Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$9,138

$21,717

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
51%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
58%
12-17
20%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,594
Declined 2,583
Total Received 7,177
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Public

11,350

undergraduate students

1,826

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 13,176
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational

175-acre campus in Stephenville (population: 20,797), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Fort Worth
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dallas-Fort Worth International

Tarleton State University
1333 West Washington
Stephenville, TX
76401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Student Programming Association
  • Kappa Delta Rho
  • Delta Zeta
  • Chi Alpha

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Halloween Carnival
  • Vegas Night
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
65%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
14%
500-599
51%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
58%
12-17
20%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline August 20
School has early action program yes

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,594
Declined 2,583
Total Received 7,177

Admissions Factors

Very Important

class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Basketball, Football, Golf, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Communication, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
Histologic Technician
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

13,176

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

11,350
students

Female
62%
7,038

Male
38%
4,312

14%

1,826
students

Female
66%
1,213

Male
34%
613

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

8,211
students

Female
63%
5,098

Male
37%
3,113

28%

3,139
students

Female
62%
1,940

Male
38%
1,199

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 65%
Student 5 year graduation rate 49%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
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

1,468

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 20

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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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

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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
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