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Texas Christian University, Fort Worth

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Educational Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private Christian university in Fort Worth, Texas. It was established in 1873 by brothers Addison and Randolph Clark as the Add-Ran Male & Female College.
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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  • Despite pro shop being closed for Covid we were still able to enjoy tennis matches. The purple courts are always in immaculate condition and the staff most friendly. We look forward to our frequent....  more »
  • Didn't know that TripAdvisor does university reviews but here I am. I can't say enough about how great my experience as a student at TCU was. Literally I won't shut up about it.  more »
  • What a fantastic school. Whenever you are on campus people are happy and enjoying themselves. Yes its expensive but you get what you pay for.
  • Great environment. Love the scenery. Enjoy the study halls and the library. Overall, a great university to attend.

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