55%

Acceptance Rate

$8,002

Avg.Financial Aid

003631

FAFSA Code

About Tarleton State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

13,109

Website

www.tarleton.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Tarleton State University is a public university. The university was established as John Tarleton Agricultural College in the year 1899. The college was renamed to Tarleton State College in 1949 and turned to university in 1973. The university campus is located in a rural region of Texas and on a land of 125 acres.

  • University's acceptance rate is 50%.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 20:1.

  • The total population of the university is 13,049 students, in that full-timers are 13,882 and part-timers are 7,364 included.

  • The retention rate of part-timers is 66%, whereas the full-timer's retention rate is 71%.

  • The university has a total graduation rate of 43%.

Online Education at Tarleton State University 

The university offers 20 online programs across 13 majors at an affordable price and it is an accredited university in Texas. In the available programs, the students can choose any program of their interest. The university allows its students to earn a degree by maintaining personal and professional obligations through its distance education option.

  • The students can get the teaching experience as same as the students who are getting on campus, because of the same faculty teaching them.

  • As the university provides unconditional access for all the courses, students can complete their online courses at any time from any place. There will be technical support for online students so that they are free from any inconvenience.


Reviews

Following are the reviews sourced by some university students.

  • The campus is very nice with lots of organizations, which students can’t feel like a bore.
  • Faculty members offer very much support towards students.

  • The university is offering many programs for students so that they are free to choose any of those.

  • The university is very welcoming and works hard to engage with their students.

Location & Contact

Address

1333 W. Washington

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2549689000
Fax: 2549689000
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Rankings

The following are the rankings of the university sourced by U.S news.

  • The university is ranked at 91st place in Regional University West.

  • It is ranked as 35th in Top Public Schools.

  • It ranked at 181st in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

21st Jul

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

55%

SAT Range

960 - 1140

ACT Range

18 - 23

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,352

Average Annual Cost

$4,032

Books And Supplies

$966

Other Fees

$3,260

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,480

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,057

Total One Year Cost

$21,795

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

62%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,279

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

347 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

253 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

175 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

175 Graduates

Psychology, General

166 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

148 Graduates

Agriculture, General

115 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

77 Graduates

Animal Sciences

77 Graduates

Biology, General

73 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

70 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

70 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

60 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

58 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

56 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

54 Graduates

Marketing

54 Graduates

Social Work

49 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

42 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

33 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

29 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

28 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

25 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

21 Graduates

History

16 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

15 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

14 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

14 Graduates

Music

14 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

13 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

13 Graduates

Mathematics

13 Graduates

Political Science and Government

10 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

9 Graduates

Sociology

9 Graduates

Computer Science

8 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

7 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

6 Graduates

International Business

6 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

5 Graduates

Civil Engineering

5 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

5 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Plant Sciences

3 Graduates

Public Health

3 Graduates

International/Global Studies

2 Graduates

Engineering Physics

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

11,315

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

40%

Full-time

74%

Part-time

26%

Students Gender

Male

38%

US National: 44%

Female

62%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

67% White

1% Unknown

8% Black

20% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

0 Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

99%

In State

0

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,170 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

35%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,660/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,500/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,500/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Texans/Tex Anns

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Lone Star Conference

Total Male Athletes

212

Total Female Athletes

114

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Lacrosse

Rodeo

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$10,500

$25,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$109 - 265

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,002

Students Receiving Federal Grants

40%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,887

Students Receiving State Aid

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,809

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

58%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,763

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,966

$30K - $48K

$4,616

$48K - $75K

$1,888

$75K - $110K

$127

> $110K

$25

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,817,425

To help ease students with the cost of attendance, the university provides many financial aids and scholarships. The students who are eligible can utilize these to meet up their academic needs. Students can apply for Federal Student Aid by using Tarleton State University Federal School code 003631 to get the benefits of the aids provided by the Federal Government as well.   

Some of the financial aids available at the university are mentioned below.

  • The State Aid includes Toward Excellence, Access and Success Grant Program, Tarleton, Tuition Grant, Texas Public Assistance Grant.

  • The Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Federal Work-Study.

  • The Institutional Aid includes AB Medlen Scholarship, Agriculture Contest Scholarship, Ag. & Consumer Science Student Teacher Scholarship, Agriculture Services & Development Alumni Scholarship, BG Briner Family “Lead the Way” Scholarship, Brian lley Memorial Scholarship.

  • The Military Aid Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program, Survivors & Dependents Assistance (DEA), Montgomery GI Bill, Selected Reserve.

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