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Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University

+1 817-257-7000

2800 South University Drive Fort Worth, TX USA 76109

Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private research university in Fort Worth, Texas.

Founded in 1873 by brothers Addison and Randolph Clark, TCU continues its legacy of educating students in the classical tradition, preparing them to be global, ethical citizens. The university is affiliated with the Disciples of Christ, but more than 60 faiths are represented on campus. TCU is highly regarded for its business, nursing, and psychology programs; plus, its students have earned a reputation among the best for engagement and overall happiness. Its many notable alumni have pursued successful careers as politicians, entertainers, authors, and more.

Ranked 91 in the nation, TCU is a selective school with a comparatively small student population. Its acceptance rate is 48%. TCU boasts a small student-teacher ratio (13:1), and its enrollment comprises 9,704 undergraduates and 1,675 postgraduates. TCU’s tuition rate is $53,890 per year, plus fees. The university offers 116 undergraduate programs and 94 graduate programs. It follows a semester-based academic calendar.

TCU’s campus is located on 272 acres, just a few miles from downtown Fort Worth. The campus is highly regarded for its walkability, its tree-lined pathways, and its sustainability initiatives. When students aren’t enjoying TCU’s outdoor space, they might be participating in one of the university’s 275 student clubs or cheering on their Horned Frogs, who compete in the NCAA Division I Big 12 Conference. Noted as one of the best cities for young professionals and a top travel destination, Fort Worth provides students a sunny location with booming industry. Many students take advantage of Fort Worth’s career opportunities, as 80% of students participate in internships. Plus, the university’s “Make Your Major Work” program has a 100% career placement rate.

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