Abilene Christian University Admission Chances

Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Abilene Christian University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Abilene Christian University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 5,393 out of 10,804 applicants or 50% were admitted making Abilene Christian University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for average applicants.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.


SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Abilene Christian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Abilene Christian University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1250
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Abilene Christian University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. 56 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Abilene Christian University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >63%
1140 to 1250 Avg + 50%-63%
1030 to 1140 Avg - 37%-50%
920 to 1030 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 920 Low <26%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Abilene Christian University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Abilene Christian University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Abilene Christian University?

Admission data indicates that Abilene Christian University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Abilene Christian University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Abilene Christian University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >65%
24 to 27 Avg + 50%-65%
22 to 24 Avg - 40%-50%
20 to 22 Reach 30%-40%
Less than 20 Low <30%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Abilene Christian University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.


Admission Statistics

Abilene Christian University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,575 4,229 10,804
Accepted 3,475 1,918 5,393
Acceptance Rate 53% 45% 50%
Enrolled 677 395 1,072
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 21% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Abilene Christian University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Abilene Christian University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Abilene Christian University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=222178 IPEDS survey data for Abilene Christian University.