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Want to earn your College Degree?

If earning your degree is part of your dream, PIU programs are Christ-centered and designed to guide all students towards fulfilling their unique purpose. Join Pacific Islands University, a non-profit Christian University.


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We strive to help the student develop a working knowledge of scripture that helps shapes their biblical worldview.


Spiritual Fundamentals

PIU desires that every student develops a relationship with God that results in Christian character.


Nationally Accredited


Low cost tuition


In person and online (DE)

Are you ready to earn your degree?

In a rapidly changing and complex world as ours, where tectonic shifts are challenging almost every paradigm we have, it is not enough to just accumulate knowledge – as important as it might be. The challenges we are all facing on a global scale will only be met by those who are able and willing to make themselves available to God, not only their brain and mind but also their heart and will.
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Our mission is to prepare men & women with a biblical worldview for leadership and service in life, work & ministry in the community and around the world.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is PIU accredited?

Pacific Islands University is nationally accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) 15935 Forest Road, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: (434) 525-9539; e-mail: [email protected], having been awarded Reaffirmation II Status as a Category III institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on November 5, 2019. This status is effective for a period of ten years.

Does PIU offer financial aid?

PIU is approved to offer federal student aid. You will need to apply for financial aid through FAFSA, which is used to determine your eligibility for aid. PIU’s FAFSA school code is 034383. Learn More

How quickly can I finish my degree?

Our students typically finish their associates degree in two years and their bachelor’s degree in four years. Students who take summer courses or a heavier fall or spring load can finish sooner.

Do all my existing credits transfer to PIU?

PIU accepts up to 60 credits for transfer after a thorough review is made to maximize your transfer credits.

What degree programs are available?

PIU offers several Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees designed to prepare you the impact the lives of others.  Those include:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies

Diploma programs include:

  • Diploma in Bible Studies

Certification programs include:

  • Basic English

Learn more

When can I start classes?

Classes start three times a year at the beginning of each semester (August, January, and May).

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