Tarleton Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Tarleton State University
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into Tarleton and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate. Last year, 5,381 out of 10,681 applicants were admitted making Tarleton a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. Only 35% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Tarleton SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT63%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1200|
|Average SAT Score||1120|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Tarleton State University?
Tarleton State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 63 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1200 and Above||Good||>63%|
|1115 to 1200||Avg +||50%-63%|
|1030 to 1115||Avg -||37%-50%|
|945 to 1030||Reach||26%-37%|
|Less than 945||Low||<26%|
Tarleton ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT54%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||22|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||23|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Tarleton?
Admission data indicates that Tarleton regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. 54 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Tarleton State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|23 and Above||Good||>65%|
|20 to 23||Avg +||50%-65%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||40%-50%|
|16 to 18||Reach||30%-40%|
|Less than 16||Low||<30%|
Tarleton State University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
68% of Tarleton State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||8%|
|Top 25% of class||24%|
|Top 50% of class||68%|
|Bottom 50% of class||32%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||34%||38%||35%|
Applications are DueAug 1, 2019
Days left to Apply15
Applicants have 15 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Tarleton State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228529 IPEDS survey data for Tarleton State University.