Texas Christian University
United States of America
Established in 1873 in Fort Worth, Texas, the Texas Christian University is a private university affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) but not governed by it.
The university comprises of 8 schools and colleges: School of Business; College of Communication; College of Education; College of Fine Arts; Honors College; College of Liberal Arts; College of Nursing and Health Sciences and College of Science and Engineering. The most popular majors at the Texas Christian University are Business, Nursing, Communication and Education. The university follows a semester based academic calendar. Over 60 religions are represented at TCU, and the campus hosts 22 diverse religious organizations.
The total student population at the university is over 10,000, more than 8,800 of them are enrolled at the under graduate levels. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 13:1 and the acceptance rate of 43%. The university has its own specialty study abroad programs in London; Florence, Italy; and Seville, Spain, and coordinates with other schools across the world for students wishing to study someplace else.
Texas Christian University is categorized as a Doctoral University: Higher Research Activity (R2) in the Carnegie Classifications.
Notable Alumni: Sandra Brown (Bestselling fiction author), Dan Jenkins (Bestselling author and Sports Illustrated writer), Reverend Timothy Lovejoy (Animated character from The Simpsons)
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