Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX

Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$37,800

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,679
Declined 3,855
Total Received 10,534
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Private

3,755

undergraduate students

2,303

graduate students

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School Facts

Abilene Christian University, founded in 1906, is a private, coeducational university affiliated with the Churches of Christ. Its 262-acre campus is located in Abilene, Texas.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,058
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Congregational (United Church of Christ)

262-acre, suburban campus in Abilene (population: 121,885), 150 miles from Dallas-Fort Worth. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Dallas-Fort Worth. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Abilene Christian University
None
Abilene, TX
79699

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
56%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
510
75th
600
25th
500
75th
28
25th
20
75th
26
25th
18
75th
27
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) February 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,679
Declined 3,855
Total Received 10,534

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA
Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$21,092

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,750
Room $5,850
Board $5,500
Additional fees $50
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $50,400
Average Financial Aid - $21,092
Total with Avg. Aid $29,308

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,449,687
State $2,937,141
Institutional $37,564,105
Other external $1,609,055
Total $46,559,988

Non-need-based

Federal $18,291
State
Institutional $18,891,510
Other external $277,704
Total $19,187,505
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 588-6083
F: 325 674-6850
wildcatcentral@acu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

disc golf, fishing, golf, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

disc golf, fishing, golf, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, pickleball, racquetball, rodeo, soccer, softball, team handball, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, volleyball, inner-tube water polo.

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southland Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Animal Sciences, General.
Architecture and Related Services, Other.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Bible/Biblical Studies.
Biochemistry.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Computer Science.
Computer Teacher Education.
Counseling Psychology.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Divinity/Ministry.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Education, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Game and Interactive Media Design.
Graphic Design.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Information Resources Management.
Information Technology.
Interior Design.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism, Other.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Missions/Missionary Studies.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Practice.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Voice and Opera.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Kinesiology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,058

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

3,755
students

Female
61%
2,279

Male
39%
1,476

38%

2,303
students

Female
69%
1,591

Male
31%
712

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

3,553
students

Female
60%
2,146

Male
40%
1,407

5%

202
students

Female
66%
133

Male
34%
69

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
61%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

40

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Countries most often represented China
Guatemala
Honduras
Japan
Rwanda
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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