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Be a part of ACU

Apply to ACU

Ready to apply to Abilene Christian University? Here are the next steps:

  • Complete an online application to the ACU Office of Graduate Programs, which also will include:
    • a minimum of two letters of recommendation (request letters via our online application system or by submitting this form)
    • a statement of purpose (requirements vary by degree)
    • a writing sample (for communication, English, and social work programs only)
  • Submit the $50 (master's programs) or $25 (certificate programs) application fee.
  • Submit your official transcripts from all colleges attended.
  • Send us your completed application documents.
  • If GRE or GMAT is required for your desired program, request that your official scores be sent to ACU, using ACU's GRE code: 6001. For more information, visit or

Your desired program of study may have additional application requirements.

Note: International students have additional requirements. For more information, click here.


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.