3,670
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,433
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
50
5217/10252
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
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Overview

Abilene Christian University is a University institution located in Abilene, TX, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address ACU Box 29000
Abilene, TX  79699-9000
United States
Contact Admissions
Email: info@admissions.acu.edu
Phone: 325-674-2650
Fax: 325-674-2130

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,252
Applied
5,217
Accepted
3,670
Enrolled
51%
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Female Admissions

6,194
Females Applied
3,268
Females Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,058
Males Applied
1,949
Males Accepted
48%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.62
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 15th March 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 566 510 620
SAT Math 558 515 600
ACT Composite 24 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,800
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Fees

50
Full-time student fees
10,350
Room & board
5,030
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

23,433
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,361
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,639
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,489
Avg. Loan Aid
13,365
Avg. Grant Aid
20,532
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
27%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,670
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
11%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.1%
Black or African American 8.76%
White or Caucasian 63.72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 1.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 4.76%
Other 0.19%

Gender

Male (41.55%)
Female (58.45%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 47%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Sing Song and Welcome Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Student Association, Graduate Students Association, Spring Break Campaigns, International Students Association and LYNAY

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
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Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball No No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sand Volleyball No Division 1 No
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Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
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Faculty

449
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 266
Part-time - 183
Male - 251
Female - 198