Azusa Pacific University Reviews

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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3.8
72%
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Dr. Paul Ferguson
16 Ratings
Pros
  • "Relatively Calm Work Environment(in 31 reviews)

  • "APU has an awesome work culture(in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • "low pay for educational standards(in 21 reviews)

  • "APU has experienced some financial issues the past few years(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Love the professors I worked for!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in Azusa, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Azusa Pacific University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, relaxed, rewarding, growth and knowledge.

    Cons

    Just part time as a TA

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  2. "Transparency"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Manager 

    I worked at Azusa Pacific University full-time

    Pros

    new leadership, transparency, faith-based, culture, values

    Cons

    work life balance, compensation, benefits,


  3. COVID-19

    "Great community"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Azusa Pacific University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Love the people and the community

    Cons

    Due to pandemic lots of changes and economic struggles. Pay is low.

  4. "Not the best"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Dining Services in Azusa, CA

    I worked at Azusa Pacific University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Works with your availability often

    Cons

    Very demanding work for little pay

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  5. "Nice place to work, but not a place for a career."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Admissions Counselor in Azusa, CA
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Azusa Pacific University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Co-workers and colleagues are great to work with

    Cons

    Stagnant wages Little to no opportunity to move up

  6. COVID-19

    "Covid Changed a Lot of the Culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Azusa, CA

    I worked at Azusa Pacific University full-time

    Pros

    People, working with students, immediate management

    Cons

    Culture change due to change in leadership and Covid

  7. "Excellence in higher education"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Monrovia, CA

    I have been working at Azusa Pacific University full-time

    Pros

    APU has an excellent working environment

    Cons

    The salary is not competitive

  8. "Great Communication with the Professor"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - TEACHERS ASSISTANT 

    I have been working at Azusa Pacific University part-time

    Pros

    - Collaboration with the Professor - Help students - Freedom to explain concepts in new ways to students

    Cons

    - lack of communication int the beginning with upper level division

  9. "Loved it there"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant in Azusa, CA

    I worked at Azusa Pacific University part-time

    Pros

    They have a great mission

    Cons

    Not any I can think of

  10. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professor in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Azusa Pacific University full-time

    Pros

    Great people and great environment!

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

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