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Abilene Christian University

Abilene, TX 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate79%

About Abilene Christian University

Abilene Christian University is a private, religious university in the city of Abilene, Texas. Abilene Christian University was founded in 1906. The university currently enrolls around 5,057 students per year, including 3,189 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Abilene Christian University

It is moderately difficult to get into Abilene Christian University. The acceptance rate at Abilene Christian University is 79%. In 2022, 9,397 students applied to Abilene Christian University and 7,386 were admitted.

Abilene Christian University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 79%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 49%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Abilene Christian University is located in the city of Abilene, Texas,.

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College Info

ACU Box 29100 Abilene, TX 79699-9100

Campus Setting: Urban

Abilene Christian University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Abilene Christian University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Abilene Christian University is Continuous processing.

Abilene Christian University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1070 - 1280


Math SAT Range

530 - 630


Reading SAT Range

540 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1280 and Above


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1070 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Abilene Christian University students is 1157. Applicants with SAT scores of 1280 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Abilene Christian University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1070 to 1280 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1070 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Abilene Christian University.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Abilene Christian University is like? There are approximately 5,057 students enrolled at Abilene Christian University, including 3,189 undergraduate students and 1,868 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from TX and 14% percent of students are from other states.


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