Discovering Campus Community at Texas Christian University (TCU).

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Are you a college student seeking a Christ-centered community on campus at Texas Christian University (TCU)?

We understand that college is an exciting time full of new experiences and opportunities to find your way. However, it can also feel overwhelming and lonely at times.

That’s where Mosaic Church Fort Worth and Every Nation Campus (ENC) at TCU come in. Whether you have questions about faith, need a theologically sound and practical community, or seek prayer and guidance for your journey, we are here to be your church home and connect you with ENC at TCU.

ENC is a vibrant, multiethnic ministry dedicated to sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with TCU students. College is a pivotal time for personal growth, faith development, and making a positive impact. ENC offers various ministries such as small groups, Bible studies, and service opportunities to help you grow spiritually and connect with others in a Christian discipleship community.

As an Every Nation church, our ENC ministry has reached college students worldwide for over 40 years. We wholeheartedly commit to helping you grow in your faith and relationship with God and others, making a lasting difference on campus and in the community that changes the world.

By joining ENC at TCU, you can expect:

  • A diverse and welcoming community
  • Christ-center discipleship to grow in your faith
  • The opportunity to make lifelong friends
  • Making a positive, lasting impact on the world

We want to be a part of your college experience, providing a place of rest amidst the busyness and challenges of campus life.

Discover the joy of belonging to a church family that loves Jesus, loves Fort Worth, and loves TCU. We’re thrilled to walk alongside you on your journey and can’t wait to meet you!

Go Frogs, and Riff Ram Bah Zoo!

You’re Invited!

Come join our next hangout for Bible study and meaningful conversations. If you’re interested in connecting and learning more about Every Nation Campus, connect us today.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Greatly shaping its values and mission, Texas Christian University (TCU) was founded by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a Protestant Christian denomination. Emphasizing unity, inclusivity, and freedom of belief steeped in love, justice, and compassion, the Disciples of Christ prioritize the teachings of Jesus, and promote centrality and personal relationships with Christ. Doctrinally, baptism by immersion and the Lord’s Supper are important sacraments. They also believe in the priesthood of all believers and embrace a progressive and open-minded approach to Christianity.

Texas Christian University (TCU) is associated or affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination. The university’s founding principles and values are deeply rooted in the traditions and teachings of this denomination. However, it’s important to note that TCU embraces religious diversity and welcomes students from various faith backgrounds, creating an inclusive environment where students of all religious affiliations can feel comfortable and supported.

Yes, Texas Christian University (TCU) has a chapel on its campus. The TCU Chapel, also known as Robert Carr Chapel, is a prominent spiritual and gathering space for the TCU community. Since 1953, it serves as a venue for various religious services, weddings, memorial services, and other events. The chapel’s architecture and design provide a serene and reflective atmosphere for worship and contemplation.

No, Texas Christian University (TCU) does not have a church on its campus. However, several churches of varying denominations surrounding Fort Worth have connections and proximity to TCU. TCU also offers spiritual and religious resources on campus, such as the TCU Chapel, religious student organizations, and chaplain services, to support the spiritual needs of its students and the university community.

TCU students are free to choose and attend churches of their preference in the surrounding Fort Worth area. While TCU does not have a specific on-campus church, students often attend numerous churches near TCU. TCU also provides resources and support for students seeking information about local churches and religious communities, helping them connect with places of worship that align with their beliefs.

Yes, Texas Christian University (TCU) accepts and admits students from various religious backgrounds—Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Confucianist and more, including those who identify as non-Christians. TCU embraces religious diversity and welcomes students of all faith traditions. While the university has Christian roots and values, it is committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment where students of diverse religious beliefs can feel comfortable and supported. TCU values the opportunity for students to engage in dialogue, learn from one another, and grow in their understanding of different perspectives and faith traditions.

While Texas Christian University (TCU) maintains its Christian heritage and affiliation with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination, the level of religiosity varies among individuals and specific programs within the university. TCU aims to create an inclusive environment that welcomes students from diverse religious backgrounds and respects their freedom of belief. While there are resources and opportunities for spiritual growth and engagement with the Christian tradition, participation in religious activities or adherence to specific religious beliefs is not mandatory. Personal experiences, involvement in campus organizations, and individual choices influence the religious atmosphere and involvement at TCU.

While TCU values its Christian roots affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination, TCU’s beliefs are rooted in providing a well-rounded education, fostering an inclusive and respectful environment, and promoting personal growth and development. Specific beliefs held by students, faculty, and staff within the TCU community vary widely based on personal convictions, backgrounds, and areas of study.

As TCU has Christian roots and is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination, course offerings that explore Christian theology, religious studies, or related subjects are available. While courses on Christianity may be available, TCU also offers a variety of other disciplines and perspectives for students to explore. TCU’s approach to education encompasses critical thinking, intellectual inquiry, and exploring various beliefs and traditions. However, it’s important to note that TCU is a university that values academic freedom and diversity of thought.

No, TCU is not Catholic but is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination. TCU embraces diverse religious backgrounds and promotes an inclusive environment for all faith traditions.

Texas Christian University (TCU) is an inclusive and diverse university that welcomes students from various religious backgrounds and creates an environment where all students feel respected and supported in their beliefs. The university respects and supports students’ freedom of belief and conscience, regardless of their religious affiliations.

Based on TCU’s Facts and Data for the student-body population, the religious preferences of enrollees are as follows:

  • 44% identify as Christian
  • 1.5% identify as non-religious
  • 1.5% identify as another faith belief
  • 52% of enrollees’ religious preferences are unknown\

Based on TCU’s Facts and Data, TCU’s acceptance rates for the student-body population are as follows:

  • 56% for undergraduates
  • 11% for graduates

Based on TCU’s Facts and Data, Texas Christian University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,523 (fall 2022), with a gender distribution of 38% male and 62% female students.

The TCU chant, also known as the “Riff Ram Bah Zoo” chant, goes as follows:

Riff, Ram, Bah Zoo.
Lickety, Lickety, Zoo, Zoo.
Who, Wah, Wah, Who.
Give ’em Hell, TCU.

The TCU chant is “Riff Ram Bah Zoo.” It’s a traditional and spirited cheer used by Texas Christian University (TCU) fans since the early 1920s to show support for their sports teams, particularly at football games. The chant is known for its energetic rhythm, often accompanied by clapping and enthusiastic movements. While the exact meaning of the chant is not entirely clear, it serves as a unifying and enthusiastic expression of school pride and support for TCU’s athletic teams.

The Texas Christian University (TCU) campus in Fort Worth, Texas, spans approximately 297 acres, roughly 300 acres, and growing leaps and bounds with explosive year-over-year student admissions. The campus includes academic buildings, residence halls, recreational facilities, green spaces, and more.

Some potential drawbacks and negative aspects of Texas Christian University (TCU) include:

  1. High Cost: TCU is a private university, and tuition and fees can be expensive, potentially leading to financial strain for some students and families.
  2. Competitive Environment: TCU’s rigorous academic programs can create a competitive atmosphere, which may be challenging for students who prefer a more collaborative learning environment.
  3. Limited Diversity in Some Areas: While TCU strives to be inclusive, some students may feel that certain aspects of diversity, such as racial or cultural representation, could be improved.
  4. Focus on Academics: Some students might find that TCU’s strong focus on academics could lead to an imbalance between studies and social life.
  5. Smaller Campus: TCU’s campus is relatively compact, which could limit opportunities for expansive facilities and recreational spaces.

It’s important to note that perceptions of negatives can vary from person to person, and what might be a negative for one individual could be a positive for another. Prospective students should consider their priorities and preferences carefully when evaluating whether TCU is a good fit.