About Texas Christian University
Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private, coeducational university located in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. It was founded in 1873. The university enrolls approximately 9,800 students including 8,500 undergraduates and 1,300 graduates students, and hired nearly 2,000 employees.
TCU offers more than 130 undergraduate areas of study, 49 master's level programs, and 23 areas of doctoral study. The student/ faculty ratio is about 13:1. TCU is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
TCU is classified by U.S. News and World Report as a Tier 1 University and a Doctoral/Research university by the Carnegie Foundation. The Carnegie Commission lists TCU's undergraduate profile as "More Selective," its highest ranking.
The university aims to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community. The vision of the university is to be a world-class, values-centered university.