#1227 Overall Influence #771 Desirability Rank

Abilene Christian University

Private Christian university in Abilene, Texas

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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

10,534

Acceptance

63%

Graduation Rate

66%

Median SAT Score

1122

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$37,750

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

#237 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1067 World Rank
Education
#733 World Rank
History
#1186 World Rank
Literature
#854 World Rank
Communications
#1993 World Rank
Medical
#1140 World Rank
Physics
#1376 World Rank
Chemistry
#2354 World Rank
Biology
#1039 World Rank
Psychology
#2990 World Rank
Engineering
#2454 World Rank
Political Science
#2326 World Rank
Computer Science
#728 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#992 World Rank
Nursing
#2005 World Rank
Mathematics
#484 World Rank
Social Work
#3029 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#939 World Rank
Law
#1160 World Rank
Philosophy
#1560 World Rank
Business
#2031 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#5478 World Rank
Economics
#5581 World Rank
Anthropology

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, Social Work, and Criminal Justice

DeWitt Jones

American football coach

Mitchell Gale

American football player

Bill Gilbreth

American baseball player

Joe Shirley Jr.

President of the Navajo Nation

Sally Gary

Sally Gary

American lawyer

Dudley E. Faver

Dudley E. Faver

United States Air Force general

Clyde Gates

American football player

Wally Bullington

American football player and coach

TJ McCloud

American musician

Travis Clardy

Texas politician

Clifton D. Fuller

Oncologist and medical professor

Randy Hill

American businessman and NASCAR team owner