• The Center for Public Education recruits, prepares, and supports educators to work
    in urban schools and to conduct and disseminate research regarding best practices in urban education.
  • ANSERS Institute seeks to improve the quality of life and learning for students with disabilities
    and their families through research and evidence- based practice.
  • one of four Texas partnership institutions in the Advise Texas program, which aims to increase the number of low-income, first generation and underrepresented students entering and completing college.
  • Since joining the European Teacher Education Network, more than 350 College of Education students
    have participated in the International Student teaching Program.
  • One of only three Educational Leadership programs in the nation to provide the option
    to integrate the MBA and the Doctor of Education degree.
  • In fall 2012, TCU began offering new doctoral degree options: the Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Studies: Counseling and Counselor Education and the Doctor of Educational Leadership in Higher Education.
  • The TRiO Program provides outreach opportunities designed to motivate and support eligible students from first generation and less advantaged backgrounds.
  • TCU Education students have a consistent 99 percent pass rate on state certification exams and graduates are in demand as teachers, counselors, and principals.
  • TCU is one of eight universities to receive the Certificate of Distinction, the highest award for teacher preparation in reading by the International Reading Association.
  • The Texas Education Agency reaccredited the College of Education with 12 commendations for excellent teacher preparation programs.
  • The Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education provides workshops and programming for hundreds of K-12 teachers and students in the area and around the state.
  • The college’s Center for Public Education received an award for Exemplary Culturally Responsive Teacher Preparation from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and the Southern Poverty Law Center.
  • Only university in the nation with two special education laboratory schools.
    the kinderfrogs school & the starpoint school

Transfer Students

Students planning to transfer to TCU and the College of Education should contact Amanda Nickerson, Director of Transfer Admissions, at amanda.nickerson@tcu.edu as soon as possible when considering TCU. The Office of Transfer Admissions can answer questions about admission to the university, scholarships and financial aid, and determine how completed coursework will transfer to TCU.

To be eligible to apply for admission to the College of Education, in addition to meeting minimum established criteria, students transferring from another institution must complete a minimum of 12 hours of coursework at TCU earning at least a 2.75 grade point average. Contact Diana Woolsey, Director of Teacher Certification at d.woolsey@tcu.edu for questions concerning teacher certification and admission to the teacher preparation program. Contact Melissa Garza, Academic Advisor at m.m.garza@tcu.edu for advising.