Texas Christian University (TCU)

Fort Worth, TX

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Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University Student Essentials

Texas Christian University Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Horned Frog
Nickname: TCU
Website: www.tcu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $34,590
Out-of-State Tuition: $34,590
Retention Rate: 90%
Enrollment: 10,136
Year Established: 1873

About TCU

Texas Christian University is a private school with an emphasis on the individual. The school strives to teach adaptability through critical thinking and creativity, so that its students will be prepared for whatever may lie in the future.

To help meet this goal, TCU offers a wide range of academics. There are over 200 programs of study, from undergraduate through doctoral levels, administered through eight schools and colleges. TCU also offers the unique one-year Ranch Management program.

Eligible students can apply for any number of extensive financial aid opportunities. Texas Christian University offers institutional scholarships based on academic, athletic or artistic achievement, as well as special interests like leadership and ethnic heritage. The school also participates in need-based state and federal programs, which require completion of the FAFSA.

With more than 200 student clubs and organizations, Texas Christian provides plenty of ways to get involved on campus. An essential component of student life at TCU is athletics. The Horned Frogs have emerged as an NCAA Division I football powerhouse. Formerly in the Mountain West Conference, TCU accepted an invitation to join the Big 12 Conference in October of 2011.

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TCU Map & Location

Texas Christian University
2800 S University Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76129


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Getting Around TCU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Fort Worth, TX

Winter
Dec
58
34
Jan
57
32
Feb
61
37
Spring
Mar
68
44
Apr
76
52
May
84
62
Summer
Jun
91
69
Jul
96
72
Aug
96
72
Fall
Sep
89
65
Oct
79
54
Nov
68
44

TCU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 8,661
Freshman Class 1,883
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 10,136

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 11%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 77%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 11%
African American 6%
Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 85%
Graduate 15%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%
Women 62%
Men 38%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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