Abilene Christian University: Ranking & Review

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Abilene Christian University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate58%57%63%
Applicants10,2523,6636,164
Admissions5,9522,0963,856
Enrolled undergraduates972391581
Enrolled total (including graduate students)5,1452,0363,109

1,463 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,053 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores455
Percent of students submitting SAT scores47%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
565
Math
557

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores507
Percent of students submitting ACT scores52%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
23
ACT Math
23

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Abilene Christian University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$48,300$48,300
Off-campus$48,300$48,300
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,378 and other expenses per full academic year.

Abilene Christian University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,013 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$33,280$33,280
Fees for full-time undergraduates$50$50
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,338$1,338
Tuition for Full-time graduates$20,664$20,664
Fees for full-time graduates$0$0
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,148$1,148

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services14825173
Health Professions and Related Programs7863141
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies14362106
Education533891
Psychology501969
Visual and Performing Arts6262
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4646
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs42446
Theology and Religious Vocations2220345
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies4343
Public Administration and Social Service Professions211536
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2121
Social Sciences2121
Engineering2020
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1919
English Language and Literature & Letters7815
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences1313
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1212
Physical Sciences1111
Natural Resources and Conservation77
Mathematics and Statistics44
History33
Architecture and Related Services33
Philosophy and Religious Studies33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Grand Total474625731,010

A total of 750 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Abilene Christian University.

At the master's and doctor's level 260 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate61%55%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

General info

Alternative namesACU
Founded1906
Religious affiliationChurches of Christ
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff852
Instructional FTE287
Research FTE2
Public Service FTE9
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.acu.edu
Address1600 Campus Court
Abilene, Texas, 79699
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population117,000
Phone3256742000
Fax+1 (325) 674 6533

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