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Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

Tarleton State, founded in 1899, is a public university. Its 125-acre campus is located in Stephenville, in north-central Texas, 65 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

Web Sitewww.tarleton.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students11,463
   Women6,267 (54.7%)
   Men5,196 (45.3%)
Graduate Students1,589

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate74% of 6,433 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineJuly 21
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading420-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing400-500 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite18-23 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $22,612
Out-of-state: $34,852
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,466
Out-of-state: $20,706
Room and Board
$9,970
Average Percent of Need Met64%
Average Freshman Award$10,538
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$25,725

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
350
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 37% of classes
30-39 students: 17% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Stephenville Population18,208
Nearest Metropolitan AreaFort Worth
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 90% of freshmen, 35% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
Mascot 
Sororities18% of women participate
Fraternities 11% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.0% Asian
8.4% Black/African-American
19.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
67.1% White
0.7% Unknown
International Students0.3%
First-Year Students Returning 
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
23.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.49 3.60 520 564 19
Low 3.00 3.00 470 520 17
High 4.00 4.00 600 610 24
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