Quick Facts

TCU and the DFW Metroplex

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TCU and the DFW Metroplex

  • The DFW Metroplex is one of the top areas in the country for finding internships and jobs after graduation. Staff in TCU’s Center for Career and Professional Development assist students and alumni in every aspect of the job search process.
  • TCU has helped to make college a reality for more than 6,000 first-generation/low-income students across the Metroplex through College Access programs and the TCU Community Scholars program.
  • TCU and its hometown have enjoyed a century of partnership since the university moved to Fort Worth from its Waco campus in 1910.
  • The Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education provides workshops and programming for hundreds of K-12 teachers and students in the DFW area and around the state.
  • In the summer, the university opens the campus to tens of thousands of participants in TCU-sponsored camps, conferences and other community events.
  • As a result of the efforts of the Berry Street Initiative, a new urban village has blossomed in the neighborhood adjacent to TCU. The university has been a key partner in this initiative.
  • TCU is developing innovative solutions to critical health care needs with initiatives such as the nurse anesthesia program, a doctorate in nursing practice, and the Center for Evidence Based Practice and Research: A Collaborating Center of the Joanna Briggs Institute in Australia.

Point of pride:

With events like the Trinity Shakespeare Festival, the PianoTexas International Academy & Festival and the Schieffer Symposium on the News, TCU is an anchor in the cultural life of North Texas.