Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$8,276

$17,448

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
480
75th
550
25th
460
75th
22
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
75th
23
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,873
Declined 4,296
Total Received 10,169
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Public

12,825

undergraduate students

2,371

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 15,196
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational

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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

Tarleton State University
1333 West Washington
Stephenville, TX
76401

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
24%
Top 1/2
67%
Bottom 1/2
33%
Bottom 1/4
83%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
480
75th
550
25th
460
75th
22
25th
16
75th
23
25th
17
75th
23
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
Application deadline (final deadline) June 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline March 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,873
Declined 4,296
Total Received 10,169

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Recommended

Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 254 968-9070
F: 254 968-9600
finaid@tarleton.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, dodgeball, flag football, mountain biking, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Lone Star Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations.
Agricultural Communication/Journalism.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Mechanization, General.
Agricultural and Extension Education Services.
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew.
Animal Sciences, General.
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Psychology.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Counseling Psychology.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
General Studies.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Histologic Technician.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Hydrology and Water Resources Science.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Livestock Management.
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Education.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Office Management and Supervision.
Ornamental Horticulture.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Quality Control Technology/Technician.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Zoology/Animal Biology.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/marketing
  2. Interdisciplinary Studies
  3. Agriculture

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Computer Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-veterinary science

15,196

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

12,825
students

Female
62%
7,930

Male
38%
4,895

16%

2,371
students

Female
66%
1,555

Male
34%
816

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

8,699
students

Female
62%
5,390

Male
38%
3,309

32%

4,126
students

Female
62%
2,540

Male
38%
1,586

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 23

Spring: January 10

Summer: June 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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