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Top Ranked in Athletics and Academics

Horned Frogs Lead on the Field and in the Classroom  


Our Scorecard

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Heisman Finalist
Max Duggan

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Coach of the Year
Sonny Dykes
(AP, Walter Camp, Eddie Robinson & More)

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No. 3
football team in the nation (AP)

team in Texas to make the
College Football Playoff

Jim Thorpe Award Winner
Tre'Vius Hodges-Tomlinson

Davey O'Brien Award Winner
Max Duggan

2022 Broyles Award
Top Assistant Coach of the Year
Garrett Riley

AP Big 12 Coach of the Year
Sonny Dykes

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The Brains Behind the Brawn


A top 100

Best National University.
U.S. News & World Report
13 years in a row

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best colleges for nursing in America,

MBA faculty quality in the world
by The Economist (2021)

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1st medical school
with communication embedded
in curriculum all 4 years

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medical school applications for 60 spots
(Class of 2026)

Top 10
rankings in 11 Princeton Review categories

Fulbright Scholars since 2012

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Lead On

At TCU, we’re doing more than dreaming of a new future – we’re leading it. Every day, we empower leaders to become a force for the greater good.


In the Sweet Spot

Fort Worth:
largest city in America by population

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Dallas/Fort Worth:
largest metro area in the nation

Fort Worth: 
3rd fastest-growing
large city in the U.S.

4 hours
or less from anywhere in the continental U.S. to Dallas/Fort Worth

Top 5
media market with nearly 3 million households

DFW Airport:
busiest airport in the world

Dallas/Fort Worth: Home to
Fortune 500 companies

Dallas/Fort Worth: Home to
major league sports teams


Fort Worth:
1 of 50
best places to travel, Travel & Leisure (2021)

Our Community

12,273 students
51% live on campus

of students hail from outside Texas

$1 Billion
Lead On: A Campaign for TCU
Our most ambitious effort yet in support of people and programs

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Largest out-of-state alumni chapters:
1. Southern California
2. Northern California
3. Denver
4. Chicago
5. New York City

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Best alumni network (private schools), The Princeton Review (2023)

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6X winner
of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

#3 best-run colleges
The Princeton Review (2023)

first-year to sophomore retention rate

A Storied History

As one of the oldest co-ed institutions in the southwest, TCU celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2023.

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Join the Celebration