Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Texas


Address1333 W. Washington
School Websitewww.tarleton.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above


On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Tarleton State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Stephenville, Texas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 10,428 students applied to Tarleton State University. Of those students, 5,743 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Tarleton State University was $4,032, in addition to fees of $3,260. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Tarleton State University.

Tarleton State University has a 46% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In




The Tarleton State University acceptance rate is 55%. To put this into perspective, 5,743 of the 10,428 students who applied to Tarleton State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Tarleton State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Tarleton State University had an SAT score between the range of 960 and 1,140. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Tarleton State University was between 18 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to Tarleton State University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend


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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Tarleton State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $4,032. Combined with fees of $3,260, room and board costs of $10,480, other expenses of $3,057 and the $966 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $21,795.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $17,252 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Tarleton State University to $31,755 for out-of-state students.

Students at Tarleton State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Tarleton State University was $4,887 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 40%.

Tarleton State University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Tarleton State University.

Tarleton State University has a good gender split, with 62% of undergraduates being female and 38% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Texas residents; in fact, 98% of all students reside in Texas. However, 1% of students come from out-of-state .

The student to faculty ratio at Tarleton State University is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Tarleton State University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 33% students enroll at Tarleton State University part-time; the other 8,735 students enrolled full-time.

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