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TCU Transfer Day

Community College Counselor Visit
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Joael Kelly

on 6 March 2015

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Transcript of TCU Transfer Day

TCU
Learning
to
Change
the world

TCU Admission Staff
Ray Brown
Dean of Admission

Amanda Nickerson
Director of Transfer Admission

Joael Kelly
Assoc. Director of Transfer Admission

Joan Williamson
Administrative Assistant

Angie Davis
Transcript Evaluator

ReillyJo Cavanaugh
Document Specialist

Transfer Day Schedule
10:00 Welcome
10:05 Professor Perspective
10:15 Admission and the TCU Core
11:15 Tour
12:15 Lunch
12:45 Transition to TCU
12:55 Transfer Student Mentors
1:30 Scholarship and Financial Aid
2:00 Closing and Questions
2:15 Social Media Contest Winner
2:15 Optional Residence Hall Tour
Dr. Rob Rhodes
Admission Requirements
Minimum Cumulative GPA of 2.0
The typical admitted student has a 2.75 GPA or higher.
Non-Transferrable Coursework
Vocational or technical coursework
College is not “regionally” accredited
Remedial/Non-college level courses
Practice Classes
Fine Arts
Internships
Certain Religion Classes
Pre-Health
Time for the Tour!
Welcome Back!
Student Development Services
TCU
Transfer Panel
$$ Let's talk
Money $$
TCU Tuition & Fees Cost
$40,630 per 2015-2016 Academic Year
(12 to 18 Credit Hours per semester)
$14,250 approx. Room, board and books
$54,830
TCU Scholarship $12,000
Phi Theta Kappa $12,500
TCU Faculty $15,000
TCU Deans $18,000
Amount per year up to 3 years
Apply by final deadling
Min. GPA 3.25
Min. hours 27
Scholarships are awarded until all funds are exhausted
Joael Kelly
Chair Transfer
Scholarship Committee

Trudy Conner
Financial Aid Advisor
What Is Financial Aid?

Trudy Conner
Financial Aid Advisor
Academic Scholarships
Performance Awards
TCU Grants
Federal grants and loans
State grants and loans
Federal work-study
Private loans
Performance Awards
(Based on talent or skill)
Athletics
Art
Dance
Theatre
Music
Outside Scholarships
www.fastweb.com
www.firstgov.gov
www.collegeboard.org
1. Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
To apply free online: www.fafsa.ed.gov
File after January 1
June 1 priority funding deadline.
2. CSS PROFILE (College Board)
www.collegeboard.org
File by June 1
Important Information
Admitted students that have filed a CSS PROFILE and/or a FAFSA will receive an “award” letter beginning in late April.
Students may grant 3rd party access to others at http://my.tcu.edu
Who is my Financial
Aid Advisor?
A-C Trudy Conner- t.conner@tcu.edu
D-K D'Mon Peeples- d.peeples@tcu.edu
L-Q Jennifer Zettler- j.zettler@tcu.edu
R-Z Michael Leshner- m.leshner@tcu.edu
Contact Information
Questions?
You’re Admitted!!
What’s Next?
$500 Tuition Deposit (non-refundable)
Get Advised by Major department
Send Health Center Meningitis shot record
Send Final transcripts
Register Online as of June 3/Dec 2
Good Standing Form
Choose from two
Orientation Dates
June 30
August 14
Frog Camp
Transfer Housing Options
$400 Housing Deposit (refundable)
Payable if you attended fewer than 4 long semesters after high school graduation
Other transfers may sign the housing wait-list
Thank you for coming!
Department of Management, Entrepreneurship and Leadership
Neeley School of Business
Admission & TCU Core Curriculum
Joael Kelly
Exceptions...
Neeley School of Business
3.0 from a 4-year college
3.25 from a 2-year college
Pre-business
Minimum GPA
2.5 overall
85% HESI
2.5 science
A&P I
A&P II
Microbiology
Statistics
3.5 overall
3.5 Science
91% HESI
Competitive GPA
February 1
Apply with NursingCAS.org
Clinical/Admission Decisions
Accelerated- March
Traditional - April
Strategic Communication (AD/PR)
3.0 from a 4-year college
3.25 from a 2-year college
How we calculate GPA
For Admission
Fall 2015
April 15 - Early Registration
August 1 - Final
Spring 2016
December 1 - Final
Nursing 2016
Summer and Fall- February 1
Deadlines
Documents
Required for All
Application for Admission
Official transcripts from all colleges
Essay
$40 application fee

Applicants with fewer than 24 hrs
High School transcript
SAT/ACT scores

Nursing Clinical Applicants
A2 (HESI) scores
Separate Resume'
Professor of Professional Practice
We will not replace grades
“I” converts to “F”
PE Activities are credit-only
All transferable classes
Academic Fresh Start
What does not transfer?
Rachael Capua
Scholarship Requirements
Transfer Merit-based Scholarships
?


Community College:
a. If you have taken biology and chemistry, you’ll need a 3.2 GPA in introductory chemistry and biology courses, and a cumulative GPA of 3.6.
b. If you have not taken biology and chemistry, you’ll need a cumulative 3.7 GPA.



University:
a. If you have taken biology and chemistry, you’ll need a 2.8 GPA in introductory chemistry and biology courses, and a cumulative GPA of 3.4.
b. If you have not taken biology and chemistry, you’ll need a cumulative 3.5 GPA.

Transfer Student for a semester. Horned Frog for life.
April Brown
Chair- Veteran Ser
After All Documents Arrive
You will get an email
We will calculuate GPA
We review for scholarship
How To Check Documents
My.TCU.EDU
Decisions and Scholarships
Rolling
2-3 weeks
Financial Aid Later
Asst. Director of Sophomore and Junior Experience
Band
Choir
Orchestra
INSTITUTIONAL AID

Academic Scholarships
Athletic Scholarships
Departmental Scholarships
Fine Arts Scholarships
Veterans
Yellow Ribbon/Post 9/11
Full-tuition
Contacts:
Ricardo Avitia (Paperwork)
r.avitia@tcu.edu
Trudy Conner (Financial Aid)
t.conner@tcu.edu
ROTC
Air Force
Army
FEDERAL/STATE AID
Grants:
Pell Grant
Texas Equalization Grant
Federal Supplemental Education
Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
Work Study
Loans
Subsidized/Unsubsidized
TCU Grants
TCU Grant
Middle Income Grant
Religious Grants
ROTC Room and Board Grant

How Do I Get
Need-Based Aid?
Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday 8 am to 5 pm

Office: 817-257-7858

Email: financialaid@tcu.edu

For general information please visit
our website at www.financialaid.tcu.edu
Keri Cyr-Director of Sophomore and Junior Year Experience
John Mark Day-Director of the First Year Experience
Lindsay Knight-Asst. Director of the First Year Experience
Social Media Contest
#TCUTransferDay
Social Media
Contest Winner
Optional
Residence
Hall
Tour
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