Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX

Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX

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ACU is a diverse, welcoming, academically rigorous community redefining what it means to be a Christian university in the 21st century.

A selective, private four-year university, ACU offers exceptional opportunities to do important research alongside faculty scholars. We are recognized in the “America’s Best Colleges” rankings of Forbes and U.S. News & World Report and ranked “Best in the West” by The Princeton Review. 

ACU is deeply rooted in Christian values and fueled by innovative teaching to prepare you for success in today’s global marketplace. Here you will be challenged intellectually while developing spiritually, all in preparation for successful Christian service and leadership.

We are working to be the best in the world at providing an exceptional academic education in a Christ-centered environment. We want to be a place where you can grow in your faith and come to better understand who Jesus is and what He’s called you to do in the world.

To learn more about ACU, schedule a campus visit at acu.edu/visit.

• 95% of May 2018 graduates were employed or enrolled in grad school within six months of graduation.

• 71 undergraduate majors offered at ACU, with more than 135 areas of study, 32 master’s programs, and three doctoral programs

• ACU Wildcats compete in 17 NCAA Division I sports in the Southland Conference.

• 46 nations represented by ACU students as well as 49 states and US territories

• Over the past 10 years, ACU students have been accepted into medical, dental, and veterinary schools at a rate twice the national average.

• 100% of fall 2018 incoming class receiving scholarships or financial aid, amounting to more than $34 million


For the 2019–2020 academic year

• Advertising/Public Relations
• Agribusiness
• Animal Health Professions Co-op
• Animal Science
Animal Industry and Business; Biotechnology and Research; Livestock Management; Pre-veterinary Medicine and Health
Architecture (AA)
• Art
Graphic Design; Painting; Sculpture; Teacher Certification
Bible and Ministry
Biblical Languages; Biblical Text; Christian Ministry; Missions
Biochemistry (BA)
• Biochemistry (BS)
Biomedical Science; Pre-veterinary Medicine; Standard 
Biology (BA)
• Biology (BS)
Cellular/Molecular Biology; Composite Science Teacher Certification; General Biology; Health Professions; Life Science Teacher Certification; Organismal Biology; Pre-veterinary Medicine; Wildlife Biology
Accounting; Financial Management
Business: Management
Business Leadership; Business Process Management; Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy; Human Resources Management
Business: Marketing
• Chemistry
Chemistry Education Teacher Certification; Composite Science Teacher Certification; Physical Science Teacher Certification 
Child and Family Services
• Communication
Communication Studies; Corporate and Nonprofit; Public Advocacy 
Communication Disorders
• Computer Science
Computing Theory; Game Development; Software Engineering
Computer Science and Mathematics Teacher Certification
• Criminal Justice
• Digital Entertainment Technology
Cinematic; Game Development 
Education: Early Childhood/Elementary
• Education: Middle School
Language Arts; Mathematics; Science; Social Studies 
Education: Special Education with Early Childhood and Elementary
• Engineering
Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; General Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Mechanical Engineering
Teacher Certification
Environmental Science
Field Technology; Outdoor Studies; Politics and Public Policy; Wildlife and Natural Resource Management
Global Studies
• Graphic Design/Advertising
• History
Social Studies for Teachers; Teacher Certification
Information Systems
Analytics; Application Development
Interior Design
Art and Design; Business 
• Journalism
Teacher Certification
• Kinesiology
Generalist; Health Promotion; Pre-athletic Training Integrated Program; Pre-occupational Therapy; Pre-physical Therapy; Sport and Recreation Management
• Mathematics
Actuarial Science; Applied Mathematics; Pure Mathematics; Teacher Certification
• Ministry and Vocation
Children and Family Ministry; Vocational Missions; Worship Ministry; Youth and Family Ministry
• Multimedia
Film; Media Ministry 
• Music
Instrumental Teacher Certification; Vocal Performance; Vocal Teacher Certification
• Nursing
• Nutrition
Community Concentration; Didactic Program in Dietetics; Exercise Science; Food Service
• Physics
Composite Science, Engineering, and Physics Teacher Certification; Computational Physics; Engineering Physics; Engineering Science Technology; Medical Physics; Physics and Mathematics Teacher Certification
• Political Science
International Relations
• Psychology
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Teacher Certification
• Theatre
Acting; Dance; Design/Technical; Directing; Musical Theatre; Theatre for Teacher Certification; Theatre Ministry
• Undeclared

Other Programs (Non-majors)
Body & Soul (Pre-medical/Pre-dental)

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