Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University


is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas. The campus is located on 272 acres (1.10 km2) about three miles (8 km) from downtown Fort Worth. TCU is affiliated with, but not governed by, the Disciples of Christ. Its mascot is the "horned frog". For most varsity sports TCU competes in the Big 12 conference of the NCAA's Division I. The university enrolls around 9,725 students, with 8,456 being undergraduates. As of October 2011, TCU's total endowment was $1.2 billion. Texas Christian University was founded by East Texas brothers Addison & Randolph Clark, together with the support of their father Joseph A. Clark. The Clarks were scholar-preacher/teachers associated with the Restoration Movement. These early leaders of the Restoration Movement were the spiritual ancestors of the modern Disciples of Christ, as well as major proponents of education.

  • Email: webmaster@tcu.edu

  • Phone: 817.257.7000

  • Type of University: Private non-profit college


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Standardized Test Requirements

All applicants recommened to submit SAT subject test result.

% of freshman submitting SAT scores: 60%
% of freshman submitting ACT scores: 39%

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Cost of attendance

Tuition and fees$40,720
Room and board$11,800
Books and supplies$1,050
Personal Expenses$3,500

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