ACU is a university where scholarly activity and innovation are valued and encouraged. Allowing our students to participate in undergraduate research engages their intellectual curiosity, satisfies their thirst for discovery, and gives them an outlet for their creativity.
As a freshman and sophomore, you’ll call one of our residence halls home, and upperclassmen may live in campus apartments. Residence halls and apartments are equipped with modern amenities (laundry, kitchens) and offer common spaces for socializing and studying.
The Brown Library is the university’s hub for Abilene Christian University academic life, creative spaces, devoted experts, and critical tools and ideas that shape the Abilene Christian University community for the positive change we want to see in the world.
The Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center is a focal point on campus. Designed to encourage wellness of the whole individual – body, mind and spirit – it includes the Weber Medical and Counseling Care Center and is the home of a dynamic intramural program with championship and recreational leagues for students of all interests and abilities.
Abilene Christian University is a safe, welcoming residential campus community offering amenities you’d expect at your home-away-from-home: quality dining options, access to fitness and wellness facilities, dry-cleaning services, countless activities to keep you busy after class, and lots of spaces to study and gather with friends.
The Abilene Christian University Police Department is here to serve the needs of our campus community 24/7, from bike and foot patrols to late-night safety escorts.
NCAA Division I, Southland Conference. Football (FCS), women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field, baseball, men’s golf, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s softball and women’s beach volleyball. Only four colleges and universities – including UCLA, Stanford and USC – have won more NCAA national team championships than the Wildcats.
Women's Social Clubs
Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Many programs have received additional accreditation from the following associations: