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Tarleton State University

Stephenville, Texas

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Overview

Student Population
14,016
Tarleton State University overview
Location Stephenville, Texas
Online tarleton.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Remote Town
Tarleton State University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Stephenville, Texas, Tarleton State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 10,169 prospective students applied, and 5,873 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,274 enrolled in the school.  9,015 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,001 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $4,951 plus fees of $3,325. Tarleton is ranked 739 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

4/10
Overall
4/10
Academics
2/10
Resources
5/10
Outcomes
2/10
Value

Tarleton is rated within the lower 38% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Tarleton State University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very Easy
Tarleton State University overview
SAT 940/1120
ACT 18/23
Estimated GPA 3.21
Applications Accepted
57.8% 
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Applications Due May 31, 2023
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$4,951
In State Costs for Tarleton State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,036
Other Fees$3,325
Room and Board $9,321
Budget for Other Expenses$3,216
Total One Year Cost$21,849
Out of State Resident Tuition
$14,123
Out of State Costs for Tarleton State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,036
Other Fees$3,325
Room and Board $9,321
Budget for Other Expenses$3,216
Total One Year Cost$31,021

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
39% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Tarleton State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
General Studies 18%
Agriculture 11%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8%
Psychology 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228529 IPEDS survey data for Tarleton State University.

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