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Abilene Christian University Student Life

Abilene Christian University is on a 262-acre campus in an urban setting in Abilene, Texas. There are many activities and organizations for Abilene Christian University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Abilene Christian University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Abilene Christian University has a thriving Student Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Abilene Christian University include Graduate Students Association, International Students Association, Intramurals and LYNAY.

Abilene Christian University students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Sing Song and Welcome Week.

Does Abilene Christian University Offer Student Housing?

Abilene Christian University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Abilene Christian University students live off campus. In 2021, 50% of undergrads at Abilene Christian University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 50% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Abilene Christian University. There are 2,403 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,494 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,795 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 41% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Abilene Christian University Athletics

At Abilene Christian University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Abilene Christian University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is Abilene Christian University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Abilene Christian University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Abilene Christian University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Abilene Christian University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Abilene Christian University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Abilene Christian University, take Interstate 20 to Abilene, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Abilene Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Texas you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Abilene Christian University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Abilene Christian University Students

62%

Women

38%

Men

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

61%

20%

9%

4%

3%

1%

0.40%

0.34%

0.09%

Undergraduate Students

3,494

Graduate Students

1,797

Non-Resident / International Students

113

Abilene Christian University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,291

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

63%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$39,350

Out-of-State

$39,350

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 15
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