Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX

Team Name: Wildcats

Address: 1949 ACU Dr., Abilene, TX 79699

Web: ACU.edu

Phone: 800-460-6228

Facebook: abilenechristian

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Undergraduate Enrollment3,560
Acceptance Rate60%
In-State Tuition$39,350 per year
Out-of-State Tuition$39,350 per year

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Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX

SOME OF THE WORLD’S brightest students attend Abilene Christian University, seeking to connect faith and education. Home to more than 5,200 students from 45 nations, ACU attracts top students through its Honors College, its internationally recognized engineering and physics department, and its Center for Pre-Health Professions.

Undergraduates enjoy 79 baccalaureate majors and 164 areas of study, and participate in research opportunities alongside their professors in world-class facilities, including ACU’s pioneering NEXT (Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing) Lab. Graduate students choose among 35 master’s and four doctoral degrees.

Students study abroad, volunteer for community service, and participate in a vibrant internship program that provides a valuable edge in the global marketplace. Chapel is an inspirational time for students to gather for worship and faith-based conversations.

Abilene is a college city, with three universities and six other schools of higher education. Popular ACU events include Sing Song and FilmFest. The beautiful 262-acre campus is less than three hours from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, where ACU Online is headquartered.



Acceptance Rate60%
Median composite SAT score1136 (MEAN)
Median ACT score24 (MEAN)
Undergraduate Enrollment3,560
Students on Financial Aid97%


In-State Tuition$39,350 per year
Out-of-State Tuition$39,350 per year
Room and Board$7,001+


African American Students14.3%
Asian American Students1.5%
Hispanic Students19.4%
International Students3.2%
Male/Female Ratio37/63


Greek SystemYes
Freshman Living on Campus97%
Freshmen Who Return78%
Student/Teacher Ratio13:1
Full-Time Faculty272


Graduation in Four Years50%
Graduation Overall65%
Alumni Who Give $ to School8.4%