The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Abilene Christian University is a Private (not-for-profit) and Sam Houston State is a Public school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Abilene Christian University has more expensive tuition & fees ($37,800) than Sam Houston State ($18,552).
  • It is harder to admit to Abilene Christian University than Sam Houston State.
  • Abilene Christian University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,115) than Sam Houston State (1,045).
  • Abilene Christian University has higher submitted ACT score (24) than Sam Houston State (21).
  • Sam Houston State has more students with 21,912 students while Abilene Christian University has 5,291 students.
  • Sam Houston State has more full-time faculties with 804 faculties while Abilene Christian University has 272 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Abilene Christian University and Sam Houston State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Abilene Christian UniversitySam Houston State
Abilene Christian Universityvs.Sam Houston State
Abilene, TexasLocationHuntsville, Texas
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$37,800Tuition & Fees
In-State$8,736
Out-Of-State$18,552
97% ($21,092)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)75% ($7,285)
$21,092Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,285
58.06 %Acceptance Rates74.39 %
16.33 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)31.19 %
1,115SAT Score1,045
24ACT Score21
66 %Graduation Rate58 %
-Transfer-out Rate23 %
76 %Retention Rate79 %
5,291Student Population21,912
272Number of Faculties804
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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