Students living on campus who are ministry majors may be able to receive 50% off tuition, including all federal, state, and SAGU scholarships and grants. For eligibility, students must 1) be seeking a ministry-related bachelor’s degree, 2) be enrolled full time and live on campus, and 3) complete a FAFSA at Click for More Info


Bachelor’s Degree in Religion and Philosophy

The bachelor’s degree in Religion & Philosophy will prepare you for advanced studies in philosophy, apologetics, religion and theology. It is particularly beneficial if you have a desire to attend graduate school. You will learn to articulate major figures of philosophy and their influence on society, contrast theistic and non-theistic beliefs, interpret scripture and demonstrate capacity for research and writing.

The SAGU Difference

At SAGU, you’ll be a part of a Spirit-filled community where worship is a lifestyle. Be encouraged by faculty, staff, and your peers as you follow God’s calling in your life. Have the Bible as your core foundation and access the resources you need to grow your faith and build your leadership skills.

Affordability & Value

We believe that students should focus on their futures, not their finances. That’s why we strive to offer affordable tuition to all. We offer generous financial aid packages, and 90% of our students receive financial aid.

If you are a full-time ministry major living on campus, you may be eligible to receive 50% off tuition. Learn more about this amazing ministry degree guarantee.

Individualized Instruction

At SAGU, you will get the academic and spiritual support you need to succeed in your coursework and future career. Our smaller class sizes mean you’ll have the advantage of one-on-one, personalized feedback from Christian professors who will help you integrate business principles with your faith.

Helpful Resources

As a SAGU student, you will have access to resources such as the Phipps Career Center for assistance with career exploration, internships, job searches, and job interview preparation, as well as our SAGU Learning Centers for tutoring and academic accommodations.

Online access: SAGU offers this degree 100% online . Earn your degree in the comfort of your favorite study spot.

This online degree is available to SAGU American Indian College students at a special tuition price. SAGU AIC students pay only $575 $399 per hour, but experience the same flexibility of online learning.


Careers in Bible or Church Ministries

Find fulfillment through a career in ministry or service. A degree in Bible or ministry will prepare you for:

  • Author
  • Chaplain
  • Children, family or youth pastor
  • Church planter
  • Coach
  • Community outreach leader
  • Community relations coordinator
  • Conference director
  • Evangelist
  • Foreign or domestic missionary
  • Program manager at a non-profit
  • Ministry director
  • Ministry leader
  • Program director
  • Rehabilitation counselor
  • Senior or lead pastor
  • Social worker
  • Sociologist
  • Spiritual care counselor
  • Teacher
  • Volunteer engagement director
  • Youth & children coordinator
  • Youth director

The world population is predicted to reach 9.7 billion people by 2050. Christian discipleship is needed now more than ever.

World Statistics

Full support

Get access to full campus support and resources. Students can take advantage of the Career Center for job training and assistance, the Wellness Center for fitness classes and facilities, the Counseling Center and more.

Individual attention

Our class sizes are small. We create an atmosphere where you have 1-on-1 interactions with faculty who invest in your performance and well-being.

Affordability & value

SAGU students graduate with 20% less debt on average than other private universities. Our Financial Aid team is your team to help secure grants, scholarships and other financial resources to help ease your mind.

Sticker price vs. your cost

When choosing a college, it is important to realize the difference between the sticker price and your net costs after scholarships and grants. SAGU offers a net price calculator to help you identify financial opportunities to reduce your college costs.

Christian faith

Everything we do springs from a Christian world view. SAGU creates an environment that strengthens your faith and your mind, integrating faith and learning.


You can be confident that your degree at SAGU is recognized, as SAGU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Southwestern Assemblies of God University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Southwestern Assemblies of God University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

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