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ApplyTexas Applicants, please refer to our application checklist for the required essay and evaluations. You may choose an essay topic from TCU’s options, or one of the ApplyTexas options. The TCU application requires only one essay.

Print an Application

Prefer to print your application? Download the PDF version for incoming freshmen, international students, or transfer students. (To view these documents, you need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed on your computer. You can download it here.)

To download only the Counselor Evaluation / Recommendation form, click here. (This is also known as the Secondary School Report)

To download only the Teacher Evaluation / Recommendation form, click here.

To download only the Essay Topics, click here. Choose one from any of the prompts provided by the TCU application, the Common Application, or ApplyTexas. Only one essay submission is required.

To download the Early Decision Form, click here.

To request an application by mail, write to TCU Office of Admission, TCU Box 297013, Fort Worth, Texas 76129, or call 817.257.7490 or 800.828.3764, or email

Nursing Clinical Transfer Studentsclick here for your application. Not sure if you are ready for Clinicals? Go to and find out.

Pay Your Application Fee Online

After you have applied to TCU, you can submit your application fee online using a checking account or major credit card. Simply click here and enter your date of birth, U.S. residency status and either your TCU ID or full name, then follow the instructions to submit your payment.