TCU Admissions

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $60 for graduate school at Texas Christian University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationadmissions.tcu.edu
Online Applicationadmissions.tcu.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered2 Year Certificate, 2-4 Year Certificate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 40.73% and yield is 26.72%. 8,445 men and 11,711 women applied to TCU and 3,258 men and 4,952 women students were accepted. Among them, 884 men and 1,310 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants20,1568,44511,711
Admitted8,2103,2584,952
Enrolled2,1948841,310
Acceptance Ratio 40.73%38.58%42.29%
Yield 26.72%27.13%26.45%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 892 students (41% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,300 students (59%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 660 and 25th percentile is 580. The SAT Math score is 683 (75th) and 570 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 93 (75th percentile) and 93 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580660
SAT Math570683
ACT Composite2630
ACT Math2529
ACT English2634
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Texas Christian University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,275, ACT: 80 - Private (not-for-profit) Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

TCU requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations and Formal Demonstration of Competencies to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes Texas Christian University application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see TCU online application page .
TCU Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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