Abilene Christian University
Abilene, TX 79699
Abilene Christian University is one of the 63 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Texas. Its campus is medium in size and located in Abilene. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 972 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 748 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 77%).
Every year 61% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Abilene Christian University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $33,280, and fees were $50. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $33,280 and $50 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
Churches of Christ
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Abilene Christian University as reported by Texas state board of nursing.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
11/05/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
11/18/1997 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1025 to 1220|
|ACT||21 to 26|
|Secondary school GPA Recommended|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$1,338|
|In State Students||$1,338|
|Out of State Students||$1,338|
|In District Students||$1,148|
|In State Students||$1,148|
|Out of State Students||$1,148|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of Abilene Christian University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||7%||$1,506|
|State Grant & Scholarships||27%||$3,771|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||97%||$16,415|
|Federal Student Loans||55%||$5,694|
$27,175Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$22,071|
|$30,001 to $48,000$23,643|
|$48,001 to $75,000$24,895|
|$75,001 to $110,000$26,930|
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Annual awards for residents of Hansford, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, or Roberts counties, Texas who are graduating high school seniors and will be enrolling in a college/university ...
These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code. Applicants for ...
This scholarship open to all students attending accredited nursing program in selected regions such as Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and ...
Applicant must be a college junior, senior or masters level African-American or Hispanic student majoring in the field of allied health, education, general studies, nursing or sociology at West ...
Applicant must be a National Merit Finalist who has designated Abilene Christian University as his or her first-choice institution when completing the scholarship application. Applicants may ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.