Arizona Christian University

Private, Four-years School Located in Glendale, AZ

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How much is the Arizona Christian tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Arizona Christian's tuition & fees is $34,697.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $53,997 when a student lives on-campus.

Arizona Christian Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$34,697
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$12,000
On-campus Expenses$5,700
Off-campus Room & Board$12,500
Off-campus Expenses$7,600
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$39,312

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Arizona Christian for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $172,758 at Arizona Christian. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $248,855. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $158,819.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$37,803$56,018$36,316
Sophomore (2024-25)$41,188$59,932$38,466
Junior (2025-26)$44,875$64,164$40,776
Senior (2026-27)$48,892$68,742$43,261
4 Years Total$172,758$248,855$158,819
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$41,188$59,932$38,466
Sophomore (2025-26)$44,875$64,164$40,776
Junior (2026-27)$48,892$68,742$43,261
Senior (2027-28)$53,269$73,696$45,934
4 Years Total$188,224$266,533$168,437
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$44,875$64,164$40,776
Sophomore (2026-27)$48,892$68,742$43,261
Junior (2027-28)$53,269$73,696$45,934
Senior (2028-29)$58,038$79,059$48,811
4 Years Total$205,075$285,660$178,782
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$48,892$68,742$43,261
Sophomore (2027-28)$53,269$73,696$45,934
Junior (2028-29)$58,038$79,059$48,811
Senior (2029-30)$63,234$84,866$51,910
4 Years Total$223,434$306,362$189,915
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$53,269$73,696$45,934
Sophomore (2028-29)$58,038$79,059$48,811
Junior (2029-30)$63,234$84,866$51,910
Senior (2030-31)$68,895$91,155$55,249
4 Years Total$243,437$328,776$201,904

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Arizona Christian' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,875. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Arizona, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $19,290.
Arizona Christian University$34,697
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Arizona Four-years Colleges$18,014
Public Schools$5,723$14,498
Private Schools$19,290

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Arizona Christian and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
Arizona Christian UniversityGlendale, AZ$34,697
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-PrescottPrescott, AZ$42,204
University of Advancing TechnologyTempe, AZ$19,430
DeVry University-ArizonaPhoenix, AZ$17,488
Ottawa University-SurpriseSurprise, AZ$35,300

Financial Aid and COA

At Arizona Christian University, 938 students (92%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $18,083.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Arizona Christian is $35,914 for students living on-campus and $38,314 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 315 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $19,174 and the average amount of student loans is $7,755.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$53,997
COA (off-campus)$56,397
Tuition & Fees$34,697
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$19,300
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$21,700
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$35,914
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$38,314
Average Financial Aid$18,083
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship93892%$18,083
Pell Grants37036%$5,499
Federal Student Loan74372%$7,090
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid315100%-
Grants or Scholarships30797%$19,174
Federal Grants11537%$5,944
Pell Grants11436%$5,667
Other Federal Grants3110%$1,211
State/Local Grants0--
Institutional Grants30797%$16,948
Student Loan Aid27487%$7,755
Federal Student Loans27487%$5,885
Other Student Loans258%$20,489

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Arizona Christian's acceptance rate is 75.94%. A total of 1,222 applicants applied to and 928 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 311 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 33.51%.
To apply to Arizona Christian, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate75.94%72.20%83.37%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.51%34.58%31.67%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither Required Nor Recommended
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered But Not Required

Student Population

Arizona Christian University has a total of 1,082 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 639 male students and 414 female students attending Arizona Christian. The school offers online degree programs and 155 students enrolled online exclusively (14.33% of all students).
Undergraduate1,053 639414

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1 W. Firestorm Way, Glendale, AZ
Degree & Programs
Program Offered37 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate74.02%
Student Population1,082
Graduation Rate45%
Retention Rate60% (Full-time), 55% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties25 (Full-time), 64 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs138 (Full-time), 125 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$47,607
Average Staff Salary$55,370