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Tarleton State University
  • 4 Year
  • STEPHENVILLE, TX

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Tarleton State is a public university located in Stephenville, Texas. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,211 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Tarleton State acceptance rate is 56%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 49% of students, Tarleton State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,900.

About

1333 W. WASHINGTON
STEPHENVILLE, TX 76401
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Lone Star Conference

Tarleton State University Rankings

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Tarleton State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
950-1140
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$14,631 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,142 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
87%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 103 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 118 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 118 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    35%
  • On Campus
    50%
  • Online
    15%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,211 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,139
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 88 responses
  • Equally partier, country, and dedicated
    41%
  • Country
    32%
  • Dedicated
    13%
  • Humble
    8%
  • Partier
    3%
  • Helpful
    1%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
55%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 144 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 164 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 104 responses
  • Community
    32%
  • A family
    31%
  • Small
    17%
  • I consider my friends family.
    9%
  • Small but growing too fast
    7%
  • Home away from home
    2%
  • Slow and Difficult to deal with
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
92%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 84 responses

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