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. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ACU.
Abilene Christian University enjoys a strong national reputation as one of the leading private Christian universities in the west and southwest, indicated by various ratings (such as U.S. News and World Report and other reports). In addition to the university’s accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, individual graduate programs are accredited by the following agencies:
Master of Business Administration - The Master of Business Administration is offered through a partnership between the College of Business Administration and ACU Dallas. ACU’s College of Business Administration is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the highest accreditation body for schools of business.
Graduate School of Theology - The Graduate School of Theology is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada to award the following master’s and doctoral degrees: MDiv, MA in Christian Ministry, MA, DMin, MA in Global Service. Contact the Commission on Accrediting at 10 Summit Park Drive, Pittsburgh, Pa. 15275 or call 412-788-6505 for questions about the accreditation of ACU’s Graduate School of Theology.
Education - The principal certification track and the school superintendent certification track found in the Master of Education and Doctor of Education are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).