Top 10 Reasons to Choose SAGU

Your search for the best Christian colleges in Texas ends here! At Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU), you’ll find more than a friendly campus and top-tier classes. You’ll also live and learn in a Spirit-filled environment that will help you embrace your calling and build your faith. Here are the top 10 reasons you should choose SAGU.

1. Enjoy our beautiful and safe campus.

Did you know SAGU is in the top 1% of safest college campuses nationwide? Situated on 70 acres and monitored 24/7 by campus security, our university is designed for easy accessibility as classrooms and residence halls are within a 5-minute walk from each other. Enjoy strolling through the tree-lined grounds along the Legacy Brick Walk, and make sure to check out the Farmer Administration Building, which is a registered historic landmark. Whether you are working out in our Garrison Wellness Center or relaxing in one of the beautiful common areas such as the newly-constructed Hammock Garden, you can be assured that your wellbeing is a priority at SAGU.

2. Experience our close-knit residential life.

Make fun memories while living in our campus dorms or Regents Apartments. Connect with your hallmates through weekly devotions, athletic events, chapel services, and competitions like Battle of the Dorms.

3. Receive a rigorous Christian education from professors who care.

Learn in an environment that strengthens your mind and your faith. Our caring and experienced faculty will help you receive an excellent education, and many of them continue to mentor students after graduation. Discover how to integrate your Christian beliefs and your future career at SAGU (view accreditations).

4. Find and follow your passions through extracurricular activities.

Play in our intramural sports league or run for Student Congress. You’ll grow leadership skills and create friendships through our on-campus activities. You can even support our athletic teams as a member or cheer them on from the stands.

5. Build lasting friendships and cross-cultural relationships.

At SAGU, you’ll make lifelong friends who will encourage and pray for you. Our diverse student body includes people from all over the country and the world. Learn alongside others who share a variety of perspectives and cultural backgrounds, all while following Christ together.

6. Embrace a life of worship.

Worship is a priority at SAGU. Gather with fellow students, staff, and faculty weekly for SAGU Chapel, where we praise God and listen to his Word. We also have on-campus devotions for continued spiritual growth.

7. Discover our affordable tuition.

We award financial aid to 90% of our students. According to U.S. News and World Report, SAGU ranks #3 nationwide for social mobility. Affording a Christian education has never been easier.

8. Make a difference in the world.

Be equipped to follow the Great Commission at SAGU. You can choose from degrees such as Global Compassion Leadership or other Bible, Theology and Church Ministries degrees. In addition, we also offer highly sought after Marketplace degrees, such as Business and Education. Regardless of their majors, SAGU Lions participate in volunteer opportunities to serve the local community and the world through outreaches, church partnerships, and mission trips.

9. Be prepared for future success.

Get the knowledge and firsthand experience you need for your future vocation. SAGU provides career counseling and internship connections that will open doors for you. You’ll be ready to be a light in the world through SAGU.

10. Fulfill your life’s mission.

SAGU provides an atmosphere that will encourage you to deepen your connection with God and allow his Spirit to guide you toward His unique purpose and plan for your life. We welcome you to become a SAGU Lion and join a community that will help you find and fulfill your life’s mission.

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