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Colleges / Arizona Christian University

Arizona Christian University

Glendale, AZ 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate74%

Arizona Christian University Admissions

The university admitted 74% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 749 students applied to Arizona Christian University and 557 were admitted.

If you are applying to Arizona Christian University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Arizona Christian University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Arizona Christian University's admissions stats.

Arizona Christian University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Mean SAT Score 995
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 49%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 44%
Waitlist No

Arizona Christian University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Arizona Christian University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Considering Applying Early to Arizona Christian University?

Arizona Christian University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Arizona Christian University Admissions

Transferring to Arizona Christian University

For more information on transferring to Arizona Christian University, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Arizona Christian University

Arizona Christian University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Arizona Christian University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Arizona Christian University

Curious about the factors that are considered by Arizona Christian University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Arizona Christian University for more information on admission factors.

Arizona Christian University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Arizona Christian University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Arizona Christian University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Arizona Christian University?

Students admitted to Arizona Christian University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Arizona Christian University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 49% of Arizona Christian University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 44% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Arizona Christian University?

To be competitive with other Arizona Christian University applicants, you should strive to score between 920 and 1080 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Arizona Christian University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1080 and 25% of scored lower than 920, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Arizona Christian University student is 995.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Arizona Christian University students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 475.5 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Arizona Christian University students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 475.5 or higher.

To be most competitive at Arizona Christian University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Arizona Christian University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Arizona Christian University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to Arizona Christian University

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Arizona Christian University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Arizona Christian University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Arizona Christian University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Arizona Christian University.

Does Arizona Christian University accept transfer credits?

✅ Arizona Christian University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Arizona Christian University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to Arizona Christian University?

✅ Arizona Christian University is not test optional.

What is Arizona Christian University's acceptance rate?

✅ Arizona Christian University has an acceptance rate of 74%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Arizona Christian University?

❌ Arizona Christian University does not offer early decision.

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Arizona Christian University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Arizona Christian University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Arizona Christian University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Arizona Christian University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

920 - 1080


Math SAT Range

460 - 550


Reading SAT Range

476 - 570

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1080 and Above


920 to 1080


920 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Arizona Christian University students is 995. Applicants with SAT scores of 1080 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Arizona Christian University, while applicants with SAT scores between 920 to 1080 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 920 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Arizona Christian University.

Arizona Christian University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Arizona Christian University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.16. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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