Texas Christian University is a private university
in Fort Worth
. It was started as the Addran Male and Female Academy
in 1873 by Addison Clark
and Randolph Clark
. TCU's colors are purple
and their mascot
is the horned toad
. It was originally part of the Christian Church
which is now the Disciples of Christ
and doesn't play and active role in the school.
TCU is locally known as a country club for business majors from wealthy families. They have decent liberal arts programs but are considered sub-par in their science disciplines.