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Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$50,720
Tuition and Fees
$36,590
Room and Board
$10,980
Books and Supplies
$1,050
Other Expenses
$2,100
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinancialaid@tcu.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlineMay 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003636
Free

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,153 (62.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need746 (64.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid735 (98.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met228 (31.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met70%
Average Award$21,669
Need-Based Gift
Received by 721 (98.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $18,555
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 534 (72.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,773
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 471 (64.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift491 (26.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,166
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants4,352 (53.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need3,554 (43.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid3,463 (97.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met822 (23.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met62%
Average Award$21,185
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,240 (93.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,990
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,592 (74.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,817
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,993 (57.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,846 (22.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,263
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
41%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$38,516
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
9.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
2.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State LoansAvailable
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Religious affiliation scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
3,084
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Agriculture, Military Science, Business, Communication, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
417
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Theater/Drama, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Dance
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
374
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Religious Involvement, Memberships, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children of Workers in Trades, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Previous College Experience, Relatives of Clergy, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
673
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Adult Students, Veterans' Children, Children of Educators, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Relatives of Clergy, Children of Workers in Trades, Ethnic Background, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Veterans, Children of Faculty/Staff
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,761
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.52 3.86 588 563 555 26
Low 2.20 2.64 430 440 390 16
High 4.00 4.93 800 760 790 35
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