Abilene Christian University Honors College

Honors College

Connect. Study. Travel. Research. Achieve.

Students in the Honors College are gifted and eager for new academic challenges combined with spiritual growth. ACU Honors students are not only preparing to impact the world, they are actively doing so by bringing their academic gifts and pursuits together with their passions and calling for the sake of the world.

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Honors at ACU


Our students connect in meaningful intellectual and spiritual community. They connect in worship, service and numerous special events.


Honors students study with outstanding professors in smaller Honors classes, creating a rich environment to go deeper and broader, not only in their respective fields of study, but also as they wrestle with the big questions and problems of the world.


Students travel all over the world teaching English to children in Italy, Thailand and China; or participating in prestigious global internships. Honors students also participate in unique Study Abroad colloquia.


Honors students produce research of interest to the broader academic community, presenting at regional and national conferences.


Honors students achieve prestigious scholarships and fellowships and are awarded the best internships. They have been admitted to study in the most elite graduate programs and have careers in law, software development, medicine, education, theatre, music and even the FBI!


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Study America - Boston
Study America - Boston
Join students from ACU's Honors College while they journey through historic Boston, MA as part of the "Study America: City as Text" program.
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