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Texas Christian University

The Texas Christian University is a research-based private university located in Fort Worth, Texas in the United States. The university was established in 1873 by Addison and Randolph Clark as Add-Ran Male & Female College. It is a church affiliated university.  The Motto of the university is “Disciplina est Facultas” which means “Knowledge is Power' '.

Texas Christian University, History

Texas Christian University was established by Addison and Randolph Clark in 1873. It is a church affiliated university

Texas Christian University, USP

Texas Christian University is among the best universities in the United States. The university is famous for its courses in Business and Journalism/Strategic Communications. These account for more than 40 % of the undergraduate students in the university.

Texas Christian University, Campus

The main campus of Texas Christian University is located in downtown Fort Worth. The campus is divided into three areas; residential area, academic area and Worth Hills. The residential area and the academic areas are separated by University Drive (an oak lined street). The residence hall and the campus are located in the west and the library, chapel and most academic buildings are located in the east. The campus of Texas Christian University is Green and environmentally progressive with LEED gold buildings, underways and a centralized Energy Management. It works on sustainable practices of recycling, water-saving evapo-transpiration irrigation systems and an on-campus greenhouse. 

Texas Christian University, Library

The Library of Texas Christian University is popularly known as Mary Couts Burnett Library. It provides intellectual tools, innovative technology and an inspiring physical and virtual space. It provides access to quality information resources that inspire curiosity, creativity and innovation. The library has millions of volumes, journals and magazines. It also provides access to thousands of eJournals and eBooks.

Texas Christian University, Schools and Colleges

The Schools and Colleges of the Texas Christian University are – 

  • Addran College of Liberal Arts
  • Bob Schieffer College of Communication
  • College of Education
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Science and Engineering
  • Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • M.J. Neeley School of Business
  • TCU and School of Medicine
  • School of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • John V. Roach Honors College

Texas Christian University, Courses

Some of the courses of the Texas Christian University are – 

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Allied Health Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese
  • Classical Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice
  • Dance
  • Design Studies
  • Dietetics
  • Economics
  • Energy MBA
  • Engineering

Students can find their desired courses on the official website of the university that is 

Texas Christian University, Rankings and Achievements

The rankings of the Texas Christian University are –

  • Texas Christian University ranked 188 in Forbes ranking of universities.
  • It ranked 80 according to U.S News & World Report.
  • The university ranked 252 in Washington Monthly.
  • It ranked 205 in the ranking of THE/WSJ. 
  • The University ranked 130 in Education, 79 in Nursing Doctorate and 105 in Nursing Master’s in US NEWS graduate school rankings.

Texas Christian University, Alumni

The notable alumni of The Texas Christian University are – 

  • John Davis – Billionaire Entrepreneur
  • Wendy Davis – State Senator
  • S. Maurice Hicks – Judge
  • Kyle Bass – Founder of Hayman Capital Management
  • Norman Alden – Actor
  • Dan Jenkins – Author
  • Tudi Roche – Actress
  • Sarah Rose Summers – Miss USA 2018
  • Cameron Norrie – British Tennis Player
  • Kim Collins – World 100m champion in 2003

Texas Christian University, Student life


The Texas Christian University has over 200 student organizations including Amnesty International, Habitat for Humanity and Invisible Children.  Students may involve themselves in various campus ministries like Disciples on campus, a Christian church student group. Other groups are Ignite, catholic community, TCU Wesley, the Latter Day Saint Student Association and Cru. There are some religious groups like Muslim Student Association and Hillel (a Jewish student group). 


The Bob Schieffer College of Communication of Texas Christian University publishes many student run publications like- 

  • Skiff x 30 – It is the weekly newspaper of the university
  • – online news platform
  • Image Magazine – student magazine
  • The Horned Frog – School yearbook
  • KTCU-FM 88.7 – Radio station 
  • Eleven40seven – student run undergraduate journal


Texas Christian University varsity sports have eight men’s and ten women’s squads. Men’s sports include baseball, football, swimming, golf, basketball, track and field, cross country and tennis. Women’s sports include soccer, rifle, equestrian, basketball, golf, cross country, volleyball and tennis. 


The Texas Christian University provides various residence options to their students. More than half of the university students live on campus. Housing of the university is divided into 16 residence halls. Some of the halls of the university are – 

  • Clark Hall – first year
  • Colby Hall – first year
  • Foster Hall – first year
  • King & Wright hall- mixed classification
  • Milton Daniel hall – mixed classification
  • Hays Hall – upper division
  • Richards & Arnold Halls – upper division
  • FSL Women’s Hall – upper division

Texas Christian University, Top Landmarks

The Famous places to visit around the Texas Christian University are-

  • Texas State Capitol
  • San Antonio RiverWalk
  • The Houston Museum of Natural Sciences
  • The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
  • Natural Bridge Caverns
  • Galveston-Port Bolivar Ferry
  • Fort Worth Zoo
  • Waco Mammoth National Monument
  • USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
  • Lake Texoma

Texas Christian University, Food and Drinks

  • Buc Ee's corporate

  • Beyond Burger
  • Gringo’s Mexican Kitchen
  • Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
  • Gus’ Restaurant
  • Top Water Grill
  • Basil House
  • Boyd’s Cajun Grill Express
  • Taqueria El Jaliciense
  • Bases Hamburgers

Texas Christian University, Entry Requirements

The entry requirements of Texas Christian University are – 

  • GPA of 3.5 and above
  • SAT score above 1200
  • Act score above 28
  • IELTS 6.5 and above
  • TOEFL above 80

Students can further check their eligibility according to their desired courses on the official website of the university that is 

Texas Christian University, Scholarship

The Texas Christian University provides different types of scholarships like The Chancellor’s Scholarship which is for first year students. It is the university’s most competitive merit award and includes full tuition for eight semesters. For international students there are many types of scholarships available such as academic, merit, and excellence scholarships which are awarded to the meritorious students with a strong academic background and grades in school exams.

Where to apply

Students can directly apply on the official website of the Texas Christian University that is

Texas Christian University, Acceptance rate

The Acceptance rate of Texas Christian University is 48%.

Texas Christian University Programs

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IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in United States of America. To be able to get a successful admission in Texas Christian University in United States of America students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Texas Christian University Cost of studies


Bachlors: $49,160

Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees. 

Texas Christian University Deadlines

Undergraduate: February 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines. 

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