Tuition & Fees

$8,162

$20,145

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,482
Declined + 1,806
Total Received 6,288
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Public

10,750

undergraduate students

1,583

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
29%
400-499
49%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
46%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
26%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
57%
12-17
22%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
48%
12-17
31%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
48%
12-17
28%
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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 12,333
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: 18,561), 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
35%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
87%
Bottom 1/2
13%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
29%
400-499
49%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
35%
400-499
46%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
26%
400-499
50%
300-399
20%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
57%
12-17
22%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
48%
12-17
31%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
48%
12-17
28%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
July 21
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

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,482
Declined + 1,806
Total Received 6,288

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 $17,903,031
State $7,242,761
Institutional $5,607,829
Other external $2,987,356
Total $33,740,977

Non-need-based

Federal
State $78,800
Institutional
Other external
Total $78,800

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

87%

10,750
students

Female
61%
6,589

Male
39%
4,161

Graduate

13%

1,583
students

Female
60%
956

Male
40%
627

undergraduateFull-time

77%

8,309
students

Female
62%
5,120

Male
38%
3,189

undergraduatePart-time

23%

2,441
students

Female
61%
1,469

Male
39%
972

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
18%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
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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