Location
Fort Worth, TX
Undergrads
8,145
Tuition
$34,590
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Reviews 1114 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Junior

Campus Housing: it is ok for this price

4 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: I am satisified this place. although there is so crime alert but not often

3 College Junior

Drug Safety: I did not notice drug, alcohol things outside

3 College Junior

Greek Life: I did not notice much activity

4 College Junior

Weather: Not cold and I like it

3 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: Limited availability and costs about the same as living on campus. Driving to school and parking in the commuter lot would be a hassle though.

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5 College Junior

Local Atmosphere: Ft. Worth is a great town! The zoo is minutes away, as are museums and malls. The seminary, UTA, TCC, and Wesleyan all interact pretty peacefully and are all within like 20 minutes of each other.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Junior

Nightlife: I don't hear about many parties. I hear sororities and fraternities have parties off campus, but I'm not involved in the Greek. Thursdays seem to be party nights, but I usually go to Billy Bobs where we two-step. There are things for the under-aged to do, transportation is dependent on if you or your friend has a car.

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3 College Junior

Parking: The lots fill up very quickly. Freshman parking is very far away and the commuters parking is far away and fills up quickly too. Price is reasonable, and sophomore parking is great. I can usually find a spot, but I'm considered lucky.

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4 College Junior

Facilities: Buildings are old and huge, but you get the hang of it after a while. Easy to get lost during the first week of school. They are kept clean and the tech always works in every classroom.

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4 College Junior

Facilities: The CREW hosts events every day, the library is great for studying. The Rec Center is a great hangout and Union Grounds is a popular spot too. Traditions like football parades and comedy shows are super fun.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Clean and renovated halls. Way over priced, but for a private college it isn't too bad. Halls on the commons are the most expensive, and are literally in the middle of everything. It's great living there. Freshman halls are near the middle of campus as well, and pretty nice. Foster is the best freshman dorm!!

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5 College Junior

Weather: Texas is warm 95% of the time. Shorts and flip flops from March to November! Texas weather is known for being bi-polar. We got snow for 3 days this year. But overall I love the warmth.

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4 College Junior

Greek Life: I have a lot of friends who are involved in the Greek. They are nice and dedicated to their sororities. It's not a big deal to not be a part of a sorority, but during rush week you feel a little out of the loop.

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3 College Junior

Scholarships: I got financial aid my first year here, then I reapplied and got nothing. This was frustrating, and with tuition increasing each year they claim to increase their financial aid, but I'm still without and financially struggling.

3 College Junior

Campus Dining: At first our campus dining is overwhelming with all of the options. After a year eating at the same place it gets old and boring. But the quality is overall very good.

3 College Junior

Guys & Girls: The fraternity boys are full of themselves and partying, but easy to avoid. The guys in the honors college are the best friends I have. The guys are very attractive and the ones on our athletic teams are proud and for good reason.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: I've been to the health center twice, and each time I was quickly taken care of. There are emergency telephones available all over campus and the whole campus is well lite. Every crime alert we get via email is about crime in the neighboring communities.

4 College Junior

Drug Safety: If you don't hangout with the people who are doing it, you wouldn't notice its existence on campus. Alcohol and drugs are monitored and students are caught quickly and punished. I feel very safe.

4 College Junior

Athletics: No school has more spirit than TCU. We love our sports and have large attendances at every sport. Before football games there is a huge parade throughout campus. It feels great to be a part of such a supportive and proud school!

3 College Freshman

Campus Dining: Food is good but little variety. Gets stale after a while.

2 people found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Facilities: Facilities are amazing and very modern.

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4 College Freshman

Facilities: Fantastic student life, campus is very involved.

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3 College Freshman

Nightlife: it's fine. it's all fine. there's nothing to really rave about, but nothing to really complain about

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Freshman dorms: Moncrief is the best hall. It has the biggest rooms and the bathrooms are suite style. Milton-Daniel is the second best hall. The rooms are little smaller than Moncrief's but the closets are much smaller. Their bathrooms are community style. All the other freshman halls are fine. There's nothing spectacular about them, but nothing totally awful. Brachman is really nice, BUT SO FAR FROM EVERYTHING. Clark is the closest to classes. Colby is all girls. Foster is fine. Sherley's residents tend to be a little... wild, to say the least. Waits is fine.
Upperclassmen dorms: they're all nice. Just look into them.

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Marley Hutchinson
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Most students at TCU are pleased with their education and the opportunities presented to them. While diversity continues to be an issue on campus, strong academics, good facilities, and countless organizations play a larger role in student life. To most students, TCU offers a strong academic foundation in a lively setting. Fort Worth and Dallas provide endless entertainment, while campus police and Froggie Five-O do their best to protect and serve the students on TCU’s campus. Students have a wide variety of living options, providing them with a great environment while earning their educations.

Don't be fooled by the name: TCU isn’t a stuffy church school. It’s a place where students are encouraged to try new things and branch out. A few numerous organizations—Greek ones in particular—tend to discriminate between social groups, but the overall student body is quite friendly. Academically, students are eager to learn, and a small student-faculty ratio allows students to interact closely with each of their professors. In the long run, many TCU students truly appreciate the campus for what it is and tend to view it as an experience like no other. It sure is good to be a Horned Frog!

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