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Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX
University Website: www.acu.edu
Apply Online: www.acu.edu/admissions
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Abilene Christian University (ACU) is a private university located in Abilene, in the U.S. state of Texas, affiliated with Churches of Christ. ACU was founded in 1906, as Childers Classical Institute. Abilene Christian University's fall 2012 enrollment is 4,371 students.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $23,610.00 avg tuition

1600 Campus Court
Abilene, TX 79699
(325) 674-2000

Apply online Admissions:
www.acu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.acu.edu/financialaid

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Abilene Christian University

Statistics:
Applied 3,470
Admitted 2,234 64%
Enrolled total 864
Full Time: 863
Part Time 1
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 490 620
SAT Math 505 610
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 22 28
ACT English 21 29
ACT Math 21 27
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 75%
4-year graduation rate 39%
6-year graduation rate 61%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Abilene Christian University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $23,610.00 $23,610.00 $23,610.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,660.00 $1,660.00 $1,660.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $787.00 $787.00 $787.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $14,168.00 $14,168.00 $14,168.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,660.00 $1,660.00 $1,660.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $787.00 $787.00 $787.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,316.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $3,414.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,250.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 97%
Percent receiving grant aid 96%
Avg amount of grant aid $10,856.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 63%
Avg amount of student loan aid $12,056.00

Abilene Christian University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations X
Animal Sciences, General X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture and Related Services, Other X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Finance, General X
Information Resources Management X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia X
Journalism X
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
Information Technology X X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Biology Teacher Education X
Education, General X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
English/Language Arts Teacher Education X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
History Teacher Education X
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Social Studies Teacher Education X
Spanish Language Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
ENGINEERING
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
Engineering Science X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Human Development and Family Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Dietetics/Dietitian X
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing X
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other X
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling X
Nursing Administration X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
HISTORY
History, General X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Gerontology X
International/Global Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Psychology X
Counseling Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, Other X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Bible/Biblical Studies X X
Divinity/Ministry X
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology X X
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other X X
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other X X
Youth Ministry X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Interior Design X
Keyboard Instruments X
Music, General X
Voice and Opera X

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