Texas Christian University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Fort Worth, TX

$51,570

Avg tuition

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About Texas Christian University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Christian, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Texas Christian University is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Fort Worth, Texas. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,704, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 48%. The university offers 98 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 82%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $51,570.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

48% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

Students remain enrolled in this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This typically means students are happy with their school selection and wish to continue their education there.

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92% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

Students graduate from this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This is typically an indication of a school's quality and means most students finish their degree in a timely manner.

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82% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Required

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 25-31

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1110-1320

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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11k

Students enrolled

95%

Online student enrollment

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

66%

Hispanic

16%

Black

6%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

59%

Socio-economic diversity

11% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

11

Total Online Enrollment

10,797

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

94% On-campus

6% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate Check Bold 20% online

Master's Check Bold 11% online

Doctorate Check Bold 14% online

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $51,570 $51,570
Graduate $32,220 $32,220

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $900
On-campus room and board $14,040
On-campus other expenses $5,228
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $14,040
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $5,228
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,788

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $71,738 $71,738
Off-campus without family $71,738 $71,738
Off-campus with family $57,258 $57,258

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

12%

State Grant Aid

12%

Institution Grant Aid

73%

Pell Grant

11%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,761
State Grant Aid $3,890
Institution Grant Aid $26,580
Pell Grant Aid $4,720

Financial Outlook

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

$50k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division I-FBS

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Equestrian
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Rifle
  • Soccer
  • Swimming Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2020-2021 academic year.

1

Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science And Related Fields

BA

MA

DOC

2

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

3

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies

BA

MA

DOC

4

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies

BA

MA

DOC

5

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC