The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Sam Houston State is a Public and Abilene Christian University is a Private (not-for-profit) 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 (1,045) than Sam Houston State (1,045).
  • Abilene Christian University has higher submitted ACT score (21) 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 - Sam Houston State University and Abilene Christian University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Sam Houston StateAbilene Christian University
Sam Houston Statevs.Abilene Christian University
Huntsville, TexasLocationAbilene, Texas
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$8,736
Out-Of-State$18,552
Tuition & Fees$37,800
75% ($7,285)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)97% ($21,092)
$7,285Average Amount of Financial Aid$21,092
74.39 %Acceptance Rates58.06 %
31.19 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)16.33 %
1,045SAT Score1,115
21ACT Score24
58 %Graduation Rate66 %
23 %Transfer-out Rate-
79 %Retention Rate76 %
21,912Student Population5,291
804Number of Faculties272
21 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), Study Abroad, 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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