#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

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 21,145 prospective students applied, and 10,155 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,287 enrolled in the school.  10,997 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 382 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $51,570 plus fees of $90. TCU is ranked 77 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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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 1110/1320
ACT 25/31
Estimated GPA 3.68
Applications Accepted
Texas Christian University overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2023
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 $14,040
Budget for Other Expenses$5,228
Total One Year Cost$71,828

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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.

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