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Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of Attendance$53,730
Tuition and Fees
$38,600
Room and Board
$11,380
Books and Supplies
$1,050
Other Expenses
$2,700
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 DeadlineMarch 15
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003636
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile$25 for first college, $16 each additional

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants1,148 (65.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need787 (68.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid774 (98.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met213 (27.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met68%
Average Award$22,068
Need-Based Gift
Received by 757 (97.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,275
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 546 (70.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,559
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 489 (63.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift457 (25.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,367
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants4,334 (52.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need3,386 (40.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid3,309 (97.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met752 (22.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met62%
Average Award$22,885
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,147 (95.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,398
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,572 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,709
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,935 (58.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift1,995 (24.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $13,055
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
43%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$38,317
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
3,204
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
456
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
548
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
707
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
$1,772
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.58 3.94 599 597 592 27
Low 2.52 3.00 420 440 420 14
High 4.00 4.80 750 800 750 35
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