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Abilene Christian University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 182 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

55% Women
45% Men


NCAA Division II (with football)

Southland Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $68,507)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $50,872)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 90 66 - -
Baseball 43 - - -
Basketball 17 15 - -
Football 147 - - -
Golf 10 - - -
Soccer - 22 - -
Softball - 21 - -
Tennis 13 9 - -
Volleyball - 14 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 8.3%
Hispanic 7.2%
Non-resident alien 4.2%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 7.7%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 70.7%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at Abilene Christian University

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 3
Liquor Law Violation 4
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 9
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Sharon from Abilene, TX
  • 4
  • dorm life is great, there are so many opportunities to get to become close to people in your hall. the only down-side that i can think of is there is…

  • Feb-05-2012 Read More
  • Cannon from Blue Ridge, TX
  • 5
  • There is always something to do in the dorms; a week never goes by that does not have some kind of dorm activity going on! The Resident Assistants never fail…

  • Mar-21-2012 Read More
  • Brit from Abilene, TX
  • 5
  • Dorm life is definitely one of my favorite experiences while on campus, I was able to meet various people from different walks of life and was able to establish meaningful…

  • Apr-04-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Maddie from Lubbock, TX
  • Oct-18-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The Bean is nice, but don't let its title as the World Famous Bean get you too excited. There isn't too much variety in the food and I hear it gets old after a while.

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  • 5
  • Dylan from Willard, MO
  • Aug-13-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    I have not attended ACU but I have read many positive comments about it and it's food and dining.

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  • 4
  • Chelsea from Abilene, TX
  • May-27-2014 I am a current student here

    I live with my parents nearby, so I don't use the meal plan or cafeteria, but the food in the cafeteria seems to be better than the nearby school Hardin-Simmons. ACU also has a food court, which is helpful when I can't bring my own food (I'm frugal), and I understand the restaurants are on the meal plan.

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  • 4
  • Ana Maria from Aubrey, TX
  • Mar-29-2014 I am a current student here

    ACU provides a variety of food at different times throughout the day. They have food that is available all day. Which means that if you have a crazy schedule you can always get food.

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  • 4
  • Emily from Spring, TX
  • Mar-01-2014 I am a current student here

    The World Famous Bean serves a wide variety of foods and tries to make sure that they are addressing everyone's wants and needs. There are many different stations ranging from pizza to waffle machines as well as a fully stocked salad bar and sandwich line where you can have wraps, a croissant or a ham and cheese. It may not be a 5 star restaurant, but it surely does the job!

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  • 3
  • Jesse Cansino from George West, TX
  • Jan-04-2014 I am a current student here

    ACU dining is a step up from most college or university dining. There is the World Famous Bean which is a cafeteria on steroids. Good food is served from 6 am - 11pm. The Bean has over 100 different options each day and the staff is always friendly and willing to help you find what you need.

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  • 4
  • Selena from Midland, TX
  • Jan-03-2014 I am a current student here

    The beans yummy and always has a variety of food but a lot of stations close early and you'll eventually get tired of the food.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Ana Maria from Aubrey, TX
  • Mar-29-2014 I am a current student here

    There is no Greek life on campus. ACU prides itself on having created it's own clubs and organizations. That are all student lead.

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  • 0
  • Emily from Spring, TX
  • Mar-01-2014 I am a current student here

    Social Clubs. You can pledge one of these clubs in a 5 week process starting the fall semester of your sophomore year.

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  • 0
  • Kathryn from Waco, TX
  • Dec-01-2013 I am a current student here

    There is no Greek life, because it's not christian friendly. Which is think is horrible, so what. We're all sinners, you're not pure, no one will ever be. Greek life shouldn't be looked down upon on.

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  • 0
  • Taylor from SOUTHLAKE, TX
  • Jul-17-2013 I am a current student here

    We do have social clubs even though we are not technically associated with the Greek system. So if you're looking for a sorority or a fraternity, you don't have to look too far.

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  • 0
  • Heather from Friendswood, TX
  • May-18-2013 I am a current student here

    I probably will not pledge, but pledging is not allowed until sophomore year. I think this is really great to allow freshmen some time to grow on their own and manage their own time before becoming a part of a club.

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  • 0
  • Abigail from Franklin , TN
  • Feb-23-2013 I am a current student here

    While we do not have Panhellenic Greek life, we do have social clubs. Social clubs are much like sororities and fraternities, but they are Christ-centered and they are more like a very close family then anything else. You do have to go to rushes and you have to go through pledging to be in one, but it is 100% worth it.

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