The mission of Abilene Christian University is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. This mission is achieved through:
exemplary teaching, offered by a faculty of Christian scholars, that inspires a commitment to learning;
meaningful service to society, the academic disciplines, the university, and the church, expressed in various ways, by all segments of the Abilene Christian University community.
Live generously and graciously toward others, the way God lives toward you.
-Matthew 5:48, The Message