Tarleton State University campus

Overview

Applicants
6,288
Acceptance Rate
71%

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 520
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
430 - 530
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
400 - 500
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 23

Deadlines


Early Action
March 1

Regular
July 21

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
19:1
Total Faculty
707
with Terminal Degree

379
Women
328
Men
106
Minority

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
24%
Graduate in 5 years
39%
Graduate in 6 years
44%

Majors

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Mechanization, General
  • Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
  • Livestock Management
  • Ornamental Horticulture

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Finance, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Management Science, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Office Management and Supervision

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Communication, General

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Information Science/Studies

  • Education

  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education, General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Superintendency and Educational System Administration
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

  • Engineering

  • Engineering Physics
  • Engineering, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering

  • Engineering Technologies/Technicians

  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Manufacturing Technology/Technician

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Human Nutrition

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
  • Histologic Technician
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • International/Global Studies
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Science
  • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Social Work

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Transportation and Materials Moving

  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Doctoral
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Millie Hughes-Fulford
Astronaut - Spaceship Challenger

Barry B. Thompson
Chancellor - Texas AandM University System

O. H. Frazier
World Renown Heart Surgeon

Charles Stenholm
U.S. House of Representatives

Hugh Wolfe
Founded Wolfe Nursery chain

Hal Mummy
Head Football Coach - University of Kentucky

Earl Rudder
Chancellor - Texas AandM University System

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
24%
Graduate in 5 years
39%
Graduate in 6 years
44%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
May 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,284

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$6,311

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,036

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
68%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$26,507

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$3,439

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
10,750
Foreign Countries Represented
22

Demographics

1.14%
Asian
8.06%
African-American
17.82%
Hispanic
68.35%
Caucasian

61% female
39% male
2% are out of state
77% are full time
23% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
35%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
90%

Campus Environment
Village

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Dorms Male
Other

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
117
Number of Honor Societies
13

Number of Social Sororities
9
Number of Religious Organizations
12

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Texans)
7 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Football
Rodeo
Track Field Outdoor
Women's Sports (Texanns)
9 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross Country
Golf
Rodeo
Softball
Tennis
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
Minority Support Groups: WWW.TARLETON.EDU/MULTSERV/

Army ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
90

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
110

Average Number of PC's per Lab
25

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Jessica Hendrickson
Coordinator, Welcome Center

Address
Box T-0610
Stephenville, TX 76402

Phone
254-968-9845

Email
info@tarleton.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Barry B. Thompson Student Center
Recreational Sports Facility
Dick Smith Library
Wisdom Gym
Science Bldg with Planetarium
New Residences New Dining Hall

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Erath County Courthouse
The Stephenville Museum
Cowboy Capital Walk of Fame
WK Gordon Center for Industrial History
Granbury (square and Dora Lee Langdon Center)
Dublin (Dr. Pepper Museum)

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Monday - Friday
8:00 - 5:00
254-968-9845

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 11 am; 1 pm; 3 pm Monday thru Friday
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times
Not applicable

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
info@tarleton.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Visiting Center

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
DFW International Airport approximately 100 miles. Bus Service but no passenger train service. Enterprise Rent-A-Car has location in Stephenville.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Highways 281, 377, and 67. 100 miles SW of Dallas/Fort Worth. (67 or 377) 20 miles NW of Hico (281) 32 miles W of Glen Rose (67)

Local Accommodations
Best Western Cross Timbers Comfort Inn Stephenville Days Inn Stephenville Holiday Inn Stephenville Hampton Inn (new) La Quinta (new)