private-colleges

Abilene Christian University

, Abilene, TX

Campus image of Abilene Christian University

Abilene Christian University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Abilene, Texas, it resides in an urban setting for students to study in. The school's Churches of Christ affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Approximately four thousand students are enrolled annually at Abilene Christian University.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Family And Consumer Sciences
  • Health And Clinical Professions

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school transcripts, which are then studied by admissions officials. An ACT or SAT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores within the range of 995 - 1230 for the SAT exam and in a range of 22 - 28 for the ACT exam is common among students accepted to ACU. 64% of those students that apply are admitted to Abilene Christian University, of which 39% choose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is approximately $28,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to understand their cost of attendance. Housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is about $4,000. Some students at ACU may be eligible for financial aid, which is typically provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

The ACU "Wildcats" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs offered include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)

For a complete list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please take a look at the school's website at http://www.acu.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants Abilene Christian University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Abilene Christian University is around 4,500 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 24% enrolling as graduate students and 83% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $31,000-$37,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,300 to $1,500 per unit
  • May offer prepaid tuition, allowing students to purchase tuition at current rates for future years.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$18,356
Receiving Student Loans60%$10,456
accrediation - SELECT Campus_Name, Campus_IPEDS_UnitID, Agency_Name,clean_program_name as Program_Name,Accreditation_Type,Accreditation_Status,Accreditation_Date_Type,Periods,cipcode,entity_id FROM `college_accreditations_2015` ca left join `college_accreditations_program_names` capn on capn.program_name = ca.Program_Name WHERE `entity_id` = '222178' AND `Last Action` = ''
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-0
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-0
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Abilene Christian University may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

Abilene Christian University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 56%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years37%
Graduating in 5 Years18%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
  • Dietetics Program
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
  • Music Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Theology (Ministry) Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

Abilene Christian University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Southland Conference)
  • Basketball (Southland Conference)
  • Track and Field (Southland Conference)
  • Football (Southland Conference)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. private-colleges-2-1

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Abilene Christian University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Architecture

    Biological and Biomedical Sciences

    Business and Marketing Studies

    Communications and Journalism

    Computer and Information Sciences

    Education

    Engineering

    English Language and Literature

    Family and Consumer Sciences

    Foreign Languages and Literature

    Health and Clinical Professions

    History

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Theology and Religious Vocations

    Visual and Performing Arts

    Other 4-Year Private Colleges

    The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Abilene Christian University.

    Also, check out our college lists below, which can help students compare schools to one another:

    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Abilene Christian University for official up-to-date information.

    Contact Information

    General Contact

    Admissions Office

    Financial Aid Office

    Virtual Tour of Campus

    Virtual Tour of Abilene Christian University

    School Map




    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    49.92%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    100%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    15:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    26

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $16,211