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Texas Christian University, Fort Worth

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Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private research university in Fort Worth, Texas. It was established in 1873 by brothers Addison and Randolph Clark as the Add-Ran Male & Female College. It is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

The campus is located on 272 acres (110 ha) about 3 miles (5 km) from downtown Fort Worth. TCU is affiliated with, but not governed by, the Disciples of Christ. The university consists of eight constituent colleges and schools and has a classical liberal arts curriculum. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".
TCU's mascot is Superfrog, based on the Texas state reptile—the horned frog. For most varsity sports, TCU competes in the Big 12 conference of the NCAA's Division I. As of Fall 2020, the university enrolls around 11,379 students, with 9,704 being undergraduates.
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  • This is a major university in this area and the campus is pretty. You can walk around and enjoy the landscaping and note the busy students. 
    This is a major university in this area and the campus is pretty. You can walk around and enjoy the landscaping and note the busy students.  more »
  • We took a drive around the campus and were impressed with the lovely grounds and some handsome buildings. It appeared to be an important part of the community. 
    We took a drive around the campus and were impressed with the lovely grounds and some handsome buildings. It appeared to be an important part of the community.  more »
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  • The food is great and the staff is really nice. I love lot12. Very fun place to hang out.
  • Enjoyed the process. Remember they say theres no place like home.. Well felt home. The journey was substantial., (looking forward!)

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