TCU competes in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports as a member of the Division I Mountain West Conference. Over its history, TCU was a long-time member of the former Southwest Conference, competing with Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Baylor, Southern Methodist University, Houston, Arkansas, and Rice. After the Southwest Conference's breakup in 1995, a period of transition began for TCU athletics. TCU soon joined the Western Athletic Conference, then shifted to Conference USA in 2001, and in 2005, moved again, joining the Mountain West Conference.
TCU's varsity sports have a long and storied history of excellence, boasting eight men's and nine women's varsity squads. Men's sports include baseball, basketball, football, golf, swimming & diving, track & field, cross country and tennis. Women's sports include basketball, volleyball, golf, swimming & diving, cross country, track & field, soccer, equestrian, and tennis.
The Horned Frogs have won two national championships, one in 1935 and the other in 1938. Additionally, the team has captured fourteen conference championships. Many notable football players played for TCU, including Sammy Baugh, Davey O'Brien, Bob Lilly, Aaron Schobel, and LaDainian Tomlinson.
The Horned Frogs play their home games in the on campus 44,008 seat Amon G. Carter Stadium. Gary Patterson has coached the team since 2000, leading the Horned Frogs to a 62-25 record (.713), including four bowl wins in seven appearances.
The Daily Skiff is Texas Christian University's student newspaper, published Tuesday-Friday during the Fall and Spring semesters.
The Horned Frog is the school yearbook.
Image Magazine is TCU's magazine.
TCU has a radio station as well, which stretches widely across the Dallas/Fort Worth area. It is KTCU, FM 88.7 "The Choice"
Texas Christian University boasts a robust Greek life, including the following organizations:
Nine Interfraternity Council (IFC) fraternities (Delta Tau Delta, Kappa Sigma, Lambda Chi Alpha, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Delta Theta, Pi Kappa Phi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi, Sigma Phi Epsilon)
Eleven Pan-Hellenic Council (PHC) sororities (Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Kappa, Zeta Tau Alpha)
One Christian fraternity, Beta Upsilon Chi, and one Christian sorority, Eta Iota Sigma.
Four members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) (Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Alpha Phi Alpha, Phi Beta Sigma)
Four members of the Multi-cultural Greek Council (Lambda Theta Phi, Chi Upsilon Sigma, Sigma Lambda Alpha, Kappa Lambda Delta)
Dozens of professional and academic organizations, including Phi Beta Kappa and Delta Sigma Pi
Music Fraternities including Phi Mu Alpha, Mu Phi Epsilon, Tau Beta Sigma, and Kappa Kappa Psi.