Abilene Christian University
#1188 Overall Influence#771 Desirability Rank

Abilene Christian University

Private Christian university in Abilene, Texas

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From Wikipedia

Abilene Christian University is a private Christian university in Abilene, Texas, a city of approximately 120,000 residents that is located 150 miles west of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. It was founded in 1906 as Childers Classical Institute. ACU is one of the largest private universities in the state of Texas and maintains one of the 200 largest university endowments in the United States.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

10,534

Acceptance

63%

Graduation Rate

61%

Median SAT Score

1122

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$36,250

Fees (in-state)

$50

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$24,153
30K-48K$24,260
48K-75K$25,207
75K-110K$26,902
110K+$31,271

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$48,900

Employed

89%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

5K

Under-Grads

4K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

, Abilene TX 79699

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

15 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

35 per 100k

Violent Crime

4 per 100k

What is Abilene Christian University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#227 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1033 World Rank
Education
#756 World Rank
History
#1156 World Rank
Literature
#774 World Rank
Communications
#1180 World Rank
Chemistry
#1911 World Rank
Medical
#910 World Rank
Psychology
#2333 World Rank
Biology
#2896 World Rank
Engineering
#2203 World Rank
Political Science
#1526 World Rank
Physics
#2400 World Rank
Computer Science
#665 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#948 World Rank
Nursing
#1939 World Rank
Mathematics
#453 World Rank
Social Work
#3013 World Rank
Sociology

Influential People

Who are Abilene Christian University's Most influential alumni?

Abilene Christian University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Education, and History. Abilene Christian University’s most academically influential people include DeWitt Jones, Jerry Haymes, and Vitamin Smith.

DeWitt Jones

American football coach

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Jerry Haymes

American musician

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Vitamin Smith

American football player

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Jere Hargrove

Tennessee politician

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Joe Shirley Jr.

President of the Navajo Nation

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Mitchell Gale

American football player

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John T. Willis

American theologian

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Bill Gilbreth

American baseball player

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Clyde Gates

American football player

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Wally Bullington

American football player and coach

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Dudley E. Faver
Dudley E. Faver

United States Air Force general

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Sally Gary
Sally Gary

American lawyer

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