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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
  • 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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  • 5
  • Marquis from Burleson, TX
  • May-21-2014 I am a current student here

    I think this is the cheapest 4 year school in Texas. I've made connections here and I think I'll land a job right after graduation.

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  • 4
  • Jessica from Stephenville, TX
  • Feb-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Tarleton is very affordable for your parents to send you. If you use student loans to pay for college here you will be able to pay them off in your life time.

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