ACU Box 29000 Abilene, TX 79699-9000 +44 (0) 1227 817302
http://www.acu.edu info@admissions.acu.edu
About Abilene Christian University
  • Year of Foundation 1906
  • Size of Campus 208 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Church of Christ
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,120
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines August 1
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 16,330
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 3787
Abilene Christian University Our mission is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. ACU is a national leader in Christian higher education and a place where students, faculty, staff and alumni change the world. ACU is a vibrant, innovative, Christ-centered community that engages students in authentic spiritual and intellectual growth, equipping them to make a real difference in the world. The mission of Abilene Christian University is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. This mission is achieved through:
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Mission Fellowship, Asia Interest Group, Domestic Missions, His Singers, Latin American Missions Partnership, Lets Start Talking, Missions Student Committee, Seekers of the Word, Spring Break Campaigns, The Light (S
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 22%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Essence of Ebony, Hispanos Unidos, SHADES, International Student Association, LYNAY(Love your neighbor as yourself)
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 6
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Welcome Week, Sing Song, Freshman Follies, International Culture Show, ACU Theatre, Annual Black History Production, Homecoming Musical, parade, carnival & football.
  • Number of students in fraternities 6
  • Percent students who are frat members 18%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Delta Tau Alpha(Agriculture), Kappa Delta Phi(Education), Kappa Omicron Nu(Family Con. Sci. ), Kappa Tau Alpha(JMC), Lambda Pi Eta(Communication), Mu Phi Epsilon(Music), Mu Sigma(Math), Phi Alpha Theta(History), Phi Eta Sigma(Freshman), Phi Sigm
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 5
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Abilene (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Dallas/Fort Worth (180), Abilene (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Dallas (180)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 5%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 15%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 76%
  • Number of students using college housing 44%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 8%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 97%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 11%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (47%), men's dorms (38%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (14%), special housing for disabled students
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,771
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 40
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 1,200,000
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 65,246
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 5,300
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 10
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities In 2006 the Library opened the Learning Commons, a partnership of library service, information technology, group study space and Internet cafe. The Brown Library houses the Callie Faye Milliken Special Collections featuring 6,000 volumes of rare and specia
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 503,707
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Art gallery, museum of university's history, biblical restoration studies center, voice institute, demonstration farm/ranch, observatory.
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years 99%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Abilene ISD, Abilene Regional Medical Center, Alcon, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Capgemini, Citibank Texas NA, Dallas Theater Center, Dell, Enterprise Rent A Car, Ernst & Young, Focus on the Family, Kaye/Bassman, Plaza Medical Center, Pricewaterhouse-Coopers
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 72%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year 89%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered