ACU
Transfer
Track

The easy way to transfer from a
community college to ACU Online.

The easy way to transfer from a
community college to ACU Online.

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Save time and money on your bachelor’s degree with ACU’s Transfer Track

Introducing ACU Transfer Track — a specialized program that provides a seamless transfer process for students from community college to ACU Online. Choose one of our pathways into an ACU Online degree program, and have access to personalized benefits to help you navigate the transfer experience. Plan your coursework to transition directly into your major by taking classes that transfer to ACU—shortening your time to degree completion and saving you money.

The benefits of transferring with ACU Transfer Track:

  • Guaranteed* admission to ACU and the program of your choice 
  • Established degree plan to minimize loss of credits
  • Personalized attention from a dedicated student service advisor
  • Save time and money by knowing your end goal
  • Track your progress for a hassle-free transfer 

*Must transfer an associate degree with a minimum cumulative transfer GPA of 2.0.  Some ACU programs have additional or higher entry requirements.

Community College Partners

ACU strives to serve students and communities across Texas. Working in partnership with community colleges, ACU’s Transfer Track program offers high-demand bachelor’s degrees in a fully online modality. Click on your school logo to learn more.

Collin College to ACU          Dallas College to ACU

How it Works

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Sign up for ACU Transfer Track

Choose your online bachelor’s degree program.

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Complete your ACU Transfer Track

Transfer 60 eligible credits toward your bachelor’s degree, saving you time and money.

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Finish your ACU degree

Complete your remaining 20 courses* (60 credits) in as few as 20 months.
*Some additional coursework may be required based on your transfer credits and degree selection.

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Tuition Rate & Scholarships

Locked-In TuitionAt ACU, we believe that Christian higher education should be affordable and attainable for anyone. Our undergraduate tuition of $395 per credit hour is competitively priced with other public and private universities. And our Locked-In Tuition rate means you’ll know what to expect from the day you start your degree to the day you graduate. 

As an ACU Transfer Track student, we’re making your journey to your bachelor’s degree a little easier with a guaranteed $3,600 scholarship awarded after you complete your 3rd session. Add in our lower-than-average fees, and your estimated total cost for 60 hours to complete your ACU degree is just $23,100.

See how our tuition rate and scholarship offering compares to other universities.

UNIVERSITYCOST PER CREDIT HOURESTIMATED FEESCOMMUNITY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPESTIMATED TOTAL COST*
ACU Online$395$3,000$3,600
guaranteed
$23,100
Lamar University$273
in-state
$7,824$1,000-$2,000
based on eligibility
$22,204 - $24,204
University of Arizona Global Campus$510$7,200
on average
none guaranteed$37,800
University of North Texas at Dallas
(residential programs)
$314.14
in-state
$4,045$2,000-$4,000
based on eligibility
$18,893.40 - $22,893.40
University of Phoenix$350$8,220$2,500
based on eligibility
$26,720 - $29,220
University of Texas at Arlington
(residential programs)
$368.16
in-state
$5,320$1,000-$4,000
based on eligibility
$23,409.60 - $27,409.60
University of Texas at Dallas
(residential programs)
$607
in-state
$3,000-$6,000$250-$1,500
based on eligibility
$36,420 - $42,420

*Assumes 60 credit hours to degree completion.
Source of data: For each institution, the data are publicly available in multiple locations, including academic catalogs, program pages, and tuition and fees pages. All data are publicly available on the websites.

Frequently Asked Questions

1) What is the ACU Transfer Track?
ACU Transfer Track is a program designed to help community college students transfer to ACU Online after completing their associate’s degree. It makes transferring to ACU seamless by allowing students to plan their path to transfer into their major at ACU by taking the right classes.

2) When should I sign up for the ACU Transfer Track?
Students can sign up for ACU Transfer Track when they enroll in community college. By signing your agreement up front, you will have all of your community college and ACU Online courses planned out, minimizing credit loss when transferring.

3) Can I change my major after I sign up for ACU Transfer Track?
Yes, you can change your major. You may lose some credits and new courses will be required to complete your new degree plan.

4) Are transfer students eligible for the Locked-In Tuition program?
Community college students may opt for the Locked-In Tuition program by declaring an intent to transfer to ACU when initiating the application and ACU Transfer Track agreement.

5) Who should I contact if I have questions about the ACU Transfer Track program?
Madison (Sweet ’18) Welborn
Community Partner Specialist
madison.welborn@acu.edu | 214-305-9425

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Best in the West

Did you know that Abilene Christian University is among the nation’s best universities? This year, U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Colleges” list ranked ACU as #2 in “Most Innovative” and #16 in “Best Regional Universities” in the West and #9 in “Learning Communities” nationally. Combine this educational excellence with the flexibility of an online format and it’s easy to understand why earning your degree from ACU Online makes sense.

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In our more than 115 year history, Abilene Christian University’s commitment to and excellence in education has been recognized by numerous organizations and publications. ACU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Additionally, our online business programs have a second accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – held by only 5% of business schools.

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We believe the work our students do matters. It matters to the world, it matters to God. We are committed to the vocational formation of every student helping them understand and experience their work as meaningful, life-giving, and significant.