Abilene Christian University

Abilene, Texas

Overview

Address
School Websitewww.acu.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Abilene Christian University is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Abilene, Texas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 11,569 students applied to Abilene Christian University. Of those students, 6,590 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Abilene Christian University was $34,800, in addition to fees of $50. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Abilene Christian University.

Abilene Christian University has a 67% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Abilene Christian University acceptance rate is 57%. To put this into perspective, 6,590 of the 11,569 students who applied to Abilene Christian University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Abilene Christian University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Abilene Christian University had an SAT score between the range of 1,040 and 1,230. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Abilene Christian University was between 21 and 27 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Abilene Christian University as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Abilene Christian University, the tuition for in-state residents is $34,800. Combined with fees of $50, room and board costs of $10,350, other expenses of $3,272 and the $1,250 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $49,722.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $34,850 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Abilene Christian University to $49,722 for out-of-state students.

Students at Abilene Christian University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Abilene Christian University was $4,513 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 30%.

Abilene Christian University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio15:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Abilene Christian University.

Abilene Christian University has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Texas residents; in fact, 88% of all students reside in Texas. However, 10% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Abilene Christian University is 15:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Abilene Christian University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 28% students enroll at Abilene Christian University part-time; the other 3,730 students enrolled full-time.

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