Box T 0001, Tarleton Station Stephenville, TX 76402 254-968-9125
http://www.tarleton.edu uadm@tarleton.edu
About Tarleton State University
  • Year of Foundation 1899
  • Size of Campus 125 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population N/A
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57% 43% 4%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,166
  • Room and Board $5,944
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 7,781
Founded in 1899 as a private, liberal arts college known then as John Tarleton College, the institution became a member of The Texas A&M University System in 1917, a four-year degree-granting institution in 1959 and gained status as a university in 1973. The third largest non-land grant agriculture university in the United States, Tarleton is a leader in teacher education. It has one of the largest and oldest public school improvement partnerships in the United States.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 2
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Sports; Homecoming Week; National Campus Week of Dialogue; Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration; Racism and Diversity Conference; Student Government Elections
  • Number of students in fraternities 9
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi - National Scholastic; Alpha Phi Sigma - Criminal Justice; Alpha Psi Omega - Theatre; Alpha Zeta - Agriculture; Beta Beta Beta - Biology; Delta Mu Delta - Business; Kappa Delta Pi - Education; Kappa Omicron Nu - Human Sciences; Lambda Tau - Clini
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Ministry; Lutheran Student Felloship; Methodist Student Union
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Zeta Phi Beta; Kappa Delta Chi; Alpha Phi Alpha; Alpha Kappa Alpha; Los Tejanos de Tarleton; Ballet Folklorico; Clasz; United Minority Association
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 9
Transportation
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Dallas/Ft. Worth (90), Waco (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Cleburne (55)
  • Distance to nearest bus Stephenville (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 59%
  • Number of students using college housing N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 22%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 17
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (32%), women's dorms (26%), men's dorms (20%), apartments for married students (3%), apartment for single students (19%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 78%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 59%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,700
  • Student Computer Availability yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 3,450
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 50
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic
  • Museums New science building has a planeterium.
  • Number Of Subscriptions N/A
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 8%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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