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Here’s the basic information about Texas Christian University at a glance. Be sure to check out the TCU Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:Texas Christian University
Address:2800 S University Dr
Fort WorthTX, 76129
Phone Number:(817) 257-7000
Type:Occupational, Academic, Recreational
Awards:1 year certificate, Post-Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:10033
Faculty Ratio:13 to 1

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  • What My Parents Made Me Do When I Wanted to Quit the Team
    When I was a freshman in high school, my basketball team was small. In fact, it was so small that we didn’t have a freshmen or JV team. My coach was tough. He had high expectations and conducted physically and mentally demanding practices. I suited varsity, but only got in the last-minute or two (if […]
  • I’m Down to the Last Kid in My House
    Last night my 15-year-old and I took our positions in the family room – him, spread out on the couch and me, folded into a nearby chair – armed with a tin of Trader Joe’s Jingle Jangle and a remote control. A few minutes earlier, he had yelled for me to hurry up – he […]
  • The Holiday Spirit Cure: The Junk Drawer
    In a pre-holiday purge this week, I dumped out my junk drawer.  It’s the little one in the kitchen by the stove where I put things that don’t belong anywhere in particular.  I only open this drawer to put things in it for later.  For later.  What is this mighty later?  From the story the […]
  • Senior Year is a Time for Celebrating Firsts
    Last May, while my oldest daughter Cameron was still a junior in high school, was the first time I felt viscerally, the reality of her imminent graduation and subsequent moving out for college. Up until then, this event had been something remote, distant, and “years” away. But in May, I had a front row seat to […]

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    This statistic is lamentable: WalletHub says abuse of the elderly affects 5 million people every year. Here's another: 96 percent of abuse cases go unreported. Angela Goins, who lectures on social work at the University of Houston-Downtown, said elder abuse might be physical, psychological or verbal.


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