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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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
10,523
Undergraduates
4,020
Men - 38.2%
6,472
Women - 61.5%
1,750
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
56% of 16,197 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.7
SAT Math
623 average
560-680 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
620 average
580-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
26-31 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$78,550
Tuition and Fees
$57,220
Room and Board
$14,800
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Freshman Award
$42,805
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$44,580
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
698
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
12%
10-19
27%
20-29
29%
30-39
20%
40-49
7%
50-99
4%
Over 100
1%
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Fort Worth Population
792,727
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Dallas-Fort Worth
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
50% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Horned Frogs
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.2%
Asian
2.4%
Black/African-American
4.5%
Hispanic/Latino
17.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
68.8%
Unknown
1.8%
International Students
4.8% from 72 countries
First-Year Students Returning
91.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
72.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
93%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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