What does it cost to attend?

The registration fee for Acton University Online is $300.

For qualified applicants, funding may be available from our generous donors. If you would like to apply for financial aid, you can submit your request here.


When is my registration fee due?

Payment is due when registering.


How do I pay the registration fee?

Online payment will be processed through the registration system, powered by Eventbrite.


Do you have a refund policy?

In order to receive a full refund, cancellations must be processed through Eventbrite no later than Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM EST. If a cancellation is received after this deadline, all monies paid to Acton University Online will be forfeited.

Registrants may apply for financial aid or a discount to help off-set the costs to attend Acton University 2020.

You can apply here.

Who can participate in Acton University Online?

Acton University Online is open to anyone and everyone who is interested in learning more about intellectual foundations of a free society.


Who attends the in-person Acton University?

In 2019, more than 900 people attended Acton University from 80+ countries. This group included…

  • Undergraduate and graduate students studying religion, theology, economics, political science, business, philosophy, and history
  • Faith-based leaders from many faith traditions: pastors, priests, seminarians, church staff, and congregational lay leaders
  • Nonprofit and development leaders from secular, political, governmental, and faith-based backgrounds
  • Business and economic leaders, teachers, and students
  • Entrepreneurs, small business leaders, and those who aspire to be
  • Academics: professors, doctoral candidates, and university support staff
  • Everyday citizens who want to learn more about the connection between religion, liberty, and sound economic principles


What is an Acton Alumnus?

Anyone who has attended Acton’s four core lectures is an Acton alumnus. These lectures cover the foundations of:

  1. Christian Anthropology
  2. Natural Law
  3. Basic Economics
  4. Good Governance

This includes past attendees of Acton University, Toward a Free and Virtuous Society (FAVS), City FAVS, and Liberty & Markets colloquia.

How old do you need to be to participate in Acton University Online?

While the content of Acton University Online is designed for adult attendees who are 18 years old or older, there is no minimum age necessary to register and participate. Minors must have the permission of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s) to register.


How do I register?

  1. Complete the registration form, powered by Eventbrite, on our homepage at university.acton.org or on Eventbrite at auonline.eventbrite.com.
  2. If you wish to apply for financial aid/discount, please complete the form here before registering. We'll be in touch with you with information on your eligibility.


How do I modify my registration?

Any modifications, changes, cancellations or refund requests must be processed through Eventbrite.