Abilene Christian University: Review & Facts

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Abilene Christian University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 4,545 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1906 and is one of the 5 colleges located in Abilene, Texas.

Abilene Christian University is affiliated with Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
86
Fair
Several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Abilene Christian University.

Abilene Christian University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 86 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Accounting and Finance, Management, Political Science, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
79%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Abilene Christian University student retention rate is fair at 79% (well above Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Abilene Christian University is below average: 58%.

Student to faculty ratio at Abilene Christian University is pretty decent - 15:1. Find out more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,900
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, about $30,800 annually. The additional fees at Abilene Christian University beyond tuition are nearly $100; this makes it a total of $30,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Abilene Christian University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
50%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 10,804 applications were submitted and 5,393 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

Abilene Christian University will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Abilene Christian University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,400
Medium
Abilene Christian University offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Abilene Christian University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Abilene Christian University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,000 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, about $4,400 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Abilene Christian University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Abilene Christian University Location and Maps



Post Address: Abilene Christian University, 1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas 79699, USA
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