TSU

Tarleton State University

1333 W Washington St, Stephenville, United States
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    0
  • Class Notes
    0
  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    30
  • Previously Enrolled
    45

Overview of Tarleton State University (TSU)

About this school

Tarleton State, founded in 1899, is a public university. Its 125-acre campus is located in Stephenville, in north-central Texas, 65 miles southwest of Fort Worth.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:11,288
    • Men:4,400 (39.0%)
    • Women:6,888 (61.0%)

Location

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Admission Information (TSU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Tarleton State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
2
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 20
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
Box T-0001|Tarleton Station
City, State, Zip
Stephenville, TX  76402
Phone
(254) 968-9125
Fax
(254) 968-9920
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 20
Application Fee
$45
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
March 1
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
74% of 7,158 applicants were admitted
Women
77% of 4,529 applicants were admitted
Men
70% of 2,629 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,898 (36%) of 5,324 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,192 (34%) of 3,478 admitted students enrolled
Men
706 (38%) of 1,846 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
480-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
12%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
32%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
480-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
15%
• Score 500 - 600
53%
• Score 400 - 500
31%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
18-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
20%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
20%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (TSU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $9,078|Out-of-state: $21,266
  • Room & Board: - $9,872 (100.0%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Tarleton State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15 | Final deadline November 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003631
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,682 (88.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,255 (74.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,253 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
42 (3.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
62%
Average Award
$10,478
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,116 (89.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,987
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 991 (79.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,113
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
6,688 (79.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
5,458 (81.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,425 (99.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
175 (3.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$9,445
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,623 (85.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,256
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,455 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,135
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2 aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
74%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$24,695
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (TSU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


393

Part-Time Faculty


373

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 8% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 37% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 17% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 8% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1200
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Tarleton State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


67.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


25.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


42.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


47.6%

Programs & Majors (TSU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (75)


  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Production Operations, Other
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, Other
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Farm/Farm and Ranch Management
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Horticultural Science
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
  • Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • International Agriculture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Office Management and Supervision
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Range Science and Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Zoology/Animal Biology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies, Agriculture

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Accountancy, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Criminal Justice, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (37)


  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Applied Psychology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Communication--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Fish, Game, and Wildlife Management
  • History
  • Human Resources Management
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Music Education
  • Natural Resources
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health--General
  • Reading Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Work
  • Special Education

Campus Life (TSU)

Location & Geography

Population


18,208

Nearest Metropolitan Area


175 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Fort Worth

Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
80 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
90 mile(s) from campus in Dallas/Fort Worth
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Stephenville
Nearest Train Station
60 mile(s) from campus in Cleburne

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing

Students of College Housing


25% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


75%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
archery, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Tarleton State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, student programming association, kappa delta rho, delta zeta, chi alpha

Sororities


18% of women participate

Fraternities


11% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


8,428

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
11,288
Women
6,888
Men
4,400

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.1% Asian
  • 8.4% Black/African-American
  • 19.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 66.0% White
  • 0.8% Unknown

International Students


0.3%

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


1,731

Student Resources (TSU)

Study resources