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Texas Christian University Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

Fort Worth, TX

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Social Studies 3 4
History    
Academic Electives 2  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted March 1
SAT Only Not used if submitted March 1
ACT Only Not used if submitted March 1
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2800 South University Drive
City, State, Zip
Fort Worth, TX 76129-0002
Phone
(800) 828-3764
Fax
 
E-mail
frogmail@tcu.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
December 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
47% of 19,028 applicants were admitted
Women
49% of 11,296 applicants were admitted
Men
44% of 7,732 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,292 (26%) of 8,966 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,377 (25%) of 5,554 admitted students enrolled
Men
915 (27%) of 3,412 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
51% of 855 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
62% of 9,957 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
1,690
Students Accepting Wait List Position
779
Students Admitted From Wait List
341

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
625 average
570-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
19%
Score of 600 - 700
44.7%
Score of 500 - 600
32.1%
Score of 400 - 500
4%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
620 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
12.9%
Score of 600 - 700
52.1%
Score of 500 - 600
30.5%
Score of 400 - 500
4.3%
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
28 average
25-31 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
35.7%
Score of 24 - 29
49%
Score of 18 - 23
14.1%
Score of 12 - 17
1.2%
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 47%
Top quarter: 75%
Top half: 95%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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