About Tarleton State University
On Campus Housing
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.
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.
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.
Highest Degree Offered
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 Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
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.