Texas Christian University Rankings

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In the World#735 of 14178
In North America#251 of 2629
In the United States#224 of 2528
In Texas#16 of 119
In Fort Worth#1 of 4

Quick Review

Religion
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Acceptance rate
47%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
28
Avg. cost to attend
$37,509 /y
Aid receiving
83%
Undergraduates
9,474
Graduates
1,550
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
tcu.edu

Texas Christian University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate47%44%49%
Applicants19,0287,73211,269
Admissions8,9663,4125,554
Freshmen enrolled full time2,1538341,319
Freshmen enrolled part time633

110 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

196 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
877 or 41%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1150
or below

75% of them
had 1350
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Texas Christian University are 1150-1350 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,259 or 58%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 25
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Texas Christian University are 25-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White7407 (67%)
Hispanic1565 (14%)
Black or African American602 (5%)
Nonresident Alien546 (5%)
Asian337 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown257 (2%)
Two or more races223 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander24 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native24 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$37,509/year
Average aid awarded
$27,906
Students receiving aid
83%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$21,286
$30-48K$23,246
$48-75K$29,929
$75-110K$33,664
$110K+$47,113

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$49,160$30,780
Tuition in-state$49,160$30,780
Tuition out-of-state$49,160$30,780
Fee in-district$90$48
Fee in-state$90$48
Fee out-of-state$90$48

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity4,780
Combined charge for room and board$13,200
Room charge$8,060
Meal charge$5,140

Texas Christian University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse186
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication1527
Finance, General139
Accounting8052
Speech Communication and Rhetoric1135
Business Administration and Management, General113
Psychology, General9164
Biology & Biological Sciences, General8910
Economics, General91
Political Science and Government, General84
Marketing & Marketing Management, General78
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies68
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management527
General Studies58
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist3919
Computer Systems Analysis & Analyst57
Engineering, General56
Early Childhood Education and Teaching52
Fashion Merchandising50
Nurse Anesthetist50
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies2721
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other46
Real Estate45
Social Work2419
Movement Therapy and Movement Education35
Educational Leadership and Administration, General304
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies32
Mass Communication & Media Studies30
Developmental and Child Psychology254
English Language and Literature, General1954
History, General2023
Music Teacher Education231
Natural Sciences23
Curriculum and Instruction211
Mathematics, General1721
Journalism19
Sociology17
Physics, General611
Interior Design17
Environmental Science133
Geography16
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services151
Writing, General15
Geology & Earth Science, General69
Chemistry, General78
Dietetics & Dietitian15
Kinesiology and Exercise Science13
Special Education and Teaching, General13
Keyboard Instruments651
Music Performance, General353
Computer and Information Sciences, General11
Music, General11
Sports Studies11
Research and Development Management11
Nursing Practice11
Design and Visual Communications, General10
Graphic Design10
Clinical Nurse Leader10
Fine & Studio Arts, General63
Musical Theatre9
Art History, Criticism and Conservation36
Spanish Language and Literature8
Youth Services & Administration8
Nursing Administration8
Actuarial Science7
English & Language Arts Teacher Education7
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General7
Athletic Training & Trainer7
International Relations and Affairs6
Information Technology6
Music Theory and Composition141
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist6
Stringed Instruments33
Anthropology6
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration6
Voice and Opera32
French Language and Literature5
International Economics5
Religion & Religious Studies5
Acting5
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education212
Education, General5
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth5
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing5
Dance, General4
Biochemistry4
Mathematics Teacher Education4
Social Studies Teacher Education3
Ballet3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Farm & Farm and Ranch Management3
Neuroscience3
Philosophy3
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other3
Painting3
Art Teacher Education3
Conducting12
International Finance2
Photography2
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other2
International Marketing2
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General2
Clinical Nurse Specialist2
Physics, Other2
Rhetoric and Composition2
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other1
Sculpture1
Printmaking1
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness1
Women's Studies1
Bilingual and Multilingual Education1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology1
Natural Resources Management and Policy1
Biophysics1
Grand Total2,237479122
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate83%78%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

Publications & Citations

Publications
8,430
Citations
324,244

Publication count by topic

Psychology
1,900
Chemistry
910
Medicine
745
Business
641
Sociology
512
Economics
415
Computer science
347
Biology
332
Materials science
319
Political science
306
Mathematics
291
Physics
288
History
218
Art
156
Geology
154
Engineering
133
Philosophy
120
Environmental science
65
Geography
62

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business11068,126
Economics29030,853
Sociology30619,902
Psychology41670,572
History642312
Philosophy656331
Geology6596,719
Political science6962,081
Physics71619,068
Art867123
Computer science97713,116
Engineering9815,844
Medicine112317,994
Chemistry139414,940
Mathematics14074,418
Biology151712,146
Geography1554738
Environmental science16721,366
Materials science18514,302

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199085736
199188782
199268915
1993101936
19941141083
19951061136
19961131251
19971181551
19981121649
19991371885
20001272211
20011422445
20021533329
20031574019
20041604495
20051545618
20062016957
20072298020
20082239209
200923211667
201024911939
201127714256
201230416881
201333919168
201435821670
201536622396
201640821402
201740921008
201834119231
201944322855
202047224501

General info

Alternative namesTCU
Founded1873
WikipediaTexas Christian University
MottoDisciplina est Facultas
Knowledge is Power
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff2,443
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address2800 S University Dr
Fort Worth, Texas, 76129
United States
City population812,000
Phone8172577000
Fax+1 (817) 257 5256

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