Admissions Requirements

If you’re considering taking classes with us at Anchor Christian University, please take a moment and glance through the admissions requirements listed below. Requirements may vary degree level. Please read through the requirements carefully when making decisions about enrollment – to be sure all necessary requirements are completed for your desired program or course.  We are excited to invest in your learning!

Undergraduate ProgramsGraduate Programs

Undergraduate Program Admissions Requirements

To enter an associate or bachelor’s degree program, you must:

  • Have earned an acceptable high school diploma, GED equivalent or foreign secondary school equivalent.
  • Be at least 16 years of age at the time of application if applying to an associate degree program.
  • Not have been expelled from a previous institution.
  • Complete the application, pay the application fee, complete all required forms for admission as well as submit official test scores and official transcripts from all colleges and universities you have attended.
    • Application: Apply online here.
    • Reference Forms:  Church Leader, Education Leader/Employe
  • Agree to uphold ACU’s Community Covenant found in the Student Experience section of the catalog.

Applicants who have attended ACU in the past must be approved to return by the Academic and Business Offices. Students who return to ACU after two consecutive semesters of non-enrollment and online students who return after three consecutive sessions of non-enrollment may be charged a reactivation fee.

Graduate Program Admissions Requirements

To enter a graduate degree program, you must:

  • Have an undergraduate degree from an approved U.S. college or university, or hold a comparable degree from a recognized institution outside the United States.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) as shown on the undergraduate degree posted transcript.
  • Meet work experience requirements or have access to an organizational environment in order to successfully complete program objectives and apply concepts you learn in our courses.
  • Not have been expelled from a previous institution.
  • Complete the application, pay the application fee, complete all required forms for admission and submit an official undergraduate degree transcript.
    • Application: Apply online here.
    • Reference Forms:  Church Leader, Education Leader/Employer
  • Agree to uphold ACU’s Community Covenant found in the Student Experience section of the catalog.

Ready to get started?

It all starts with your application.  Get that rolling and our team will be right alongside you, making the process clean and simple.  After all, you want an education, not an endless mound of paperwork, right?

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