Abilene Christian University
Abilene Christian University, founded in 1906 and affiliated with the Church of Christ, has a long and proud heritage dedicated to educating students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world.
ACU is an academically notable institution ranked within the top 20 in America’s Best Colleges by the “U.S. News and World Report” and also named one of the Best Western Colleges by the “The Princeton Review.”
With 62 majors and more than 100 areas of study, 25 master’s degree programs and one doctoral program, chances are this school has what you are looking for.
ACU has majors in just about every field: accounting, biochemistry, Biblical text, computer science, history, art and sociology. And that is just scratching the surface. Also, ACU is only one of 13 private universities in the U.S. that has an accredited journalism program. Join the 4,800 students from around the U.S. and from 60 foreign countries who enroll at ACU every year as they prepare for successful careers.
This school is a selective, private university. Some ACU graduates go on to medical school where they are accepted at a rate of more than twice that of the national average or to law school, where they are accepted at a rate of more than 90 percent.
The campus is on 208 acres and is about 180 miles west of the Dallas/Forth Worth area in the beautiful Abilene, Texas. The campus is very active and hosts things like concerts, entertainment, devotionals, poetry readings, intramural sports, clubs and more.