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Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX, USA
3.71 Average Rating

Originally founded in 1899 as a liberal arts college, Tarleton State University is now a public state university with five campus locations and a member of the Texas A&M University System. The largest non-land grant agricultural institution in the nation, Tarleton grants bachelor’s degrees in 67 fields of study. To provide real world learning opportunities, Tarleton features an Applied Learning Experience program encompassing internships, service learning, and study abroad initiatives, and the TMATE or Tarleton Model for Accelerated Teacher Education program was recognized by the Association of Teacher Education for program excellence. Throughout the year, Tarleton hosts a number of all-campus events and festivals including Howdy Week and the Homecoming bonfire. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
98%
Out of State Students
2%
0
100
50%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 20
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1055
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. March 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision June 1, 2019
Other December 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
13,052
Total Number of Undergrads
11,463
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
30%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
47%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$15,364
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$3,900
Out-of-State Tuition
$13,488
0
100
53%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
63%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,221
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
36%
64%
Student Organizations
120
Size of Town
Town: Remote
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Dallas
Waco
Austin
Killeen
Houston
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$46,300
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What Students Are Saying

3.71 Average Rating
Tarleton State University is a well rounded 4 year university. It offers an experience that most other Colleges cannot. tarletons most unique feature is the fact that it is in the middle of a small cowboy run town.
dustin from Stephenville, TX
1.tarleton is outstanding small school to attend.
2. tarleton is a caring university.
3. tarleton students are more than a number at tarleton.
James from Crowley, TX

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