Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University is all about experience and connection. Here, students can develop critical thinking skills, expand their worldview, and learn how to adapt to whatever the future might bring. With a choice of 119 undergraduate areas of study, they have opportunities to search for meaning, examine values, and graduate primed for the professional world.The TCU academic culture is vibrant, personal and rigorous, nurturing creative and intellectual thinking within a friendly, inclusive community of support.Professors love being in the classroom, and teaching, mentoring and connecting with students is a top priority. The investment professors make in their students provides a university experience infused with confidence and capability, care and ethics, intelligence and perspective.That personalized environment extends to the laboratory as well - the same professors conduct cutting-edge research, often with undergraduates at their side.Horned Frogs learn, live and play on a 289-acre "green" campus where all new construction is LEED-certified at the Gold or Silver level, highlighting TCU's commitment to sustainability. The Campus Commons is the heart of the university - home to the university union, residence halls and academics. Across University Drive, facilities in the new Intellectual Commons are technologically advanced and media-rich to complement TCU's state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories.Students find here a sense of spirited belonging. When not in class or studying, they can work out in top-of-the-line recreation facilities, catch Big 12 NCAA athletic competitions, and choose from more than 230 co-curricular organizations - all without ever leaving campus.Of course, Horned Frogs also have opportunities to make the world their stage. Students might practice journalism in Washington, D.C., take on international business in Beijing, perfect their Spanish in Seville, or intern in New York City and Los Angeles. Other students may choose to find something closer to home in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, which was ranked by Forbes as one of the best places in the country to get a job after graduation.TCU is a dynamic, up-and-coming university. For seven consecutive years, the university has ranked in the top 100 in the U.S. News & World Report national university rankings. The Chronicle of Higher Education has chosen TCU as a "Great College to Work For" for six consecutive years.No matter the discipline or area of study, TCU prepares global leaders with excellence, perspective and integrity to become a force for the greater good.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Private, Coed 1873 Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Semester $1.4 billion 2800 S. University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76129 (817) 257-7000
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55 100.0 Texas Fort Worth 263 256