Abilene Christian University

acuPresident: Dr. Phil Schubert

International Student Coordinator: Laura Blake

Address: ACU Box 28226
Abilene, Tx 79699-8226

Established: 1906

Website: www.acu.edu

School Population

Total number of students: 4,427

Number of countries represented: 60

Student-Faculty ratio: 14:1

Tuition, Fees, Room & Board: $30,830 (2015/16)

Abilene Christian University

Outstanding faculty. Great facilities. Good jobs and graduate school. They’re all the result of ACU’s uncommon commitment to teaching and learning. ACU prepares its graduates for Christian service and leadership throughout the world.

Quality Education:

  • Number of Majors: over 60 majors and 27 master’s degree programs
  • Professional school acceptance rate: 95%
  • Pre-medicine graduates are accepted into professional schools at more than twice the national average (avg)
  • Accounting majors pass the CPA exam the first time at a rate more than twice the national avg.
  • Top Tier U.S. News and World Report
  • Student produced newspaper since 1975 has received All-American honors
  • Physics students regularly participate with faculty at national nuclear physics laboratories & make national and international presentations.
  • 55 national athletic championships

Famous Alumni:

  • Du Hyen Jung, class of ‘64, CEO Chun-Ma Co.
  • Dr. Robert D. Hunter, class of ‘52, State of Representative for Texas
  • Max Lucado, class of ’78, Int’l Author
  • Desmond Yeo, class of ‘97, Senior Manager in Kay Hian Holdings Ltd.

Accreditation:

  • ACU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Council on Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Foundation for Interior Design Education and Research

Bachelor Degree Programs (short list)

  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Graphic Design / Advertising
  • History/Pre-Law
  • Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Psychology

University Opportunities

  • Internship opportunities and practicums are available
  • International Scholarship =
    1020 – 1080: $2,500 per year for 4 years
    1090 – 1160: $5,500 per year for 4 years
    1170 – 1230: $6,500 per year for 4 years
    1240 – 1310: $7,500 per year for 4 years
    1320 – 1400: $8,500 per year for 4 years

University Environment

  • Safety measures: 24 hour security police
  • City population: 120,000
  • 2 hours west of Dallas/Ft. Worth
  • Average climate during year:
    Average rainfall: 24.4 inches
    Average annual temp: 17.7 Celsius
    Average high temp: 22.7C (35C in July)
    Average low temp: 7.7C (3.8C in Jan)
  • Airport access: Abilene Regional Airport (ABI)