Abilene Christian University’s 262-acre campus is located in Abilene, Texas, a city of 120,000 residents. We’re about 150 miles west of Dallas, where you will find our branch campus, ACU Dallas, home of the university’s online graduate and professional degree programs.
Our mission. To educate students for Christian service
and leadership throughout the world.
784 graduate students
Our students hail from:
51 states and territories
Our faculty of Christian scholars and professionals include: 253 full-time faculty members, 93 percent of whom hold the highest degree in their field
ACU, home to eight colleges within the university, offers:
70 baccalaureate majors
135 areas of study
27 master’s degrees
3 doctoral degrees
Our outcomes and assistance.
80 percent of graduates are accepted to medical or dental school
90 percent of graduates are accepted into law school
$34 million in institutional financial aid awarded last academic year
98 percent of students receive some type of financial aid from ACU
91 percent of 2015 May graduates were employed or enrolled in graduate or professional school within six months of graduation.
Only four colleges and universities – including UCLA, Stanford and USC – have won more NCAA national team championships than the Wildcats.
Over the past five years, ACU students have been accepted into medical, dental and veterinary schools at a rate twice the national average.
Our campus life.
Our students are part of a vibrant, active community; they participate in:
16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics teams
Average class size with a student:faculty ratio of 14:1
Division I sports played by ACU Wildcats in the Southland Conference
Countries in which undergraduate students studied abroad last year
Our honors through the years
America’s 100 Best College Buys - 12 consecutive years
Apple Distinguished School - recognized for innovation
US News & World Report - #2 Most Innovative in the West
The Princeton Review - one of the Best in the West
Forbes Magazine - one of America’s Top Colleges
America’s Best Christian Colleges
2016 Military Friendly® School
Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Many of our programs have earned accreditation from other associations.
Ready to Be a Part?
We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.