Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) is an undergraduate and graduate institution of higher learning located in Waxahachie, Texas, USA. It is regionally-accredited with the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and officially endorsed by the Assemblies of God. It exists primarily to educate and prepare students for vocational ministry, but also has programs in a number of other fields.
Shield of Faith moved its Bible school to Fort Worth, Texas in 1935. Southern Bible College merged with Shield of Faith in 1940 to create South Central Bible Institute when the school came under the leadership of the North Texas District Council of the Assemblies of God. In 1941, Southwestern Bible School merged with South Central Bible Institute to create Southwestern Bible Institute. In 1943, the institute moved to its present location in Waxahachie, Texas, taking over the former campus of Trinity University (Texas), which had moved to San Antonio, Texas.
Shortly after relocating, the school added a junior college curriculum. The institute later became known as Southwestern Assemblies of God College and added two more years to the curriculum. In 1994, the name of the college was changed to Southwestern Assemblies of God University.
The university is accredited to award the master's, bachelor's, and associate's degrees.