About TCU


Texas Christian University nurtures doers, dreamers and trailblazers.

This is a place where students learn how to adapt to whatever the future might bring, develop critical thinking skills and forge new paths. With a choice of rigorous academic programs in 130 undergraduate areas of study, 58 master’s level programs and 25 areas of doctoral study, Horned Frogs are primed for professional success and personal achievement after graduation.

College of Science & Engineering

With nine departments, TCU’s College of Science & Engineering provides a personalized educational experience with hands-on research opportunities that help scientists meet the challenges of an increasingly complex and connected world.  The Pre-Health Professions Institute boasts an 80-percent acceptance rate to medical school, and seniors in the engineering and computer science programs participate in yearlong senior design projects funded by industry sources. www.cse.tcu.edu 

Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Students in the Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences learn to make a difference for others through innovative curricula and hands-on training in clinical agencies and state-of-the-art simulation facilities. Integrated clinical practice, professional and community service, and research activities prepare healthcare leaders who are competent, compassionate and in-demand in the workforce. www.harriscollege.tcu.edu

College of Fine Arts

In the College of Fine Arts, creativity knows no bounds. Offering nearly 30 areas of concentration in art, music, theatre, dance, design and fashion merchandising, the College enjoys close working relationships with groups like the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the Fort Worth Symphony, the world-renowned Kimbell Art Museum and the Circle Theatre of Fort Worth.  Partnerships with these institutions, as well as corporations in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, provide students unparalleled access to internships and other practical experiences that impart the latest knowledge in a variety of creative fields. www.cfac.tcu.edu

College of Education

The College of Education combines a focus in early, middle or secondary education with unique, hands-on experiences to create leaders who are passionate about teaching to change the world. Nationally recognized programs, global teaching opportunities and two on-campus laboratory schools ensure that graduates are grounded in theory and research and are prepared to enter the field with the highest level of professionalism. www.coe.tcu.edu

Bob Schieffer College of Communication

The Bob Schieffer College of Communication prepares graduates to thrive in the ever-evolving multimedia landscape. The namesake of legendary CBS news anchor and TCU alumnus Bob Schieffer, the College is a leading institution for the study of journalism, strategic communication, communication studies and film-TV-digital media. www.schieffercollege.tcu.edu

Neeley School of Business

In the Neeley School of Business, students prepare to innovate, engage and impact tomorrow’s business environment. They hone leadership skills, execute real-world projects for businesses, pursue entrepreneurial ventures and invest in the stock market. They also land highly competitive internships and participate in elite programs such as Neeley Fellows and BNSF Next Generation Leadership – all in a school that consistently ranks among the top business schools in the nation. www.neeley.tcu.edu

AddRan College of Liberal Arts

AddRan College of Liberal Arts introduces students to the type of critical inquiry that enhances our environment, improves the human condition and develops ethical leaders. Areas of study are rooted in classical traditions of analytical thinking and effective communication, and range from anthropology and philosophy to economics and criminal justice. www.addran.tcu.edu


University Programs

University Programs at TCU offer a broad collection of unique, flexible academic experiences with multi- and inter-disciplinary curricula that advocate global citizenship and ethical leadership. Programs include Ranch Management, Intensive English, the Center for International Studies – TCU Abroad, the Master of Liberal Arts and Women and Gender Studies. www.universityprograms.tcu.edu