Tarleton State University: Review & Facts

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Tarleton State University is a medium four-year, public school with 12,330 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1899 and is the only school located in Stephenville, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
92
Fair
At Tarleton State University you can obtain your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Tarleton State University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 92 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Agriculture, Management, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
66%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Tarleton State University is relatively low at 66% (close to Texas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Tarleton State University is low: 46%. About 36% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Tarleton State University is reasonably decent: 19:1. Find out more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$16,100
High
Average tuition costs are slightly high - around $13,100 a year. The additional fees at Tarleton State University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $3,000, which comes to $16,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Tarleton State University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
50%
Doable
According to recent data, 9,300 applications were submitted and 4,619 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Tarleton State University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,400
Low
Tarleton State University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Tarleton State University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Tarleton State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 3,600 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - approximately $3,400 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Tarleton State University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Tarleton State University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Tarleton State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Tarleton State University, 1333 W. Washington, Stephenville, Texas 76401-0000, USA
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