At ACU our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you. Our programs are intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.
A Christ-centered education that comes to you
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Abilene Christian University is a diverse, welcoming, academically rigorous community redefining what it means to be a Christian university in the 21st century.
Founded in 1906, we’re a private, non-profit university committed to innovative, energized learning. In 2015 we launched our Dallas campus, home to our online graduate and undergraduate programs that serve the educational needs of working adults.
ACU Online offers degree and certificate programs that are flexible and convenient, while providing the same quality education found within our on-campus programs.
Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ACU.
Courses and content available 24/7
All courses are 7 weeks in length, with a 1 week break between each course
Ideal for students with demanding family and work schedules
Curriculum that focuses on the formation of students’ vocational identity
Co-curricular opportunities that deepen students’ capacity to experience meaningful work
Faculty and staff committed and willing to help students understand and experience the many ways that their work contributes to the common good.
One of America’s Best Colleges
Abilene Christian University is ranked No. 12 among 128 top-tier regional universities in the West.
ACU is also ranked No. 8 in “Best Value Schools,” which takes into account a school’s academic quality weighed against net cost of attendance, No. 7 in “Most Innovative Schools” and No. 8 in “Best Colleges for Veterans” in the West.
Explore our online programs
Through quality, nationally recognized curriculum and support from peers and professors, ACU’s online programs enable you to develop professionally and spiritually.
Learn from exemplary scholars and collaborate with classmates in our interactive online learning environment. Our online programs offer the same rigorous, respected content as our on-campus programs, ensuring your educational experience is transformative.
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Engage in dynamic discussion with your professors and peers. We provide a safe place to ask tough questions, explore new ideas and seek new perspectives. When many different views come together at one university, we all learn.
An ACU education will prepare you academically and spiritually for a life and career with purpose.