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Tarleton State University
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  • 4 Year
  • STEPHENVILLE, TX

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Report Card

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

About

1333 W. WASHINGTON
STEPHENVILLE, TX 76401
About Tarleton State...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Division I Independents
From Tarleton State University

With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community.

Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education.

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Tarleton State University Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
August 1
Acceptance Rate
58%
SAT Range
940-1120
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$15,181 / 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
$7,522 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
92%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 103 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 124 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 124 responses

Majors

Academics at Tarleton

With more than 100 programs of study and six different locations to choose from, we've got you covered! Tarleton academic programs will aid you in mastering the skill set needed to achieve your goals. Academic Colleges in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business, Education and Human Development, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal & Fine Arts, and Science & Technology.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    100%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,554 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,339
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
37%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 94 responses
  • Equally partier, country, and dedicated
    39%
  • Country
    32%
  • Dedicated
    12%
  • Humble
    7%
  • Partier
    3%
  • Helpful
    2%
  • Chill
    1%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 150 responses
Poll
66%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 170 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 110 responses
  • Community
    32%
  • A family
    30%
  • Small
    16%
  • I consider my friends family.
    8%
  • Small but growing too fast
    6%
  • Slow and Difficult to deal with
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
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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