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

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,996
Declined 4,353
Total Received 11,349
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Private

3,525

undergraduate students

1,767

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.

Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 5,292
Established in 1906
Coeducational Coeducational

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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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Abilene Regional

Abilene Christian University
Abilene
79699

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Association
  • Graduate Students Association
  • Spring Break Campaigns
  • International Students Association
  • LYNAY

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Sing Song
  • Welcome Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
30%
500-599
46%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
700-800
5%
600-699
22%
500-599
50%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
30-36
16%
24-29
36%
18-23
40%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 15
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.61

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,996
Declined 4,353
Total Received 11,349

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities
talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 38
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $37,750
Room & board $11,350
Additional fees $50
Books & supplies $1,250
Other fees $1,892
Total $52,292

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Table tennis

Club Sports Men

Lacrosse, Rugby

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Animal Sciences, General
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer Teacher Education
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Game and Interactive Media Design
Graphic Design
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Information Resources Management
Information Technology
Interior Design
International/Global Studies
Journalism, Other
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Voice and Opera
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

5,292

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

3,525
students

Female
60%
2,132

Male
40%
1,393

33%

1,767
students

Female
69%
1,218

Male
31%
549

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

3,352
students

Female
61%
2,026

Male
39%
1,326

5%

173
students

Female
62%
106

Male
38%
67

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 79%
Student 4 year graduation rate 47%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
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

123

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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