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Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University, founded in 1873, is a private, church-affiliated university. It is a major teaching and research university with the feel of a small college. It is large enough to challenge and small enough to care, an affordable, private university with a faculty that cares, friends who last, values you expect and viewpoints you don't. TCU attracts and serves those who want to lead and learn. Its 237-acre campus is located three miles from downtown Fort Worth.

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Web Sitewww.tcu.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students8,640
   Women5,145 (59.5%)
   Men3,495 (40.5%)
Graduate Students1,285

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate47% of 18,551 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math550-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading540-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing540-640 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite25-29 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$53,730
Tuition and Fees
$38,600
Room and Board
$11,380
Average Percent of Need Met68%
Average Freshman Award$22,068
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$38,317

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
588
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 10% of classes
50-59 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Fort Worth Population792,727
Nearest Metropolitan AreaDallas-Fort Worth
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing98% of freshmen, 48% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotHorned Frogs
Sororities53% of women participate
Fraternities42% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
5.4% Black/African-American
11.1% Hispanic/Latino
0.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.3% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students4.5% from 61 countries
First-Year Students Returning90.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
58.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
72%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
22%
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.51 3.83 574 575 568 27
Low 2.35 2.30 400 380 420 14
High 4.00 5.00 750 800 750 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Since 1956 TCU has offered a Ranch Management Program.

• TCU's student escort service, called "Froggie Five-0" for its frog mascot, involves uniformed students accompanying other students between two points on campus.

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