TCU Demographics & Diversity

Fort Worth, Texas

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at TCU are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Texas Christian University students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 5%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 5%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 42% more female students than male students enrolled at Texas Christian University with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, TCU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Texas Christian University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Texas Christian University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,508
Women 6,410

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

TCU serves a high number of out-of-state students with 60% of the student body residing outside of Texas or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Texas Christian University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 40%
Out of State 55%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,266 per year

11% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5%
Part time Undergrads 3.1%

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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