Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX, USA
4.27 Average Rating

Texas Christian University is a Tier 1 University with higher research activity and rated as having a more selective admissions process. The TCU mission is "to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community" through their 119 undegraduate areas of study, which have earned the school a ranking in the U.S. News & World Report as #78 in National Universities list. TCU has its own study programs in Seville, Spain, Florence, Italy, and London, England, and maintains affiliations with the Disciples of Christ and Brite Divinity School.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
41%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2020
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2020
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2020 May 1, 2020
Spring Regular Decision November 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
54%
Out-Of-State Students
48%
68%
Submitting ACT
32%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 30
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1285
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
10,489
Total Number of Undergrads
9,011
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
43%
20-39 Students
43%
40-99 Students
10%
100+ Students
1%
0
100
59%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
76%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$35,429
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$46,950
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$46,950
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$12,804
Books and Supplies
$950

Aid & Grants

0
100
74%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
13%
Average Aid Per Year
$24,864
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
13%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,153
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$23,749

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
29%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$14,693
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$18,126
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$218
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
200
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
51%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Horned Frog
School Colors
Purple/White
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Big Twelve Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Dallas
Houston
Austin
Los Angeles
New York
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
85%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$62,600
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What Students Are Saying

4.27 Average Rating
TCU is a place to meet students and staff who really care about you. There is a spot on campus for everyone, and so many different amazing communities to get connected with. In short, it's the perfect college experience!
Elise

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