TCU is ranked among the top national universities and offers the opportunities of a large university and close mentoring of a smaller college.

Total enrollment is 11,400 (9,700 undergraduates). Students conduct research alongside some of the nation’s top professors. Our culture focuses on leadership and ethics, while respecting a range of personal and religious views.

Nearly all campus buildings have been renovated or newly built, including state-of-the-art recreational facilities and dormitories. School spirit is contagious and students love cheering for our NCAA Division 1 sports teams.

TCU is located in Fort Worth, ranked the #1 US city for finding a job (, abundant with internship opportunities. Dallas/Fort Worth is the nation’s 4th largest metropolitan area, and TCU is 35 minutes from D/FW International Airport. 

Basic details

  • Region: South
  • Location: Fort Worth, Texas
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 43%
  • Average ACT range: 26-31
  • Average SAT range: 1150-1340
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Anthropology; Art History; Arts; Astronomy; Biology; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Dance; Design; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; Geography; Geology; History; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Journalism; Languages; Liberal Arts; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Military Sciences; Music; Neuroscience; Nursing; Nutrition; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Public Relations/Affairs; Social Work; Sociology; Theology/Religion
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  • International students are eligible for: Need-based aid; Merit-based scholarships
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $72,080


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Golf; Women's Rifle; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Women's Volleyball

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