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Abilene Christian University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$46,450 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$34,850 tuition
$10,350 on campus room & board
$1,250 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2018/2019)

$46,450 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$34,850 tuition
$10,350 on campus room & board
$1,250 books and supplies
(Based on stats from 2018/2019)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$15,483 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
27% get federal aid ($4,219 avg)
27% get state aid ($3,403 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($15,483 avg)
56% get loans ($11,822 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.23% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.23% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $17,550 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,219 27%
Pell Grants $4,012 27%
Other Federal Grants $1,092 6%
Institution Grant Aid $15,483 100%
State Grant Aid $3,403 27%
Student Loans $11,822 56%
Federal Loans $5,758 55%
Other Loans $15,092 23%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,000 R
$1,000 R
$7,500 - $30,000 Y N N N
$10,000 - $40,000 Y N N N
- R
$500 R
$2,500 - $26,000 Y N N N
$2,000 R
$5,000 R
$2,000 R R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Abilene Christian University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
Abilene, TX 79699
(325) 674-2000


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Alyssa from Fort Worth, TX
  • I am a current student here

    The college is expensive but the changes you see in yourself are priceless. The campus is a small community, there is always someone you can talk to. You know you are not alone and that your professors generally care about each student. The growth you see in your faith is unimaginable. You learn so much about yourself and your faith by speaking with professors who have more experience or simply by doing the reading or assignments assigned by your bible or core teachers.

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  • 5
  • Chelsea from Abilene, TX
  • I am a current student here

    ACU costs a lot of money. A LOT. But the classes are excellent and I feel like I learn every day, so I feel I am getting my debt's worth for it.

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  • 4
  • Ana Maria from Aubrey, TX
  • I am a current student here

    ACU is very expensive but the quality of the teacher you have and how helpful they are makes it worth it. The atmosphere and the community of together as one is unbelievable astonishing. The opportunities they provide while you are in school are great but the even help you after you graduate in finding a job or continuing your education.

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