Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

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Lead on to a bright future

Discover a world of limitless possibilities at Texas Christian University (TCU), where every day is an invitation to redefine your future. TCU offers you not just an education but an exhilarating journey of self-discovery and personal growth. Imagine a campus where your passions are not only explored but celebrated, where renowned professors are not just mentors but partners in your academic adventure. With a diverse range of 117 undergraduate programs, TCU empowers you to craft a unique path toward success. 

Located in Fort Worth and the #2 metro area in the nation for job growth, you'll find yourself immersed in a community that values academic excellence and personal growth. State-of-the-art facilities, vibrant campus spirit for our Big 12 NCAA teams and endless opportunities await. Come and discover the TCU difference—where your dreams are not just nurtured, but set free to soar. Where we foster leaders who are not just prepared for the future but poised to shape it. Your journey to success starts here, and we can't wait to be a part of it. Explore TCU and unlock the door to a future that's uniquely yours.


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TCU at a glance

 • Founded in 1873
• 302 acres in Fort Worth, Texas
• Total enrollment of 12,785: 10,915 undergraduates, 1,870 graduate students
• Students hail from 50 states and 88 nations
• 117 undergraduate areas of study
• 62 master’s programs
• 37 areas of doctoral study
• 2,367 employees
• 709 full-time faculty members
• 86% of faculty with the highest degree in their discipline
• First-year to sophomore retention rate of 94%
• Student-faculty ratio of about 13:1
• 100,000 living alumni
• School colors: Purple and White
• School mascot: The Horned Frog

Full-time tuition: $57,220
Housing and food: $14,800
Books and supplies: $800
Total fall and spring estimated direct cost: $72,820

The Office of Admission awards academic scholarships to our highest-achieving admitted students. First-year student awards are based primarily on a combination of grades, ACT or SAT scores and curriculum rigor. Meeting minimum GPA and test scores does not guarantee scholarship eligibility. For purposes of both admission and scholarship consideration, TCU super scores on both the ACT and the SAT. The SAT/ACT is optional in consideration of both admission and scholarship through 2025.

• Chancellor’s Scholarship: Full tuition for four years
• Dean’s Scholarship: $25,000 per year
• Faculty Scholarship: $22,000 per year
• TCU Scholarship: $18,000 per year
• Founders' Scholarship: $12,000 per year

• $62,262 average starting salary
• 84% of students employed, enrolled in graduate school or in military service within 6 months of graduation
• 81% of undergrads land internships
• 200+ in-person and 1,000+ virtual career events and employer meetups each year
• 2x national average acceptance rate into medical school

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