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A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    A-
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    B-
Texas Christian University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Calvinist/Reformed
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big Twelve Conference
Address
2800 S University Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76129
Website
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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

Acceptance Rate
38%
Application Deadline
February 15
SAT Range
1070-1280
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$33,362/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $21,600/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,078/ year
  • $49-75k
    $26,735/ year
  • $76-110k
    $34,011/ year
  • $110k+
    $42,722/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.97 responses
57%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.108 responses
44%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.108 responses
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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,608Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
11%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 63 responses
Report
  • Wealthy, Friendly, Intelligent, Party- Animals
    40%
  • Wealthy, usually entitled but not always
    16%
  • All American
    14%
  • Friendly, easy going
    13%
  • Conservative, Ignorant, Pompous, Nouveau Riche
    6%
  • Wealthy, friendly, conservative, welcoming
    6%
  • Rich
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.126 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.156 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 68 responses
Report
  • Community oriented
    38%
  • Friendly
    34%
  • Greek
    24%
  • Home away from home
    1%
  • Sends students to MKUltra & Psych Wards
    1%
  • Supportive
    1%
  • Fast-paced
    0%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$49,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
77%
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
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Texas Christian University Reviews

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I transferred into TCU at the beginning of the 2017 fall semester from a local community college. They were so incredibly welcoming, and had events and tours specifically for transfer students. There were so many of us, I made a ton of friends! I love this campus, they're constantly doing work on it, making the students' and faculty's lives at school that much more enjoyable. The grass is always green, they change the flowers for the season, there are a ton of resources everywhere you look and all of my professors know me by name because there aren't that many students per class. All around, it's my dream University.
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TCU is amazing! I loved the small class sizes, the attention paid to each student by professors, the growth that is encouraged, the amount of ways to get involved on campus and in the community, the delicious food in the cafeteria area, the safety precautions taken, the friendliness and general camaraderie of staff and students, and of course the football! The only thing I was concerned about is the lack of diversity. As such a small school, I expected for there to be more of a mix of cultures and ethnicities to learn from - of course there are opportunities all around as far as cultural learning goes, but the cultural immersion is just subpar I'd say.
The campus was really pretty! The students and faculty were very polite and kind, they had a lot to offer when we did the college tour. Dorms were very neat and organized, there were no things out of place at all. The social life of the campus is outstanding, the students presented themselves as having fun but also taking their education serious.