Abilene Christian University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Abilene Christian University ranks better than 51% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Abilene Christian University ranks better than only 47% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Abilene Christian University

We calculated a salary score for each of Abilene Christian University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Abilene Christian University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for ACU Bachelor's Degrees

ACU ranks higher than 51% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Bible/Biblical Studies 41% Not Reported $27,476 41%
Biology, General 15% $25,250 $23,351 15%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 49% $21,250 $42,682 49%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 19% $26,949 $29,685 19%
Design and Applied Arts 29% $21,500 $30,771 29%
Finance and Financial Management Services 85% $14,454 $61,020 85%
Fine and Studio Arts 99% Not Reported $39,153 99%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 6% $25,250 $22,771 6%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 22% $27,075 $26,353 22%
Marketing 57% $20,527 $43,575 57%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 39% $27,000 $33,993 39%
Psychology, General 70% $25,000 $32,382 70%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 60% Not Reported $39,369 60%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 27% $26,419 $58,943 27%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 93% $24,250 $43,128 93%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 86% $26,625 $42,682 86%

Salary Scores for ACU Master's Degrees

ACU ranks higher than 37% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 56% Not Reported $62,111 56%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 18% $63,870 $38,289 18%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 8% $41,000 $46,790 8%
Educational Administration and Supervision 11% $35,367 $40,089 11%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 14% Not Reported $34,526 14%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 77% $39,983 $63,005 77%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 91% Not Reported $72,543 91%

Abilene Christian University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Nathan 12/5/2019

If only I would have know that ACU is about cookie-cutting students to fit a certain mold, I would have never attended or accepted their money. The capstone course designed for the COBA accounting programs is a joke. The senior capstone courses are supposedly designed to incorporate what a student has learned through their degree program. However, for accounting students this is not the case. Accounting students are required to complete a Strategic Management class for their capstone that has absolutely nothing... Read More

C.B. 11/9/2018

Because the GERs for this school require so many religious study type classes (most of which you are "encouraged" to take in your first two years) it is very hard to transfer those credits to another school who will take them seriously. They all transferred as electives. Even my Religious Writing class, which ACU classified as an LA credit was only accepted as an Elective. The teachers are unnecessarily hard and will lower your grade if you disagree with their opinion or religion. Some of them take pride in... Read More