Many backgrounds, cultures and ethnicities are represented at ACU, where students from nearly every state and 40 countries live and learn together. This global community creates an opportunity for students to expand their worldview and to understand the global nature of their lives as Christians and future leaders alike. Students are stretched intellectually and are highly involved in learning through undergraduate research, the Honors College, internships, and team projects.
As a residential campus, ACU is alive with activities, from concerts and weeknight devotionals to poetry readings. Many students participate in intramural sports, men’s and women’s social clubs, Spring Break mission campaigns, and the annual Sing Song performance event. More than 100 campus organizations give students many venues for involvement and leadership.
Community life at ACU is energized by a variety of campus activities born out of a century of university tradition. Student government, weekend and Spring Break campaigns, volunteer work, Habitat for Humanity, and a variety of student organizations all provide significant opportunities for further education and the development of leadership skills.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Lone Star Conference, ACU competes in football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, men’s golf, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s softball and women’s soccer. ACU is an annual contender for the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup, recognizing the best all-around sports program in NCAA Division II.
ENROLLMENT BY ETHNICITY
Nonresident aliens: 4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic: 9%
White, non-Hispanic: 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic: 0%
Asian, non-Hispanic: 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic: 0%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic: 5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown: 0%