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Mission, Vision & Values


Our Mission

The mission of Texas Christian University, a private comprehensive university, is to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community through research and creative activities, scholarship, service, and programs of teaching and learning offered through the doctoral level.

Our Vision

To be a world-class, values-centered university

Our Core Values

At TCU, we value:
Academic and personal achievement
Intellectual inquiry and the creation of knowledge
Artistic and creative expression
A heritage of service in pursuit of the greater good
Personal freedom and integrity
The dignity of and respect for the individual
Active appreciation for the array of human experience and the potential of every human being