Abilene Christian University Graduate Schools

Abilene Christian University (referred to as Abilene Christian) is a Private, 4 years school located in Abilene, TX. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Abilene Christian University is $24,174 in average. The school has 1,797 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,291 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Abilene Christian University (referred to as Abilene Christian) is a Private, 4 years school located in Abilene, TX. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1971 - Current).
Abilene Christian Directory Information
School NameAbilene Christian University (Abilene Christian)
AddressAbilene, TX 79699
Phone325-674-2000
Webhttps://www.acu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.acuadmissions.org/start/apply.htm
Financial Infohttps://www.acu.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Abilene Christian University is $24,174 in average. The school has 1,797 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 5,291 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 102 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 3 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$24,174
Student Population1,797
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs102 graduate programs
(3 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Abilene Christian University is $24,174 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $1,343.
Abilene Christian University offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
Abilene Christian University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)3 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Abilene Christian University is $24,174. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.03% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$20,664-
2018-2019$21,492-
2019-2020$22,356-
2020-2021$23,238-
2021-2022$24,174-
The graduate school tuition & fees of Abilene Christian is relatively expensive compared to private graduate schools in Texas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Texas graduate tuition is $17,770 (public) / $17,981 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Abilene Christian University$24,174
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Texas Graduate Schools$13,300$17,743
Public$8,155$17,770
Private$17,981
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,900 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Abilene Christian University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.90% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,900. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.90% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,378$3,342$10,378$3,342
2018-2019$10,350$3,272$10,350$3,272
2019-2020$11,065$3,272$11,065$3,272
2020-2021$11,350$3,272$11,350$3,272
2021-2022$11,628$3,272$11,628$3,272
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,343 at Abilene Christian University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.03% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$1,148
2018-2019$1,194
2019-2020$1,242
2020-2021$1,291
2021-2022$1,343

Graduate Programs at Abilene Christian

Abilene Christian University offers 39 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 522 students have completed their study at Abilene Christian University.
Offered Degrees at Abilene Christian University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree281397
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1095
Doctor's degree - professional practice103
Doctor's degree - other1119
Post Bachelor's Degree706
Post Master's Degree112
Total393522
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Abilene Christian University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution program with 15 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 83 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 95 completers.
Abilene Christian University offers 39 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 522 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 397 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 19 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 3 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Other) program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 2 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Information Technology0-
Education [+] 31 completers-
Education6-
Educational Leadership and Administration5$49,200
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration20-
English Language and Literature [+] 4 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 2 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 31 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution14$37,900
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)17$53,300
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Religion/Religious Studies0-
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 40 completers-
Bible/Biblical Studies3-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology2-
Theology/Theological Studies6-
Divinity/Ministry19-
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries (other)10-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology3$39,200
Counseling Psychology3-
School Psychology4-
Human Services [+] 16 completers-
Social Work16-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 154 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist56-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1-
Athletic Training/Trainer10-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling36-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist45-
Dietetics/Dietitian6-
Business [+] 107 completers-
Business Administration and Management78-
Accounting29$61,000
Total397
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 95 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration95-
Total95
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Nursing Practice19-
Total19
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 3 completers-
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries (other)3-
Total3
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 0 completers-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Educational Administration and Supervision (other)0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution5-
Gerontology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (other)0-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Business Administration and Management1-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Total6
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling2-
Total2

Graduate Student Population at Abilene Christian

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,797 students enrolled into Abilene Christian University graduate schools where it has total 5,291 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 381 full-time and 1,416 part-time graduate students. By gender, 543 male and 1,254 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7975431,254
Full-time38172309
Part-tme1,416471945
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 825 White (45.91%), 424 Black/African American (23.59%), 330 Hispanic (18.36%), 21 Asian (1.17%), and 197 students with other races. 43 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,7975431,254
American Indian/Native American927
Asian21417
Black/African American424125299
Hispanic33095235
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White825247578
Two More511338
Un-Known933063
Non-resident Alien432716
Abilene Christian University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,345 graduate students (74.85% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 82 graduate students (4.56% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,797
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,345
Enrolled Some Online Courses82
Not in Online Courses370

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