Texas Christian University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$51,570
4.9% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$40,220
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.75%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
48%
21,145 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
11,379
96.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
82%
1,548 Graduates

About

Texas Christian University is a higher education institution located in Tarrant County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas Christian University were Registered Nursing (186 degrees awarded), General Finance (174 degrees), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (128 degrees).

In 2020, 2,965 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas Christian University. 58.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,055 degrees), 5.48 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (375 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Christian University is $51,570, which is $22,941 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Christian University is $51,570, which is $22,941 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $40,220.

In 2020, 73% of undergraduate students attending Texas Christian University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 28% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$51,570
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Texas Christian University was $51,570. The cost of tuition at Texas Christian University is $22,941 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$40,220
2020 Value
7.23%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Texas Christian University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $40,220. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Texas Christian University grew by 7.23%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,200
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Texas Christian University was of $13,200 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 3.09% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 5.26% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
28%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Texas Christian University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.82% with respect to 2019, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.75%
2018 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Texas Christian University was 2.75%, which represents 36 out of the 1309 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Texas Christian University received 21,145 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 11.1% annual growth. Out of those 21,145 applicants, 10,155 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 48% acceptance rate.

There were 11,379 students enrolled at Texas Christian University in 2020, and 39% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas Christian University has an overall enrollment yield of 22.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

48%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
10,155
Accepted Out of 21,145

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Texas Christian University was 48% (10,155 admissions from 21,145 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 47.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 11.1%, while admissions grew by 13.3%.

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SAT Scores

39%
Submission Percentage
894
Scores Submitted

39% of enrolled first-time students at Texas Christian University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas Christian University has a total enrollment of 11,379 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Christian University is 10,997 students and the part-time enrollment is 382. This means that 96.6% of students enrolled at Texas Christian University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.8% Black or African American, 3.12% Asian, 2.8% Two or More Races, 0.457% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.193% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Texas Christian University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.2%), followed by White Male (26.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.82%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.1%), followed by White Male (25.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.75%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas Christian University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,379 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Christian University is 10,997 and the part-time enrollment is 382. This means that 96.6% of students enrolled at Texas Christian University are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Texas Christian University was 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), Texas Christian University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,506
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,769
  3. Black or African American
    660

The enrolled student population at Texas Christian University is 66% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 5.8% Black or African American, 3.12% Asian, 2.8% Two or More Races, 0.457% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.193% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 217 students (1.91%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 515 more women than men received degrees from Texas Christian University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas Christian University is white (2,055 degrees awarded). There were 5.48 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (375 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas Christian University is Registered Nursing (186 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (174 degrees) and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (128 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas Christian University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communications (339 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (240 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (154 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Christian University are Accountants & auditors (1,125,296 people), Other managers (971,814 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (567,582 people), Financial managers (552,521 people), and Chief executives & legislators (489,547 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Christian University are Communications (339 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (240 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (154 degrees), Business (798 degrees), and History (30 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Christian University are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Texas Christian University are Communications (339 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (240 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (154 degrees), Business (798 degrees), and History (30 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Christian University are Elementary & secondary schools (1,058,009 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (767,958 people), Computer Systems Design (679,814 people), Banking & related activities (622,442 people), and Insurance carriers (565,274 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Christian University are Communications (339 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (240 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (154 degrees), Business (798 degrees), and History (30 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Texas Christian University.
Most Common
  1. 186 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 174 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 128 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas Christian University was Registered Nursing with 186 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,225
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,740
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,225 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Christian University, which is 0.704 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,740).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 122 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Christian University in General Finance, which is 2.35 times more than the 52 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 170 degrees were awarded to women at Texas Christian University in Registered Nursing, which is 10.6 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

69%
100% Completion Time
83%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 69% of students graduating from Texas Christian University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 83% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 83% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Texas Christian University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.0646% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,055 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    375 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    151 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas Christian University is white (2,055 degrees awarded). There were 5.48 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (375 degrees).

2.56% of degree recipients (76 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,247 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    808 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    217 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas Christian University is white female (1,247 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (808 degrees).

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Operations

Texas Christian University has an endowment valued at nearly $1.58B, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−0.421%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Texas Christian University had a total salary expenditure of $564M. Texas Christian University employs 223 Associate professors, 200 Professors, and 156 Assistant professors. Most academics at Texas Christian University are Male Professors (130), Male Associate professors(116), and Female Associate professors (107).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Christian University are: Service, with 301 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 279 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 266 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.58B
2020 Endowment
2.25%
decline from 2019

Texas Christian University has an endowment valued at about $1.58B, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas Christian University declined 2.25% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.28B higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.69M - Federal
  2. $4.13M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Texas Christian University received $6.69M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.13M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$238M
2020 Salaries
3.98%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Texas Christian University paid a median of $238M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($564M) and a 3.98% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.14% growth from 2018 and a 7.47% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$79.6M
Instructional Salaries
709
Number of Employees

In 2020, Texas Christian University paid a total of $79.6M to 709 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
223 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
301 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas Christian University were Associate professor with 223 employees; Professor with 200 employees; and Professor with 156 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Christian University were Service with 301 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 279 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 266 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas Christian University was Male Professor with 130 employees, Male Associate professor with 116 employees, and Female Associate professor with 107 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Texas Christian University.

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