Billy Olson Olympic athlete

Billy Olson is an American Olympic pole vaulter who held several world records, including the first 19-foot indoor pole vault. Olson participated in the 1988 Summer Olympics and was to have been part of the U.S. team for the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics. Olson vaulted for Abilene High School and Abilene Christian University, from which he graduated.

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United States of America


1. Abilene Christian University Colleges/University

Abilene Christian University (ACU) is a private university located in Abilene, Texas, affiliated with Churches of Christ. ACU was founded in 1906, as Childers Classical Institute. ACU had a fall 2011 enrollment of 4,558 students, including 787 graduate students, from across the United States and 60 nations.

Institution info

Type Liberal arts college
2010. 266 mil. $
2009. 238 mil. $
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1600 Campus Court, 79699 - Abilene, Texas
2010. 3,806
2009. 3,916
2010. 922
Acceptance rate
2010. 64.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 21.5 K $
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