9,011
Students
Financial aid thermometer
30,763
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
41
41%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Texas Christian University is a University institution located in Fort Worth, TX, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admission
Box 297013
Fort Worth, TX  76129
United States
Contact Mr. Mike Mooneyham
Director of Freshman Admission
Email: frogmail@tcu.edu
Phone: 817-257-7490
Fax: 817-257-7268

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Actuarial Science Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
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International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
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International Marketing Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio, Television, And Digital Communication Related Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Dietetics Checkmark
Dietetics And Clinical Nutrition Services Related Checkmark
Movement Therapy And Movement Education Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Sports Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy And Astrophysics Related Checkmark
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Geological And Earth Sciences/geosciences Related Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Developmental And Child Psychology Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geography Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Religious/sacred Music Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
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Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
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Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19,740
Applied
8,110
Accepted
9,011
Enrolled
41%
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Female Admissions

11,658
Females Applied
4,915
Females Accepted
42%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,082
Males Applied
3,195
Males Accepted
40%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen February 1st April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 5th
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 570 660
SAT Math 560 670
ACT Composite 28 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

46,860
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Fees

90
Full-time student fees
12,804
Room & board
7,820
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

30,763
Avg. Financial Aid Package
30,307
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
37,203
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,511
Avg. Loan Aid
17,963
Avg. Grant Aid
27,790
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
27%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

9,011
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.48%
Black or African American 5.44%
White or Caucasian 70.68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.82%
Asian 3.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.22%
Two or more races 0.4%
Other 1.26%

Gender

Male (40.71%)
Female (59.29%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 48%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Student Government Associate Fall Concert, Christmas Tree lighting and Football Games

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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More
local coed music fraternities
Most popular organizations:
The Crew, Catholic Community, Ignite, LEAPS and Business School organizations

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
emergency call boxes, video surveillance in parking lots, self-defense education, lighted sidewalks, Emergency Mass Notification System

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No No No
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo No Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Checkmark No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery No Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing No Checkmark No
Rowing No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon No Checkmark No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

1,020
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 669
Part-time - 351
Male - 515
Female - 505