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Fort Worth, Texas•
Private 4 Year•
10,000 - 19,999
Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private, coeducational university in Fort Worth, in the U.S. state of Texas established in 1873 by Addison & Randolph Clark as the AddRan Male & Female College. The campus is located on 272 acres (1.10 km2) about three miles (5 km) from downtown Fort Worth. TCU is affiliated with, but not governed by, the Disciples of Christ. The university consists of 8 constituent colleges and schools and has a classical liberal arts curriculum. It is ranked in the top 100 National Universities by the US News and World Report and is categorized as a Doctoral University: Higher Research Activity (R2) in the Carnegie Classifications by the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research. Its mascot is the horned frog, the state reptile of Texas. For most varsity sports TCU competes in the Big 12 conference of the NCAA's Division I. The university enrolls around 10,394, with 8,892 being undergraduates. As of February 2016[update], TCU's total endowment was $1.514 billion.
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Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Texas Christian University within four or six years.