#4 Best Private Colleges in Texas

Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, Texas

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Student Population
Texas Christian University overview
Location Fort Worth, Texas
Online tcu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Texas Christian University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Fort Worth, Texas, Texas Christian University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) faith. In the most recent statistical year 19,028 prospective students applied, and 8,966 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,159 enrolled in the school.  10,486 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 432 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $49,160 plus fees of $90. TCU is ranked 79 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



TCU is rated within the top 18% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very High
Texas Christian University overview
SAT 1150/1350
ACT 25/31
GPA 3.68
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Texas Christian University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$90
Room and Board $13,200
Budget for Other Expenses$5,064
Total One Year Cost$68,414

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$57,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
74% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Texas Christian University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Communication 18%
Health Professions 13%
Social Sciences 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228875 IPEDS survey data for Texas Christian University.

Current students may use the Texas Christian University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.