What Makes Us Different

Alliance University is a private, Christian university located in the heart of Lower Manhattan. Known for its robust academic programs, diverse student body, world-renowned location, and commitment to global service, AU is an exciting place to learn and grow. Since 1882, we have been committed to providing students with a solid biblical foundation, preparing them to lead and serve in local and global communities..

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of students are the first in their families to attend college

Student Profile

The students at Alliance University come from all corners of the globe, represent varying denominations within Christianity, and mirror every socioeconomic level. Our rich and diverse student body brings a wealth of cultural experiences and perspectives to the AU community.


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Top Home States

Top Home Countries

1. New York

1. United States

2. New Jersey

2. China

3. Connecticut

3. South Korea

4. California

4. Turkey

5. Pennsylvania

5. Germany

Academic Profile

At Alliance University, we strive to provide students with opportunities to grow and discover their passions through a wide range of programs and internships. Students find benefit in the small class sizes and one-on-one mentorship opportunities with accomplished professors – truly defining their educational experience. An inclusive community that values integrity, diversity, and respect for its differences, Alliance University is at the forefront of education in the NYC metropolitan area.


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of full-time faculty hold a doctorate degree


of all faculty are female

After Graduation

Students can be confident that, upon graduation, they will be prepared not just professionally but also personally. The quality and preparation of an AU education is reflected in our alumni making a powerful impact all over the world.


of graduates employed or enrolled in a graduate program within one year


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Join Our Growing Community

As an institution with over 140 years of experience, we know what it takes to support our students and help them succeed. Our student-centered approach means you will get to work directly with faculty to develop strong relationships and a broad network to help you be successful after graduation. You will also be able to choose from more than 52 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to pursue your academic and career goals. Above all, you find a community eager to support you beyond graduation – lifelong relationships walking through life with you.

Ready to become a part of the AU community? Let’s help you get started!

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