Abilene Christian University Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Abilene Christian University
How hard is it to get into Abilene Christian University and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #26 in Texas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,590 out of 11,569 applicants were admitted making Abilene Christian University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 48 percent. Abilene Christian University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Abilene Christian University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT51%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1040|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1230|
|Average SAT Score||1140|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Abilene Christian University?
Abilene Christian University typically requires applicants to be in the top 53 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1040 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 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in Texas for highest average SAT composite score. 51 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1230 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1135 to 1230||Avg +||57%-69%|
|1040 to 1135||Avg -||44%-57%|
|945 to 1040||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 945||Low||<31%|
Abilene Christian University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT48%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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. The school ranks #12 in Texas for highest average ACT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Abilene Christian University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>69%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||57%-69%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||44%-57%|
|18 to 21||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 18||Low||<31%|
Avg. High School GPA3.58
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Abilene Christian University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Abilene Christian University was 3.58 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in Texas for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Abilene Christian University accepts 57% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||14%||14%|
What are the requirements for admission to Abilene Christian University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
51% of students submit their SAT scores to Abilene Christian University. 48% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
57% of those who apply are granted admission to Abilene Christian University. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1040 and 1230. 51% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.