Tuition & Fees

$8,903

$20,886

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,740
Declined + 1,693
Total Received 6,433
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Public

11,463

undergraduate students

1,589

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
53%
300-399
11%
600-699
7%
500-599
35%
400-499
49%
300-399
9%
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
53%
300-399
19%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
44%
12-17
39%
6-11
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
47%
12-17
30%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
47%
12-17
30%
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School Facts

Tarleton State, founded in 1899, is a public university. Its 175-acre campus is located in Stephenville, in north-central Texas, 65 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 13,052
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Stephenville, TX

175-acre campus in Stephenville (population: 19,374), 60 miles from Fort Worth; branch campuses at Fort Hood and in Granbury and Killeen. Served by bus; major airport serves Dallas-Fort Worth; train serves Cleburne (60 miles). School operates transportation on campus.

Tarleton State University
1333 West Washington
Stephenville, TX 76401

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
74%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 11% of male students
 
8 sororities 18% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
53%
300-399
11%
600-699
7%
500-599
35%
400-499
49%
300-399
9%
600-699
3%
500-599
24%
400-499
53%
300-399
19%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
12%
18-23
44%
12-17
39%
6-11
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
47%
12-17
30%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
47%
12-17
30%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
June 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline March 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,740
Declined + 1,693
Total Received 6,433

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Cindy Hess
Director of Admissions
P: 800 687-8236
F: 254 968-9951
uadm@tarleton.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $19,073,807
State $8,515,248
Institutional $7,263,018
Other external $3,092,224
Total $37,944,297

Non-need-based

Federal
State $60,856
Institutional
Other external
Total $60,856

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
rodeo
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Lone Star Conference
Mascot
Texans/Tex Anns
School colors
purple and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Systems
Agribusiness
Agricultural Services/Development
Agricultural/Consumer Resources
Agricultural/Natural Resource Sciences
Agriculture/Interdisciplinary Studies
Animal Science
Applied Arts/Sciences
Applied Sciences
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication Studies
Communications
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Construction Science/Management
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Administration
Curriculum/Instruction
Digital Media Studies
Economics
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Physics
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Finance
General Business
General Studies
Geoscience
Health Professions Technology
History
Histotechnology
Horticulture/Landscape Management
Human Resource Management
Human Resources Management
Industrial Occupations
Industrial Technology
Information Systems
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Business
International Business
International Studies
Kinesiology
Management
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Manufacturing/Industrial Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Laboratory Science
Medical Laboratory Technology
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
Performance
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Quality/Engineering Management
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
Veterinary Technology
Wildlife/Sustainability/Ecosystem Sciences
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Undergraduate

88%

11,463
students

Female
55%
6,267

Male
45%
5,196

Graduate

12%

1,589
students

Female
46%
735

Male
54%
854

undergraduateFull-time

70%

8,059
students

Female
61%
4,912

Male
39%
3,147

undergraduatePart-time

30%

3,404
students

Female
40%
1,355

Male
60%
2,049

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

71%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 23

Spring: January 10

Summer: June 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Nepal
Nigeria
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Marilyn Robitaille
Director of International Academic Programs
254 968-9545
robitaille@tarleton.edu

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