Quick Facts

Church Ties

  • TCU is the largest of 21 colleges, universities and theological institutions associated by an ongoing covenant with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
  • A mainline protestant denomination with Presbyterian and Baptist roots, the Disciples’ vision statement is to be a “faithful, growing church body that values true community, deep Christian spirituality and a passion for justice.”
  • TCU’s covenant with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) supports an approach to education that values scholarship, reason and intellectual inquiry while simultaneously honoring the importance of every individual’s faith and religious identity.
  • With the full support of the Disciples, TCU is committed to the highest standards of academic inquiry, affording students the rigorous challenges that make higher education worthwhile.
  • Students come from more than 60 religious traditions and can participate in 23 recognized student religious organizations on campus, including groups for Christian, Jewish and Muslim students, among others.