Abilene Christian University

Category: Private offering Doctorate | State: TX

About Abilene Christian University

Abilene Christian University, a private, comprehensive university for the education of Christ-centered, global leaders. Affiliated with Churches of Christ, founded in 1906 in Abilene, Texas. ACU educates about 5,000 students annually from 50 states/territories, and 46 nations. ACU offers 77 baccalaureate majors in more than 135 areas of study, 30 master's degree programs and three doctoral programs. It includes Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Biblical Studies, Business Administration, Education and Human Services, Honors, Graduate and Professional Studies, and School of Nursing. ACU Dallas, a branch campus in Addison, Texas, is the home of the university's online graduate and professional programs.

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Why you should attend?

Abilene Christian University is just a 20-minute drive from Dyess Air Force Base. It is a Yellow Ribbon School with an established record of welcoming and serving members of the military. Its academic offerings, 77 baccalaureate majors with 135 areas of study, 30 master's degree and three doctoral programs, are available to all students who qualify for them through the Post 9/11 GI Bill program. ACU has a discounted rate for active-duty military stationed at Dyess who seek an undergraduate degree. ACU evaluates military training and follows American Council on Education guidelines on its degree programs and transfer student policy.


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