Top Colleges

You are here: Home > Universities and Colleges in Texas > Private Universities in Texas > Abilene Christian University

Kaplan University


Westwood College


DeVry University


Northcentral University


Ashford University


University of Baltimore


Georgetown University


Arizona State University


Grand Canyon University


Abilene Christian University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $16,330 $17,410 $18,930 $20,290 7.2%
Books and supplies $1,050 $1,100 $1,150 $1,200 4.3%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $6,120 $6,350 $7,236 $7,510 3.8%
Other $3,002 $3,090 $3,184 $3,300 3.6%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $26,502 $27,950 $30,500 $32,300 5.9%

Map & Directions

Map of Abilene Christian University


Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,712 1,610 2,102
Percent admitted 49% 50% 49%
Percent admitted who enrolled 54% 57% 51%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 533 55%
ACT 447 45%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.


Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 1/1/1971 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels 7/31/2005 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 2/1/1976 -   Pre-Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 9/1/2002 -   Accredited
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology 1/1/2002 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 11/18/1997 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 11/18/1997 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1974 -   Accredited