Texas Christian University

2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76129
Texas Christian University (commonly referred to as TCU) is a non-profit, private education institution in Fort Worth, Texas. It has a religeous affiliation with Disciples of Christ Christian Church.

Programs offered at TCU include bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs in more than 41 fields of study and 141 disciplines. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Dietetic Association - Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.

Dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs are available at this school. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (817) 257 -7000 Website: www.tcu.edu/
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 681
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 8,241
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 1,297
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 38%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 40


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School Diploma or Equivalent
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Transcript
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 520 630
SAT Math 540 650
ACT Composite 24 29
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 19,170
Accepted 7,219
Acceptance Rate 38%
Enrolled 1,873

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 96% Full-time 4% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 42% Full-time 58% Part-time
Student Gender 42% Men 58% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

73% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
5% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
10% Hispanic/Latino 3% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 7% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 36% $ 7,122
Local Grant 16% $4,153
Institutional Grant 67% $ 13,351
Student Loans 38% $ 8,257

Majors & Degrees


Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Agricultural Business and Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Farm Farm and Ranch Management 29 - 2 - -

Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Science - - 12 5 -

Natural Resources Management and Policy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Natural Resources Management and Policy - - 5 3 -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 27 7 -

Radio, Television, and Digital Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Radio and Television - - 45 - -
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication - - 3 - -

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 27 7 -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Broadcast Journalism - - 16 - -
Journalism - - 14 - -
Photojournalism - - 1 - -
Journalism - - 1 3 -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication - - - 3 -
Organizational Communication - - 70 3 -
International and Intercultural Communication - - 8 3 -
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication - - 128 3 -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Broadcast Journalism - - 16 - -
Journalism - - 14 - -
Photojournalism - - 1 - -
Journalism - - 1 3 -

Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication - - - 3 -
Organizational Communication - - 70 3 -
International and Intercultural Communication - - 8 3 -
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication - - 128 3 -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Systems Analysis

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Systems Analysis - - 17 - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Technology - - 3 - -
Computer and Information Sciences - - 4 - -

Education

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 20 7

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 6 - -
General Science Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 12 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Art Teacher Education - - 2 2 -
Music Teacher Education - - 23 2 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 2 2 -
English Teacher Education - - 10 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 10 2 2

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 1 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - - 7 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 3 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 37 3 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 37 8 -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 2 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 1 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - - 7 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 3 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 37 3 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 37 8 -

Social and Philosophical Foundations Of Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social and Philosophical Foundations Of Education - - - 1 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 6 - -
General Science Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 12 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Art Teacher Education - - 2 2 -
Music Teacher Education - - 23 2 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 2 2 -
English Teacher Education - - 10 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 10 2 2

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 8 -
Education Of Hearing Impaired - - 2 8 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 16 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 8 -
Education Of Hearing Impaired - - 2 8 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 6 - -
General Science Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 12 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Art Teacher Education - - 2 2 -
Music Teacher Education - - 23 2 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 2 2 -
English Teacher Education - - 10 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 10 2 2

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 20 7

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - 38 - -

Education

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 20 7

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 6 - -
General Science Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 12 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Art Teacher Education - - 2 2 -
Music Teacher Education - - 23 2 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 2 2 -
English Teacher Education - - 10 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 10 2 2

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 1 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - - 7 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 3 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 37 3 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 37 8 -

Curriculum and Instruction

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - - - 2 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - - 1 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - - - 7 -
Secondary Education and Teaching - - - 3 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 37 3 -
Junior High and Middle School Education and Teaching - - 37 8 -

Social and Philosophical Foundations Of Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social and Philosophical Foundations Of Education - - - 1 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 6 - -
General Science Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 12 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Art Teacher Education - - 2 2 -
Music Teacher Education - - 23 2 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 2 2 -
English Teacher Education - - 10 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 10 2 2

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 8 -
Education Of Hearing Impaired - - 2 8 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 16 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 8 -
Education Of Hearing Impaired - - 2 8 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Studies Teacher Education - - 6 - -
General Science Teacher Education - - 6 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 12 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 5 2 -
Art Teacher Education - - 2 2 -
Music Teacher Education - - 23 2 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 2 2 -
English Teacher Education - - 10 2 -
General Science Teacher Education - - 10 2 2

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 20 7

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
German Language and Literature - - 2 - -

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
French Language and Literature - - 4 - -
Spanish Language and Literature - - 16 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 52 4 -

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biochemistry - - 4 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 52 4 -

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Neuroscience - - 5 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 20 4 4

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Creative Writing - - 9 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - - 31 -
General Studies - - 50 31 -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 20 4 4

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Creative Writing - - 9 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - - 31 -
General Studies - - 50 31 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sports Studies - - 2 - -
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 8 - -
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 8 1 -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy - - 6 - -

Religion Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Religion Religious Studies - - 16 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Nutrition Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Nutrition Sciences - - 2 - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sports Studies - - 2 - -
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 8 - -
Kinesiology and Exercise Science - - 8 1 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 15 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 4 1 3

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - - 1 2

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 10 7 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 4 1 3

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Astronomy and Astrophysics - - 1 - -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 10 7 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 16 - -

Social Sciences

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 7 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 17 - -

International Relations and National Security Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Relations and Affairs - - 10 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 48 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 3 - -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 40 - -
International Economics - - 6 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 23 - -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 4 1 3

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - - 1 2

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 10 7 -

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 4 1 3

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Astronomy and Astrophysics - - 1 - -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 10 7 -

Psychology

Research and Experimental Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Developmental and Child Psychology - - 13 - -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 63 10 5

Visual and Performing Arts

Film Video and Photographic Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Photography - - 6 - -

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Art History, Criticism and Conservation - - 8 - -
Printmaking - - 2 - -
Art History, Criticism and Conservation - - 2 6 -
Fine Studio Arts - - 2 4 -
Painting - - 4 4 -
Sculpture - - 1 4 -

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Conducting - - - 2 -
Music - - 9 2 -
Voice and Opera - - 9 2 -
Keyboard Instruments 5 - 9 5 -
Music Performance 5 - 9 7 -
Stringed Instruments 5 - 9 3 -
Voice and Opera 5 - 1 3 -
Music Theory and Composition 5 - 2 3 -
Stringed Instruments 5 - 3 3 -
Keyboard Instruments 5 - 3 3 -
Music Performance 5 - 1 3 -

Dance

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Ballet - - 7 - -
Dance - - 10 - -

Design and Applied Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Interior Design - - 14 - -
Graphic Design - - 14 - -

Drama Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Directing and Theatrical Production - - 3 - -
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts - - 5 - -
Acting - - 7 - -
Musical Theatre - - 3 - -
Technical Theatre Theatre Design and Technology - - 2 - -

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Art History, Criticism and Conservation - - 8 - -
Printmaking - - 2 - -
Art History, Criticism and Conservation - - 2 6 -
Fine Studio Arts - - 2 4 -
Painting - - 4 4 -
Sculpture - - 1 4 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 29 2 5

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Finance - - 4 - -
Finance - - 86 - -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 53 - -
International Marketing - - 4 - -

Real Estate

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Real Estate - - 47 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 118 -
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 25 118 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 66 46 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - - 118 -
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management - - 25 118 -

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Actuarial Science - - 3 - -
Management Science - - 46 - -

Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fashion Merchandising - - 48 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 66 46 -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 1 - -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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