Graduate Programs Overview

Abilene Christian University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Abilene, Texas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $23,238 in average for all students.

It offers forty-three graduate programs: 29 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 8 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 297 students have been conferred Master's degree and 7 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameAbilene Christian University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
AddressAbilene, TX
Graduate School Students1,666 students
1,286 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$23,238
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 43 Graduate Programs
29 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 10 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Abilene Christian University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $23,238 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,242.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$1,242
Books & Supplies$1,250
Room & Board$11,350 (On-Campus) / $11,350 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,272 (On-Campus) / $3,272 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$39,110
Off-Campus Total$39,110
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
Tuition & Fees$19,890$20,664$21,492$22,356$23,238

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Abilene Christian University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 43 major areas - 29 Master's (12 online programs), 3 Doctorate (2 online programs), 6 Post-Bachelor'(2 online programs), 1 Post-Master'(1 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Theology And Religious Vocations
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Theology And Religious Vocations
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Theology And Religious Vocations
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Theology And Religious Vocations

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,204 students enrolled in Abilene Christian University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,666 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 527 male and 1,139 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 329 full-time and 1,337 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,286 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 46 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students527
Women Students1,139
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students329
Part-time Students1,337
By race/ethnicity 876 White, 348 Black, and 21 Asian students are attending at Abilene Christian University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races60
22 students are younger than 22 and 548 students are older than 65. The school has 653 students aged between 22 and 30 and 442 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under22
40 & Over548
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Abilene Christian University, 1,286 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 46 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,666
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,286
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses46
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses334
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,286
Texas Resident865
Other State In U.S.407
Outside of U.S.14

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