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Because we believe research is vital to cultivating critical thinkers, analytical learners and global-minded citizens.

TCU’s College of Science & Engineering is where open doors open minds. We offer personalized, rigorous instruction with an emphasis on undergraduate research that is unique among national universities. 


 2,000 C&E undergrads
 232 faculty publications
 40% do research
 $15.9 million in grants
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We Encourage Student Research

Our Science and Engineering Research Center (SERC) grants provide student funding for about 70 projects annually. Applications are taken twice a year for grants of up to $1500 per student project.

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We Host Research Event Opportunities

The annual Michael and Sally McCracken Student Research Symposium is an interdisciplinary catered social event for undergraduate and graduate student researchers featuring awards and live entertainment.

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How Our Faculty Improve The World

Our professors don’t just teach, they do. Check out some of their amazing stories.