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Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private research university that is in Fort Worth, Texas. The campus is located on 272 acres of land and divided into three areas, which are an academic area, Worth Hills, and a residential area. It consist of eight constituent colleges and schools which has a classical liberal arts curriculum. TSU is not governed but is affiliated by the Disciples of Christ. Their school mascot is a Superfrog which is based on the horned grog, a Texas state reptile. Approximately 11,938 students attend TSU with over 10,000 being undergraduates. Among half of the student body lives on campus, housing is divided between 16 residence halls and on campus apartment complexes.
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Texan brothers Randolph and Addison Clark with support of their father Joseph A. Clark were the first to have founded Texas Christian University. The family were scholar preacher and teachers that associated with the Restoration Movement. In 1873 the Clark brothers moved to the South to Throp Spring and founded Add-Ran Male & Female College. TSU recognizes the year of 1873 as the universities founding year and preserves its original college through the AddRan College of Liberal Arts. In 1889 the school was renamed Add-Ran Christian University and relocated. After purchasing the campus of the defunct Waco Female College it changed its name to Texas Christian University.
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Their mission is to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community. They value the dignity of and respect for the individual, intellectual inquiry and the creation of knowledge, a heritage of service in pursuit of the greater good, academic and personal achievement, artistic and creative expression, and personal freedom and integrity. TSU’s vision is to be a world class, values centered university. The university achieves this through research and creative activities, service, scholarship, and programs of teaching and learning offered through even the doctoral level. TSU believes that promoting and teaching diversity and inclusion is the key to achieving their mission.