Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX 76129


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 10,394
Religious affiliation Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Students with disability 9%
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 4,246 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Texas Christian University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 19,972 applications and only 7,506 students were granted admission. Texas Christian University is at the #36 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 68% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 32% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1070 to 1280
ACT25 to 30

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Texas Christian University's tuition was $42,580 for all students regardless of residency (58.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 81% of Texas Christian University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 11% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,384 (which is 0.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Texas Christian University in 2016-2017, was 553, which is 27% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,257 (which is 10.8% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Texas Christian University has enrolled a total of 10,394 students (9,969 students full-time and 425 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 10,394 students, 434 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 8,891 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,503 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 215 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 71%

Hispanic: 12%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Black/African American: 5%

Asian: 3%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Texas Christian University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 22% 323
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 15% 225 0
Engineering 6% 82
Education 4% 66
Visual And Performing Arts 4% 60
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 4% 57
Natural Resources And Conservation 4% 54
Health Professions And Related Programs 3% 44 3
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 2% 37
Social Sciences 2% 36

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Texas Christian University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Texas Christian University.

Brite Divinity School
0 mile away
Arlington Baptist College
12.1 mile away
Messenger College
17.3 mile away
The King's University
21.1 mile away
Dallas Baptist University
24.1 mile away
University of Dallas
27.2 mile away
Parker University
29.6 mile away