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 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 47.00% and yield is 24.00%. 7,732 men and 11,269 women applied to TCU and 3,402 men and 5,522 women students were accepted. Among them, 851 men and 1,325 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants19,0287,73211,269
Admitted8,9433,4025,522
Enrolled2,1468511,325
Acceptance Ratio 47.00%44.00%49.00%
Yield 24.00%25.01%23.99%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 877 students (41% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,259 students (58%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 670 and 25th percentile is 580. The SAT Math score is 680 (75th) and 570 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 94 (75th percentile) and 94 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580670
SAT Math570680
ACT Composite2531
ACT Math2429
ACT English2534
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Texas Christian University are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,276, 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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