ACU International Scholarships
Financial Aid for International Students (F-1)
Description: Provides financial assistance to students who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Valid for eight consecutive long semesters while pursuing first undergraduate degree and not for use in summer sessions. Amount varies
Initial Eligibility – Student must:
- Apply for and be granted admission to ACU.
- Complete College Board’s International Student Financial Aid Application.
- Submit a resume and a letter of recommendation.
- Email all documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Renewal requirements – Student must:
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
- Enroll full time each semester through the Title IV refund period.
- Must be in good standing with respect to all ACU policies and regulations.
- Be an active member a multicultural student organization on campus.
Below is a summary of the other financial aid opportunities that may be available to international students interested in studying at ACU.
The best source of financial aid for international students who are entering freshmen is scholarship awards based on SAT or ACT scores. Occasionally, other scholarships offered by ACU, such as the Church Match Scholarship, the Presidential Scholar Awards, the iSchool scholarship, etc. do apply to international students. View a complete list of scholarships offered by ACU, along with a brief explanation of each one.
Transfer students granted admission to ACU with a 3.0 GPA or higher are eligible for Transfer Awards. Scholarships awarded based on SAT or ACT scores do not apply to transfer students. View more information about transfer awards.
Athletics and Music
Other scholarships may be available for those with outstanding musical or athletic ability. To find out more, students should contact the ACU Athletic Department or Music Department accordingly.
For graduate students, financial aid is awarded by each department via scholarships and graduate assistantships. Opportunities for graduate assistantships are limited, so prospective graduate students need to apply for these positions as early as possible.
Graduate School of Theology
The ACU Graduate School of Theology (GST) does offer generous tuition discounts to qualified graduate students. In general, students can receive a minimum of a 70% tuition discount and may apply for additional aid. Please see the GST website for more detailed information.