What Are Some Christian Colleges in Texas?


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Some Christian colleges in Texas include Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Southwestern Christian College in Terrell and Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. All three schools were founded in the Christian faith and offer an education that is Christian-centered.

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Abilene Christian University was founded in 1906 by the Churches of Christ as a master's-level university. As of 2015, the school maintains its strong relationship with these groups. ACU has an undergraduate enrollment of 4,600 students. The school offers more than 125 different fields of study and 71 bachelor's degree programs. ACU also has graduate programs.

Southwestern Christian College was also founded by the Churches of Christ. The school began in 1948 as Southern Bible Institute. It offers a 2-year associate's degree program in the liberal arts and a 4-year bachelor's degree program in Bible and Religious Education. SCC focuses on helping students make the academic transition form high school to college-level work.

Texas Christian University was founded in 1873 and as of 2015, has a graduate enrollment of 1,386 and an undergraduate enrollment of 8,647. Its motto is "Learning to change the world." TCU offers its students 117 different undergraduate academic fields, plus 62 master degree programs and 25 doctoral degree programs. The school colors are white and purple and the mascot is the horned frog.

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