Liberal Arts
Frequently Asked Questions

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As you prepare your application for the ACU Master of Liberal Arts, you may have questions very similar to those of other applicants. Below are answers to a list of commonly asked questions.

Please click here to begin the application process. Within the application portal, you can send recommendation requests, upload documents, and check your admission status.

We make rolling admission decisions year round, so there is no specific deadline.

Yes, the $65 application fee can be paid within your application portal.

The GRE is waived for students who have earned an undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher.

An appropriate purpose statement is 2 pages, double spaced.

No prerequisites are required.


Students can apply for a fall (August), spring (January) or summer (May) entry term.

The program is typically 2 years (with summer breaks), but students have completed the program in 1.5 years by taking summer courses.

Yes, students can enroll part time.

Please click here to learn more about the MLA requirements and degree planning.

For cost information, please visit the Master of Liberal Arts website and review the “Degree Details” section.

Absolutely! Please call 325-674-6911 or email to schedule an in-person or phone meeting with the MLA Program Director.