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Focused on changing the traditional online learning landscape, ACU Dallas aims to provide a transformative experience for students seeking to advance their careers and pursue their degrees in a Christ-centered community. As a fully online extension of the ACU campus in Abilene, ACU Dallas offers more than 2,300 students the opportunity to grow as vocationally called individuals while assisting them in earning an undergraduate, graduate degree or certificate to become servants and leaders of the workforce and greater Christian community. 

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ACU Dallas Leadership

The ACU Dallas Leadership team is comprised of highly skilled and collaborative professionals focused on building the ACU Dallas campus by attracting the best students around the world, partnering with national businesses, and acquiring academic experts across disciplines. 

Intercultural Engagement and Belonging at ACU Dallas

Understanding the great value of inclusivity and diversity, ACU Dallas is proud to hold an Intercultural Engagement and Belonging team committed to greater understanding among marginalized groups. Led by Dr. Jennifer Butcher and her colleagues, the team has made great strides to create an inclusive online learning environment for our students, faculty and staff.

Executive Education & Professional Advancement

Specializing in programs that focus on immediate achievement and long-term sustained success, ACU’s Executive Education and Professional Advancement programs focus on increasing the worth of you and your organization by developing, matching, and advancing professionals in their careers by providing an innovative and quality education. Through our four three distinct programs, each program is uniquely designed to accelerate the holistic growth of each participating individual and organization.

Sports Leadership & Learning

Leading the way toward more robust educational avenues with our existing degree programs, customized courses, and fully online pathways catered toward meeting your organization’s educational priorities, ACU offers an immersive curriculum to professional athletes and sports management leaders through our Sports Leadership & Learning program. Building lasting relationships with sports partners throughout the country, ACU is prepared to provide a quality education for your athletes, team or organizations’ maximum success. 

Corporate Partners

ACU Dallas prides itself on advocating for business-to-business partnerships across the state of Texas and beyond. Continuing relationships with leading medical companies, hospitals, sports teams, school districts, and community colleges, ACU Dallas aims to grow its network by offering online degree programs to educators, professional athletes, and business leaders at an exclusive discount. 

About ACU Online

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Degrees to fit your career goals. Online to fit your life.

Through ACU’s more than 50 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs, you’ll receive a powerful learning experience that combines Christian values, real-world skills and career-boosting connections. Our accredited degree programs are designed with busy working adults in mind. That means you can further your education at a nationally recognized university without the need to relocate – all while balancing the demands of work, life, and community.

Newsweek Top Online Colleges 2024One of America’s Best Colleges

Recognized as one of America’s Top Online Colleges for the third consecutive year by Newsweek and Statista Inc., ACU proudly stands among the nation’s premier online institutions. Seamlessly combining a top-tier education with the flexibility of an online format, ACU Online offers you a transformative learning experience.

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ACU awards honorary degree to longtime supporter Kay Onstead

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ACU to be first Texas university in unique refugee partnership

Abilene Christian University is set to be the first Texas university to join the Every Campus A Refuge (ECAR) program, designed to partner U.S. colleges and universities with their local refugee resettlement agency as a co-sponsor to host refugees on campus grounds and support them in their resettlement.  ACU and the Abilene office of the … Continued

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