Texas Christian University: Ranking & Review

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Fort Worth Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 282 912
Top 6%

Texas Christian University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate41%40%42%
Applicants19,7408,08211,658
Admissions8,1103,1954,915
Enrolled undergraduates1,9558251,130
Enrolled total (including graduate students)10,4894,3246,165

298 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

191 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $60.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores618
Percent of students submitting SAT scores32%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
615
Math
615

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,330
Percent of students submitting ACT scores68%
ACT Composite
27
ACT English
29
ACT Math
27

Texas Christian University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $62,970 $62,970
Off-campus $62,970 $62,970
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,360 and other expenses per full academic year.

Texas Christian University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,257 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $44,670 $44,670
Fees for full-time undergraduates $90 $90
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,890 $1,890
Tuition for Full-time graduates $27,990 $27,990
Fees for full-time graduates $48 $48
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,555 $1,555

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 515 206 721
Health Professions and Related Programs 298 66 81 445
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 306 16 322
Social Sciences 203 203
Education 88 65 12 165
Visual and Performing Arts 128 24 3 155
Psychology 109 8 2 119
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 84 8 92
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 51 33 84
Physical Sciences 45 19 7 71
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 31 27 58
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 34 9 43
English Language and Literature & Letters 33 1 5 39
Engineering 39 39
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 38 38
History 19 1 6 26
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 18 8 26
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 25 1 26
Natural Resources and Conservation 14 3 17
Mathematics and Statistics 14 2 16
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 13 13
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10 10
Philosophy and Religious Studies 8 8
Theology and Religious Vocations
Grand Total252,0994961162,736

A total of 2,124 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Texas Christian University.

At the master's and doctor's level 612 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate83%80%85%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesTCU
Founded1873
MottoDisciplina est Facultas
Knowledge is Power
Religious affiliationChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Mission StatementTo educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community.
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,287
Instructional FTE778
Research FTE15
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitetcu.edu
Address2800 S University Dr
Fort Worth, Texas, 76129
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone8172577000
Fax+1 (817) 257 5256

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