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.
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.
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||√||√|
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.
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.
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