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.
  • Through the Community Scholars Program, TCU helps make college a reality for top students who attend 11 underrepresented public high schools from across the Metro-plex.
  • TCU and its hometown have enjoyed more than 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, an enhanced urban environment has blossomed in the neighborhood adjacent to TCU. The university has been a key partner in this initiative.
  • 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.
  • TCU is developing innovative solutions to critical health care needs with initiatives such as the nurse anesthesia program, a doctorate in nursing practice, and TCU’s Center for Evidence Based Practice and Research: A Collaborating Center of the Joanna Briggs Institute, headquartered in Australia.

Point of pride:

TCU is planning a new M.D. school for Fort Worth in collaboration with the University of North Texas Health Science Center. The first students are will enroll in 2018, pending SACSCOC approval.