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Tarleton State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$14,584 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,696 tuition
$7,554 on campus room & board
$1,174 books and supplies
$2,160 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$23,080 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,192 tuition
$7,554 on campus room & board
$1,174 books and supplies
$2,160 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,049 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
86% of students receive aid
41% get federal aid ($4,159 avg)
46% get state aid ($3,903 avg)
31% get institn'l aid ($2,049 avg)
57% get loans ($8,851 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.09% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.39% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,079 68%
Federal Grant Aid $4,159 41%
Pell Grants $4,099 41%
Other Federal Grants $1,367 2%
Institution Grant Aid $2,049 31%
State Grant Aid $3,903 46%
Student Loans $8,851 57%
Federal Loans $8,412 56%
Other Loans $9,351 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: October 15
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Tarleton State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Tuition Guaranteed Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1333 W. Washington
Stephenville, TX 76401-0000
(254) 968-9000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $154
Out of State $508


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Jennifer from Hewitt, TX
  • Mar-07-2016 I am a past student here

    Tarleton is a great value! I am so thankful I chose Tarleton for my first degree. With financial aid help, I am debt free!

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  • 5
  • Tova from Northridge, CA
  • Dec-30-2015 I am a current student here

    Tarleton, even for out-of-state students, is a very affordable school. Scholarships are out there for everyone and for most, you are already considered for them when you apply through Tarleton's general scholarship application.

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  • 5
  • Dominic from Leander, TX
  • Jul-26-2014 I am a past student here

    The only movie theatre in Stephenville is awesome for new releases and for price! Tickets are priced at what most would pay for a matinee and on Wednesdays tickets drop down to $3, so take the date for a relaxing night in a comfortable theatre.

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