Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

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Undergrad Transfer

Tuition & Fees

$51,660

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,966
Declined 10,062
Total Received 19,028
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Private

9,474

undergraduate students

1,550

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Texas Christian University, founded in 1873, is a private, church-affiliated university. Its 299-acre campus is located three miles from downtown Fort Worth.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 11,024
Established in 1873
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

302-acre, suburban campus in Fort Worth (population: 895,008). Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Dallas-Fort Worth (30 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dallas-Fort Worth International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • College Republicans
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • Dream Outside the Box
  • American Marketing Association

Top Events

  • The End Friday Night events
  • Christmas Tree Lighting
  • Football Games

Fun Facts

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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
47%
Top 1/4
75%
Top 1/2
95%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
52%
500-599
30%
400-499
4%
700-800
19%
600-699
44%
500-599
32%
400-499
4%
30-36
35%
24-29
49%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,966
Declined 10,062
Total Received 19,028

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
interview
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 75
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $51,570
Room & board $14,040
Additional fees $90
Books & supplies $900
Other fees $3,828
Total $70,428

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Equestrian sports
Football
Golf
Riflery
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

elite dance, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other
Athletic Training/Trainer
Ballet
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Developmental and Child Psychology
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
Dietetics/Dietitian
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Ethnic Studies
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Information Technology
Interior Design
International Economics
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Keyboard Instruments
Latin American Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Movement Therapy and Movement Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Natural Sciences
Neuroscience
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Printmaking
Psychology, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Sports Studies
Stringed Instruments
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Voice and Opera
Women's Studies
Writing, General
Youth Services/Administration
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

11,024

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

9,474
students

Female
58%
5,529

Male
42%
3,945

14%

1,550
students

Female
58%
893

Male
42%
657

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

9,219
students

Female
59%
5,403

Male
41%
3,816

3%

255
students

Female
50%
126

Male
50%
129

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 91%
Student 4 year graduation rate 71%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

359

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
  • Talking books
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