Many resources. One investment. 

At Abilene Christian University, we understand that education is a significant investment for our students and their families. We’re committed to making the ACU experience as affordable as possible for everyone by offering an innovative tuition model, institutional financial aid, no-interest payment plans, a pre-paid tuition option, resources to external funding, and access to a team of financial aid professionals to help guide you through the process. 

More than 98 percent of incoming students received some form of merit- or need-based financial aid in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and work-study. Below are sources of financial aid available to prospective and current ACU students. 

financial aid
Scholarships
Scholarships

You may be eligible for scholarships made for incoming students just like you.

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Grants
Grants

Federal, state, and ACU specific grants are the most sought after types of aid as they do not have to be repaid.

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Loans
Loans

Loans are types of aid you borrow and must be repaid. Explore the various types of federal and private loans available.

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work study
College Work Study

Earn money to help pay college expenses through part-time college work study programs.

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Your Next Steps

If you've already been admitted, congratulations! Learn more about the next steps in the admissions process by clicking on the links below to discover more about becoming an ACU Wildcat.

If you've not yet been admitted, you should know that domestic first-time freshmen applying for Summer or Fall 2017 are notified of their admissions status according to the deadline under which they applied for admission (Regular admission notification: February 1).

Freshmen enrolling for a Spring term, transfer students and international students are admitted on a rolling basis throughout the semester.

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.