About Abilene Christian University (ACU)
On Campus Housing
Abilene Christian University is a private not-for-profit university which was established back in the year 1906. The university is religiously affiliated to the Churches of Christ.
The university is located and headquartered at Abilene, Texas, United States. It has around 208 acres of campus that employ over 200 academic staffs. It offers several online programs and has rightfully earned its place in the list of best online colleges in Texas.
The university has around 4,910 students currently enrolled in various programs offered by the university.
The student-faculty ratio is 14:1.
The ACU acceptance rate is 51%.
The services and facilities offered by the university are to help the students to pursue higher education without any difficulties and help them grow. Facilities such as the financial aid, yellow ribbon programs, and many more are offered to the students.
Online Education at ACU
The university offers 100% online programs for students who prefer distance learning, or have time and travel limitations. The university doesn't compromise with the quality of the education offered to the online students and the online students are eligible to enjoy all the facilities offered to the on-campus students.
The online programs offered by the university are accredited and the university allows the convenience of transfer of credits.
The university offers various online programs, which include several Masters, Doctorate Degrees, and Certification programs, across several areas of study.
My ACU is a personalized online platform that allows the students to access personal information such as class and campus information.
Few reviews about the university are listed below. The source of the rankings is the US News.
The university offers a wide exposure for the students and helps the students in achieving their goals.
The staff members are friendly, the campus is great and the teaching methods are innovative.
The university ranks 13th in the list of ‘Best Colleges for Veterans’.
It is ranked 21st in the list of ‘Regional Universities West’.
It ranks 14th in the list of ‘Best Undergraduate Teaching’ and 10th in the list of ‘Best Value Schools’.
The university ranks 4th in the list of ‘Most Innovative Schools’.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$67,136 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The university along with various other federal and state institutions offers several financial aids for the students in need of monetary aid for pursuing higher education. The financial aids are offered in various forms that include loans, grants, scholarships, and work-study.
The students eligible for the financial aids must fill up the FAFSA forms. Abilene Christian University federal school code is 003537.
The students are offered lots of scholarship awards, some of which are National Achievement Scholarships, National Merit Finalist, and many more.
The Federal Aids consists of Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Work-study, Direct Subsidized Loans, and others.
The Texas State Aid includes the Texas Tuition Equalization Grant.
The Institutional Aids include College Access Loan, ACU Grant, Transfer Merit Awards, and many more.
The Military Aid is also available for the students such as Post 9/11 GI Bill.