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Texas Christian University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Texas Christian University Description:

Texas Christian University's 271-acre campus is located five miles from Fort Worth. In recent years the university has invested hundred of millions of dollars in new facilities and campus upgrades. The university is associated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). On the academic front, TCU has a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and the school highly values student-teacher interaction. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, TCU was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. In athletics, the Texas Christian Horned Frogs compete in the NCAA Division I Big 12 Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 9,727 (8,456 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 41% Male / 59% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $34,590
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,650
  • Other Expenses: $1,920
  • Total Cost: $48,360

Texas Christian University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 79%
  • Texas Christian Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 68%
    • Loans: 35%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $16,643
    • Loans: $7,839

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Advertising, Biology, Early Childhood Education, Fashion Merchandising, Finance, Management Science, Marketing, Nursing, Organizational Communication, Political Science, Psychology, Radio and Television

Graduation, Retention and Transfer Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 90%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 20%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 58%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 75%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Texas Christian University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.tcu.edu/at-a-glance.asp

"To educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community."

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