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Your chance of acceptance
Duke University
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Your chancing factors
Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
| 800 verbal


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How high should my GPA be to get into TCU?

Fellas, quick question. What kind of GPA does TCU expect? I'm involved in varsity sports and volunteer work but want to ensure my GPA is also competitive for Texas Christian University admissions.

8 months ago

Hello there! You're on the right track by being proactive about your GPA for TCU admissions. Typically, TCU looks for students with strong academic records, and a competitive GPA would be around a 3.6 or higher on a weighted 4.0 scale. However, keep in mind that your coursework difficulty also plays a big part; advanced classes can give your GPA a boost and show TCU that you're ready for challenging college work.

Maintaining a strong GPA while being active in sports and volunteering is definitely impressive and speaks to your time management and dedication – attributes that universities value. Yet, don't discount the importance of your personal essays, recommendation letters, and SAT/ACT scores. They all contribute to the richness of your application.

To get a more personalized idea of where you stand, some platforms offer tools where you can see how your GPA stacks up against others who have been admitted. Services like CollegeVine can help you assess your chances more accurately and offer guidance on where you may need to improve. Remember, a balanced and well-rounded application is your goal. Keep up the great work on and off the field!

8 months ago

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