The TCU campus encompasses 272 acres in a residential neighborhood five miles from the heart of downtown Fort Worth, a welcoming city with a vibrant mix of commerce, culture and entertainment. Committed to creating a world-class, values-centered university experience, TCU is friendly and diverse. Our 9,725 students benefit from the strengths and resources of larger institutions in a small college ...environment. They can choose from more than 130 undergraduate areas of study, participate in innovative programs such as entrepreneurship and nurse anesthesia, and take part in service learning. Their professors are leaders in their fields, and classes are rigorous. A global perspective permeates TCU, and students have numerous opportunities to study across the globe. They have the advantage of state-of-the-art sports and recreation facilities and can enjoy NCAA Division I competition in the Big 12 Conference, right on campus. With a teacher-scholar model that results in close, mentoring relationships, TCU fosters discovery, creativity and leadership. It's a culture that enables the search for meaning and success. Consequently, a TCU education is more than the sum of semester hours - it's an exciting university experience that grows from the mission: "to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community."