College Profile: Abilene Christian University

 
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Abilene Christian University (ACU) is a private university located in Abilene, Texas, affiliated with Churches of Christ. ACU was founded in 1906, as Childers Classical Institute. ACU has an annual enrollment of about 5,000 students from across the United States and 60 nations.
 
1600 Campus Court
Abilene, TX
79699
325-674-2000 (general)
325-674-2643 (financial aid)
325-674-2650 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The mission of Abilene Christian University is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world.


General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting City: Midsize
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Churches of Christ

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Abilene Christian University Website
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Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
5,179 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
8,440 Fall Applicants1,856 Total Dormitory Capacity
3,840 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeYes First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Family and Community Services (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Family and Community Services is a faith-based, online program designed to prepare you for Christian service and leadership. The program will provide you with a foundation of theoretical frameworks and models of human development and family systems that will equip you to deliver family services and programs related to family life education.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Family and Community Services (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Family and Community Services is a faith-based, online program designed to prepare you for Christian service and leadership. The program will provide you with a foundation of theoretical frameworks and models of human development and family systems that will equip you to deliver family services and programs related to family life education.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Family and Community Services (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Family and Community Services is a faith-based, online program designed to prepare you for Christian service and leadership. The program will provide you with a foundation of theoretical frameworks and models of human development and family systems that will equip you to deliver family services and programs related to family life education.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Gerontology (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Gerontology is a faith-based, online program. The program is designed to prepare you to assist an ever-growing older population meet its physical; emotional; social and spiritual needs, to assume leadership roles in residential care facilities for the aged, to become proficient in the planning; coordination and administration of private or public programs for the aging, and to teach gerontology at the college or university level.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Gerontology (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Gerontology is a faith-based, online program. The program is designed to prepare you to assist an ever-growing older population meet its physical; emotional; social and spiritual needs, to assume leadership roles in residential care facilities for the aged, to become proficient in the planning; coordination and administration of private or public programs for the aging, and to teach gerontology at the college or university level.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Gerontology (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Gerontology is a faith-based, online program. The program is designed to prepare you to assist an ever-growing older population meet its physical; emotional; social and spiritual needs, to assume leadership roles in residential care facilities for the aged, to become proficient in the planning; coordination and administration of private or public programs for the aging, and to teach gerontology at the college or university level.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Human and Professional Administration (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Human and Professional Administration is a faith-based, online program designed to prepare you for Christian service and leadership. The program provides you with a foundation that encourages you to act, perform, develop and manage with integrity, adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Human and Professional Administration (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Human and Professional Administration is a faith-based, online program designed to prepare you for Christian service and leadership. The program provides you with a foundation that encourages you to act, perform, develop and manage with integrity, adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Liberal Arts (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Liberal Arts is a faith-based, online program that is a non-traditional degree which requires an interdisciplinary program of studies in various departments. The courses you will take are related by your own intellectual curiosity and needs. You must propose a degree plan, and have it approved by your supervising committee, no later than the end of the second semester of enrollment.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Sociology (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Sociology is a faith-based, online program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. The program looks at instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Sociology/Criminal Justice (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Sociology/Criminal Justice is a faith-based, online program designed to prepare you for Christian service and leadership by providing a theoretical foundation for use in problem evaluation and solution development.
Bachelor of Applied Studies in Sociology/Criminal Justice (Bachelor Degree)
Abilene Christian University?s Bachelor of Applied Studies in Sociology/Criminal Justice is a faith-based, online program designed to prepare you for Christian service and leadership by providing a theoretical foundation for use in problem evaluation and solution development.
Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation (Certificate Program)
Abilene Christian University?s Conflict Resolution Certificate is a 15 credit-hour program designed to prepare students to analyze, address, and manage conflict effectively and professionally. A key feature of the program is its emphasis on reconciliation. There are many professions in which the certificate has direct application including human resource management, healthcare, education, law enforcement, military, government, and social services. It is of critical importance to corporate, civic, and church leaders. Upon completion of the coursework, participants will receive a graduate certificate in Conflict Resolution, which also may be applied toward ACU?s online Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation or the Master of Education in Leadership of Learning.

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