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Texas Christian University
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  • 4 Year
  • FORT WORTH, TX

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A+
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

2800 S UNIVERSITY DR
FORT WORTH, TX 76129
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big 12 Conference
From Texas Christian University

At Texas Christian University you'll find more than 100 areas of study at a Top 100 National Institution. Professors who are among the finest minds in their fields. A vibrant, active campus life where Horned Frogs cheer on comrades in Big 12 Athletics. First-rate campus living in all new and renovated residence halls nestled in one of the most beautiful campuses in the United States. All in an environment where faculty, staff and students from a variety of backgrounds can thrive, and where our campus community can challenge intellects and share experiences with mutual respect. At first glance, it almost feels like your search is over. But in reality your journey has just begun.

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Texas Christian University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
54%
SAT Range
1130-1350
ACT Range
26-31
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$42,574 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$29,211 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 103 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 134 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 134 responses

Majors

Teacher-Scholar Model

academic spotlight

At TCU, 98% of professors teach undergraduate classes and they practice the teacher-scholar model. This means that professors value building relationships as much as conducting research. Students graduate ready for future success because of the personal resources and attention they've received at TCU.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
10,523 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
0
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
14%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 84 responses
  • Wealthy, Friendly, Intelligent, Party- Animals
    37%
  • Wealthy, usually entitled but not always
    17%
  • Wealthy, friendly, conservative, welcoming
    15%
  • All American
    11%
  • Friendly, easy going
    11%
  • Rich
    4%
  • Well-rounded
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
65%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 152 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 182 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 93 responses
  • Community oriented
    33%
  • Friendly
    28%
  • Greek
    20%
  • Supportive
    8%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Balanced
    1%
  • Bigoted
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
83%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 81 responses

Texas Christian University Reviews

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