visa application and submit the documents given below.

The requirement for visa:

  • Form I-20
  • A valid passport (unless exempt by country-specific agreements)
  • Acceptance at a SEVP approved school
  • SEVIS Application fee payment
  • Non-immigrant visa application
  • Photograph
  • Academic Documents, such as transcripts
  • Financial proof, including bank statements.

Azusa Pacific University Undergraduate Admissions

Azusa Pacific University APU offers 68 bachelor’s degrees, 18 certificates, 10 credentials programs in the fields Accounting, Arts, Behavioral and Applied Sciences, Business and Management, Arts and Sciences, Nursing and many more.

  • Where to Apply: Azusa Pacific University Application portal
  • Application Fee: 45 USD
  • Admission Requirements: Academic transcripts, such as high school grades, SAT/ACT scores(optional), Proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • Optional requirements: Recommendation (optional, but recommended).
  • Admissions Deadlines:
  • For Fall semester:
    • Early admission decision - November 15
    • Priority admission - February 15
    • Final Deadline - June 1
  • For the Spring Semester:
    • Priority admission -October 15
    • Final Deadline -December 1

Azusa Pacific University Graduate Admissions

Azusa Pacific University offers 48 master’s degrees, 18 certificates, and 9 doctoral programs. The university's program is nationally accredited. For taking admission in the postgraduate programs, a student needs to submit his UG or equivalent qualification.

  • Master's Program Requirements: bachelor’s degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution, GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale, required test scores, work experience, essay and recommendation letters.

The requirements and essential details of some of the most demanding Graduate courses at the Azusa Pacific University are:

Programs Applied statistics and analytics (MS)M.S. in Athletic Training Doctor of Nursing PracticePublic Administration (MPA)
DeadlineJune 15March 1July 1 and October 1
Test Score Requirement/other program requirementsCourses in calculus or applied calculusNot availableGraduate-level statistics and nursing research course licensed registered nursebachelor’s degree, GMAT score
Work Experience RequirementNot necessaryNot necessaryNot RequiredRequired
TranscriptsRequired (GPA of at least 3.0)Required (GPA of at least 3.0)Required (GPA 3.0 or higher)Required(average of 2.5 GPA or better)
Essay/ Personal Statement RequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
ResumeNot necessaryRequiredRequiredRequired
InterviewNot RequiredNot RequiredRequiredNot Required


Admission at Azusa Pacific University is very affordable and the general tuition fee charged is $40,830 per year for UG courses and $705 per unit for most of the PG courses. The 100% of the students of Azusa Pacific University receive some form of financial aid. High-quality academic programs are available at Azusa Pacific University. A student can take admission in any of the programs offered, by submitting an online admission application and fulfilling the general program requirements. All the official transcripts and other documents should be sealed by school or college and must be mailed to:-

Office of International Enrollment Services,
PO Box 7000, Azusa,
Azusa Pacific University, CA 91702-7000.
If you have questions regarding admissions, contact:
Phone: (626) 815-4570, (800) 825-5278
Fax : (626) 815-4571(Admissions) , (626) 815-4545(Registrar and SFS)

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