Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Tarleton are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Tarleton State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 8%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 64% more female students than male students enrolled at Tarleton State University with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Tarleton has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of Tarleton State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Tarleton State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,963
Women 8,146

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Tarleton serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Tarleton State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,170 per year

40% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
13,109
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 21.8%
Part time Undergrads 22.7%

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