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TCU admission requirements?

Hey, I'm considering TCU for college and was wondering if someone could help me out with some info on the admission requirements, like what GPA, test scores, and coursework they look for. Thanks in advance!

21 days ago

Hello! It's great that you're considering TCU (Texas Christian University) for college. Here's a rundown of some admission requirements and general statistics for TCU:

1. GPA: TCU does not provide a minimum required GPA, but the middle 50% of enrolled students have a high school GPA ranging from 3.5 to 4.0. Keep in mind that TCU considers both your unweighted and weighted GPA when reviewing your application.

2. Test Scores (Optional): For the 2024-2025 application cycle, TCU is test-optional, meaning SAT or ACT scores are not required to apply. If you choose to submit your scores, these were the middle 50% ranges for the most recently admitted class:

- SAT: 1160-1370

- ACT: 26-31

Again, remember that submitting test scores is optional, and applicants are encouraged to decide if their scores accurately represent their academic ability.

3. Coursework: TCU recommends that applicants complete a rigorous high school curriculum, including the following courses:

- 4 years of English

- 3-4 years of Mathematics (including Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II)

- 3 years of Laboratory Science

- 3 years of Social Science (including U.S. History)

- 2-4 years of the same Foreign Language

- 1 year of Fine Arts

Please note that these are recommendations, not strict requirements. However, the more rigorous your coursework, the better your chances of admission.

4. Extracurricular Activities: TCU is interested in students who have demonstrated involvement and leadership in extracurricular activities. There is no exact number of activities or specific achievement levels required, but aim for depth and achievement in the activities you're passionate about.

5. Essays: TCU requires one main essay (either the Common App essay or the ApplyTexas Essay) and two shorter essays (100-200 words) specific to TCU. Make sure you effectively communicate your personal qualities and the reasons TCU is a good fit for you in all of your essays.

Make sure to also complete other standard application components such as obtaining letters of recommendation, submitting your high school transcript, and filling out the application form itself.

Good luck with your application!

21 days ago

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