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Tuition & Fees

$42,670

$42,670

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

40%

60%

male

female

1
13

teacher

students

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Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,974
Declined + 10,449
Total Received 18,423
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Private (nonprofit)

8,894

undergraduate students

1,429

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Finance
  3. Communication Studies
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Codes

SAT 6820
ACT 4206

Test Scores

Not Reported

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Texas Christian University, founded in 1873, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 279-acre campus is located three miles from downtown Fort Worth.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 10,323
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Disciples of Christ
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CoA-NA (CoA-NA)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Fort Worth, TX

279-acre, suburban campus in Fort Worth (population: 812,238). Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Dallas-Fort Worth (30 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Texas Christian University
2800 South University Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76129

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
20 fraternities 41% of male students
 
20 sororities 55% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
44%
Top 1/4
76%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

43%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,974
Declined + 10,449
Total Received 18,423

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Raymond A. Brown
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 TCU-FROG
F: 817 257-7268
frogmail@tcu.edu

Cost

Tuition $42,580
Room $7,300
Board $4,700
Additional fees $90
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $55,720
Average Financial Aid - $27,603
Total with Avg. Aid $28,117

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,603

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,868,610
State $3,873,252
Institutional $62,757,792
Other external $1,852,315
Total $73,351,969

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $40,429,678
Other external $806,531
Total $41,236,209

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
equestrian sports
football
golf
riflery
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big 12 Conference (Football I-A)
Mascot
Horned Frog
School colors
purple and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Mathematics
Anthropology
Applied Geoscience
Art Education
Art History
Astronomy/Physics
Athletic Training
Ballet
Ballet/Modern Dance
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Energy
Business Information Systems
Business Information Systems/International
Chemistry
Child Development
Church Music
Clinical Nurse Leader
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Combined Sciences
Communication Studies
Computer Information Technology
Computer Science
Conducting
Conducting/Band
Conducting/Choral
Conducting/Orchestral
Coordinated Dietetics
Counseling/Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Curriculum & Instruction/Curriculum Studies
Curriculum & Instruction/Language & Literacy
Curriculum & Instruction/Mathematics Education
Curriculum & Instruction/Science Education
Curriculum Studies
Dance
Development Administration
Didactic Dietetics
Early Childhood Education/Bilingual
Early Childhood Education/ESOL
Early Childhood Education/Special Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
Engineering/Electrical/Energy Systems Focus
Engineering/Mechanical/Energy Systems Focus
English
Entrepreneurial Management
Entrepreneurial Management International
Environmental Management
Environmental Science
Fashion Merchandising
Film/TV/Digital Media
Film/Television/Digital Media/Sports Broadcasting
Finance
Finance/Real Estate
Finance/Real Estate International
Food Management
French
General Studies
Geography
Geology
German
Graphic Design
Guidance/Counseling
Habilitation of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Health Fitness
Higher Education Leadership
History
Instrumental Music Education
Instrumental Performance
Interior Design
International Accounting
International Economics
International Finance
International Marketing
Journalism
Kinesiology
Liberal Arts
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Middle School Education - English Language Arts & Reading-ESL
Middle School Education/Mathematics
Middle School Education/Science
Middle School Education/Social Studies
Ministry/Non-Profits
Modern Dance
Movement Science
Music
Music Composition
Music Education
Music Education/Piano Pedagogy
Music Theory
Musical Theatre
Musicology
Neuroscience
Nurse Administrator
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Nutrition
Organ Performance
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Education/Strength/Conditioning
Physics
Physics/Astrophysics
Physics/Biophysics
Piano Pedagogy
Piano Performance
Political Science
Political Science/International Relations
Pre-Health Professions
Professional Accounting
Psychology
Ranch Management
Religion
Rhetoric/Composition
Science Education
Secondary Education - English Language Arts & Reading with ESL
Secondary Education/Life Science
Secondary Education/Physical Science
Secondary Education/Social Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish/Hispanic Studies
Special Education
Speech Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology
Sports Psychology
Strategic Communication
Strategic Communications
String Performance
Studio Art
Studio Art/Ceramics
Studio Art/Painting
Studio Art/Photography
Studio Art/Printmaking
Studio Art/Sculpture
Supply/Value Chain Management
Supply/Value Chain Management/International
Theatre
Theatre Production
Theatre Studies
Theatre/Acting
Theatre/Design
Vocal Music Education
Vocal Performance
Voice Pedagogy
Wind/Percussion Performance
Writing
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Undergraduate

86%

8,894
students

Female
60%
5,347

Male
40%
3,547

Graduate

14%

1,429
students

Female
57%
815

Male
43%
614

undergraduateFull-time

96%

8,586
students

Female
61%
5,188

Male
39%
3,398

undergraduatePart-time

4%

308
students

Female
52%
159

Male
48%
149

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

66

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

58

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 66
Countries most often represented China
El Salvador
Honduras
Mexico
Panama
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Karen Scott
Director, International Admission
817 257-7871
k.scott@tcu.edu

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