Founded in 1906, Abilene Christian University is one of the largest private institutions in the Southwest, offering robust online and residential undergraduate and graduate programs. Learn more about our rankings and recognition.
Schools and colleges: 10
Baccalaureate majors: 87 (171 areas of study)
Areas of study in master’s and specialist degree programs: 71
Doctoral degree programs: 4
Full-time faculty: 272
Christian faculty: 100%
Tenure/tenure-track faculty holding terminal degrees: 92%
Student-to-faculty ratio: 14:1
Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Questions about the accreditation of ACU may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling 404-679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (sacscoc.org).
Average gift aid (scholarships and grants) for a first-year student: $25,000
Total scholarships and grants for entering class (2020): $33 million
Annual block tuition (2022-23): $40,400
Room and board (approx.): $11,500
Textbooks and supplies (approx.): $1,250
Online Tuition and Costs