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WELCOME TO

TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY Students at Tarleton do more than just learn – they do. Here, learning is not just from a textbook. Students get to create real-world solutions for real-world challenges. As a Tarleton Texan, you’ll receive more than just knowledge. You’ll gain the know-how to be successful as a student and as a graduate so you can make your mark on the world. Discover what makes us different and why Tarleton is the perfect place for you.


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O F C L A S S E S H AV E F E W E R THAN 20 STUDENTS

MASCOT

IN TOP PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES

(REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES WEST) - U.S NEWS & WORLD REPORTÂ BEST COLLEGE RANKINGS 2020

STEPHENVILLE

FORT WORTH MIDLOTHIAN

TEXAN RIDER

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COUNTRIES OUTSIDE THE U.S. REPRESENTED ON CAMPUS AS OF FA L L 2 0 1 9

14,000+ FALL 2020 ENROLLMENT

173-ACRE MAIN CAMPUS

WACO

RELLIS-BRYAN

ONE HUNDRED + UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS


ACADEMICS From agriculture, business, education, humanities, to science and technology, Tarleton provides you with the knowledge and know-how to be successful in any career field.


COLLEGE OF

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences www.tarleton.edu/coaes The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences enhances global agriculture and natural resources by delivering innovative experiential learning, promoting groundbreaking research and encouraging community and global service. Students develop unparalleled know-how across the spectrum of agricultural industries and natural resources, graduating as experienced consultants and practitioners whose insights help keep our world’s essential food production and natural resource preservation strong. More than 2,000 students study animal science, agribusiness, agricultural education, agricultural communication, wildlife science, environmental science, horticulture and veterinary technology.

COLLEGE OF

Business

www.tarleton.edu/cob The College of Business seeks to develop tomorrow’s innovators, business leaders and creative thinkers with the know-how to lead with distinction today. It comprises outstanding faculty from across the globe, serving a diverse population of more than 2,800 remarkable students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online. Fostering a student-centered environment, the college offers academic programs that are current, relevant and sustainable. Classroom learning is supplemented with hands-on experiences, international study opportunities, research with real-world applications, participation in national and regional conferences, and student competitions. The college emphasizes a global perspective, multicultural awareness, ethical behavior, effective leadership, entrepreneurship and teamwork.

COLLEGE OF

Education www.tarleton.edu/coe The College of Education trains future professionals in kinesiology, education, the psychological sciences and child and family studies. Through innovative instruction, professors guide students to develop the knowledge, spirit, experience and confidence — the know-how — to become problem solvers as educators, behavioral scientists, early childhood professionals, coaches and exercise scientists. The college is home to three departments — Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Technology, and Psychological Sciences — as well as Education Preparation Services and the School of Kinesiology comprised of the Department of Health and Human Performance and the Department of Sport Science. More than 2,600 students are enrolled in the college, attending classes in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online.



COLLEGE OF

Health Sciences and Human Services www.tarleton.edu/chshs The College of Health Sciences and Human Services trains future professionals in counseling, medical lab sciences, nursing, public health and social work. About 2,100 students are enrolled in the college, attending courses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online. Tarleton’s School of Nursing is part of the college and strives to improve the health of individuals and communities by providing an exceptional nursing education in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco and online. With a learner-focused approach, Tarleton offers academically and clinically challenging undergraduate and graduate programs that equip students with the skills and know-how to make a difference.

COLLEGE OF

Liberal and Fine Arts www.tarleton.edu/colfa Tarleton State University’s College of Liberal and Fine Arts offers majors in 18 fields from art and digital media to legal and international studies. It is the home of the University bands, vocal performance groups, two radio stations, and numerous study programs in the United States and abroad. Other degree opportunities include theatre, journalism, paralegal training, event management, technical writing, history, sociology and criminal justice. In addition to undergraduate programs, the college also has graduate programs in public administration, communications, music education, and English. The college is home to the School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies which offers both master’s and doctoral degrees. The college has various programs online and on campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, and on the RELLIS campus in Bryan.

COLLEGE OF

Science and Technology www.tarleton.edu/cost Tarleton’s College of Science and Technology educates students to work in science, technology, engineering and technology and be employed in healthcare, research, education, manufacturing, environmental science, engineering and business workforce. Nearly 1,600 students are enrolled in academic programs in the college at the Stephenville, RELLIS, Global Online, and Fort Worth campuses. Tarleton’s outstanding science faculty work with students in state-of-the-art facilities that include a nuclear accelerator lab, a large undergraduate research observatory, and new engineering building, and the first planetarium in The Texas A&M University System. The School of Engineering brings together a breadth of related professional programs from engineering, engineering technology and computer science while supporting collaborations and synergies for continued growth. The Timberlake Biological Field Station contains nearly 800 acres along the Colorado River that was established to advance environmental research and engage students in scientific discovery.


MAJORS & CONCENTRATIONS ACCOUNTING ^ AGRIBUSINESS ^

Agricultural Economics Agribusiness Management Dairy Business Management Personal/Small Business Financial Planning

AGRICULTURAL COMMUNICATION AGRICULTURAL & CONSUMER SCIENCE #

Agribusiness (Non-Thesis/Thesis) Educator Certification Leadership (Non-Thesis/Thesis)

AGRICULTURAL & NATURAL RESOURCES # Professional (Non-Thesis) Track Research (Thesis) Track

AGRICULTURAL SERVICES & DEVELOPMENT * ^

Agricultural Science with Teaching Certification Agri-Industries & Agencies Interdisciplinary Agriculture

ANIMAL SCIENCE ^

Animal Production Business Meat & Food Science Pre-Veterinary Medicine Range & Ranch Management

APPLIED SCIENCE Business Administration Psychological Sciences

ART *

Studio Art

BIOLOGY ^

Aquatic Ecology Botany General Biology General Environmental General Wildlife Life Science Molecular Terrestrial Ecology Zoology

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE General Pre-Medical & Pre-Dental Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Veterinary Medicine

BUSINESS ^

CHEMISTRY ^

Biochemistry Environmental Chemistry Forensic Chemistry Interdisciplinary Pre-Medical & Pre-Dental Pre-Pharmacy Professional Chemistry

CHILD & FAMILY STUDIES + ^ Child Life Education Early Childhood Education Family Life Education

CIVIL ENGINEERING COMMUNICATIONS ^

Journalism & Broadcasting Professional & Relational Communication Public Relations & Event Management Public Relations & Social Engagement Sports Communication Travel, Event & Activity Management

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

COMPUTER SCIENCE ^ Computer Engineering Computer Science Data Science Game Development Software Engineering

CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT COUNSELING # CRIMINAL JUSTICE ^ CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION DIGITAL MEDIA STUDIES Game Design Media Production

ECONOMICS EDUCATION * ^

Elementary Content Certification Options with ESL Supplemental Middle School Content Certification Options with ESL Supplemental Secondary Content Certification All Level Special Education EC-6 General with ESL Supplemental

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION # Educational Technology Leadership Higher Education Principal Certification Superintendent Certification

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP ~ EC-12 Education Leadership Higher Education Leadership

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ENGLISH * ^

Technical Writing Emphasis

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Environmental Policy Geospatial Information Science (GIS) Science Soil Science

FINANCE GENERAL BUSINESS GENERAL STUDIES GEOGRAPHY & GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS GEOSCIENCE * ^ Earth Science Environmental Science Geology Hydrogeology Petroleum Geology

HEALTH PROFESSIONS TECHNOLOGY HISTORY HISTOTECHNOLOGY > HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ^ INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY General

INFORMATION SYSTEMS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY + INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL STUDIES KINESIOLOGY * ^

Athletic Training # Coaching, Athletic Administration & Recreation Exercise & Allied Health Professions Exercise & Sport Studies Fitness, Athletic & Strength Training Physical Education Physical Education-Teacher Education Certification

LEGAL STUDIES Paralegal Studies Pre-Law


MANAGEMENT ^

Business Analytics Executive Communication Management & Leadership (Non-Thesis/Thesis) Self-Design (Non-Thesis/Thesis) Social Media Strategy Recreation & Sports

MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT Industrial Management Safety Management General

MARKETING MATHEMATICS ^

Biomathematics Data Analysis Environmental Mathematics Financial Analysis General Pre-Actuarial Pre-Law Pre-Medical & Pre-Dental Technical Writing

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

MUSIC * ^

Instrumental Emphasis Jazz Studies Music Business Musical Theatre Vocal Emphasis

NURSING ^

Pre-Licensure BSN ·Generic BSN Post-Licensure BSN ·LVN to BSN ·RN To BSN MSN Nursing Administration MSN Nursing Education

NUTRITIONAL SCIENCE PERFORMANCE

Instrumental Emphasis Piano Emphasis Vocal Emphasis

PHYSICS POLITICAL SCIENCE *

American Politics Comparative Politics/International Relations Social Studies Composite

PSYCHOLOGY ^

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

Educational Psychology General Psychology Pre-Clinical Psychology

MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE ^

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION ^

MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY >

PUBLIC HEALTH

Certification in Microbiology Public Health Educator Public Health Pre-Graduate

MINORS Accounting Agribusiness Agricultural Communication Agricultural Mechanics Agroecology Animal Science Art Biology Business Business Computer Information Systems Chemistry Child Development & Family Studies Civil Engineering Coaching Construction Science & Management Communication Studies Computer Science Counseling Criminal Justice Criminal Law Crop Sciences Digital Media Studies Earth Science Economics Ecological Restoration

Electrical Engineering Engineering Engineering Technology English Entomology Environmental Engineering Environmental Science Ethnic & Cultural Studies Film Production Finance Fisheries Management Fitness Food & Nutrition Gender & Sexual Studies Geography Geology Hispanic Studies History Horticulture Interior Design International Business International Studies Kinesiology Leadership Studies Legal Studies

QUALITY AND ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT # SOCIAL WORK ^ Child Welfare General

SOCIOLOGY General Pre-Ministry Social Justice

SPANISH * THEATRE

Musical Theatre Theatre Education Theatre Generalist

VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY (A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology Required)

Companion Animal Veterinary Practice

WILDLIFE, SUSTAINABILITY & ECOSYSTEM SCIENCES ^ Entomology Fisheries Science Horticulture Management Horticulture Science Natural Resource Ecology Pre-Veterinary Medicine Wildlife Science Zoo Animal & Confined Wildlife Biology and Management KEY ^ Graduate Programs Available # Graduate Program Only ~ Doctoral Program Only + Occupational Specialization Training Programs Available * Teacher Certification Available > Associate Degree Only

Management Marketing Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Military Science Music Music Business Natural Resource Ecology Neuroscience Philosophy Physics Plant Conservation Political Science Psychology Public Health Public Policy Range & Ranch Management Social Work Sociology Soil Science Spanish Technical Writing Theatre Veterinary Technology Wildlife Management


ENHANCE YOUR

LEARNING


Study Abroad

www.tarleton.edu/studyabroad Tarleton Texans can be found all over the globe. Tarleton’s Study Abroad program has been sending students across the world for two decades. In 2019, 300 students had the opportunity to travel to 26 countries on six continents, covering 27 areas of study on Study Abroad Scholarships totaling more than $240,000. Argentina, Australia, Botswana, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Namibia, Nepal, Portugal, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Spain, Uruguay, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Honors College www.tarleton.edu/honors

Tarleton’s Honors College gives you the opportunity to further your education through challenging, interactive and engaging courses as well as social and cultural enrichment events. Honors College Highlights: • Class size limited to 25 • Early course registration each semester • Study Abroad opportunities in Urbino, Italy • Opportunities for Honors scholarships • Live in Honors Hall, a residence hall specifically for Honors College students

Texan Corps of Cadets www.tarleton.edu/cadets

The Texan Corps of Cadets is instilled with the values essential for service to our nation. Members of the Corps gain the knowledge and know-how to succeed in careers such as business, government and the military. Students of any major can participate in the Corps, and Cadets have the exclusive opportunity to obtain a minor in Leadership Studies.

ROTC

www.tarleton.edu/rotc The Texan Battalion is a Senior Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program that focuses on students’ academic success and leadership development. ROTC scholarship programs enable qualified students to complete their degree plan of choice along with a Military Science curriculum and commission as a second lieutenant into the United States Army. Become Texan Proud and Army Strong! ROTC Programs: Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, Marine Corps Platoon Leader’s Class


STUDENT

SUCCESS Texans know how to get things done and our student success resources are here to help you earn your degree. Dick Smith Library www.tarleton.edu/library

With over 200 computers and laptops, private and group study rooms, collaboration spaces, cutting-edge technology including 3-D printers, large print and online collections and databases, as well as staff ready to help, the Dick Smith Library has the resources needed to complete coursework.

Tutoring & Learning Center www.tarleton.edu/tlc

Tutoring, workshops, supplemental instruction, and study skills lessons are some of the many resources available to help you achieve academic success. Tutoring sessions are available for more than 16 academic disciplines and over 50 subjects.

Math Clinic

www.tarleton.edu/math/math_clinic.html The Math Department provides a free tutoring service. Students are welcome to use the Math Clinic as a place to complete homework assignments and have a tutor available in case any questions arise.

Writing Center

www.tarleton.edu/writingcenter A free service, the Writing Center assists students and offers guidance in any stage of the writing process for writing assignments in any discipline.


Career Services

www.tarleton.edu/careerservices Career Services prepares students for long-term career and professional development and connects students with alumni and employers. Services include career counseling, résumé assistance, interview preparation, business etiquette dinners, professional development workshops and job fairs. The knowledge and know-how you receive at Tarleton will make you employable no matter what your degree. We are here to support your success for a lifetime.

Graduates from Tarleton have gone on to work for companies such as: Alcon | Bell Helicopter | Cook Children’s | Fort Worth ISD Frost Bank | Lockheed Martin | Southwest Airlines Texas Health Resources | Texas Instruments

Disability Services

www.tarleton.edu/caat/access.html Academic and housing accommodations are available for qualified students with disabilities in order to provide accessible educational opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and related legislation.

Diversity & Inclusion www.tarleton.edu/diversity

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and International Programs strives to celebrate diversity, promote inclusion, and pursue equity for the Tarleton community. We invite you to partake in fostering an environment that is inclusive of all Texans by learning about advocacy and allyhood through our office’s programming.

Veteran Services www.tarleton.edu/veterans

The Office of Veteran Services helps in processing veterans’ federal and state educational benefits, provides resources to veterans and their families, and provides educational support to assist in a smooth transition into the pursuit of a college degree.


CAMPUS

LIVING


Housing

www.tarleton.edu/housing Your home away from home will not just be a place – but also a feeling. Tarleton’s active and welcoming community will make you feel at home. We have multiple residential halls for first-time students: Centennial | Heritage | Honors | Hunewell/Annex Legacy | Legends

Campus Safety www.tarleton.edu/police

The Tarleton Police Department has fully-certified police officers who patrol the Tarleton Community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Tarleton police officers can assist in vehicle start-ups, unlocking locked cars, and escorting students across campus late at night. Tarleton was ranked No. 1 as the safest college campus in Texas by YourLocalSecurity in 2019, and placed 57 in a survey of the Top 100 Safest College Campuses by the National Council for Home & Safety Security for spring 2018.

Dining https://tarleton.sodexomyway.com/ Whether it's coffee before class at Dunkin’ Donuts or stocking up on groceries from the C-Store, Tarleton Dining Services has you covered. Our Dining Hall offers a wide variety of fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner each day. The Texan Star Food Court in the Thompson Student Center has even more options, including Chick-fil-A, T-Birds Burritos and Nachos, Oscar P’s Pizza, and Let’s Roll Sushi.

But wait there’s more! The Dick Smith Library has a Starbucks and Sandella’s Flatbread Café.



Student Wellness Center www.tarleton.edu/healthservices www.tarleton.edu/counseling

The Wellness Center provides students quality clinical, developmental and preventative services. The Wellness Center offers confidential counseling to help students with academic, personal, social and career matters.

Campus Recreation Center www.tarleton.edu/campusrec

Living a healthy, active lifestyle is important to your success as a student. Our Rec Sports Center facilities include weight rooms, cardio area complete with machines and an indoor track, racquetball courts, basketball and volleyball courts, a climbing wall, and group exercise classrooms. Outdoor facilities include sand volleyball courts and the Vance Terrell Complex Intramural Turf Field. INTRAMURALS

SPORT CLUBS

Flag Football Volleyball Softball Soccer Basketball Sand Volleyball Other intramural tournaments

Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Rugby Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Shotgun Sports Bass Fishing Powerlifting Men’s and Women’s Soccer Tennis Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) E-Sports Rock Climbing Ultimate Frisbee

Fraternity & Sorority Life www.tarleton.edu/greeklife

Tarleton is home to 18 national and local Greek organizations, making the Greek community the largest membership-based community on the Stephenville campus.


STUDENT

INVOLVEMENT

The oldest spirit organization in Texas, the Purple Poo, at the homecoming parade.


With over 120 student organizations ranging from club sports, fraternities and sororities, spirit groups, honors, professional organizations, service groups, and more, there are many opportunities to get involved on campus. www.tarleton.edu/studentaffairs/involvement

Purple Poo Founded in 1921 and 1923, the Ten Tarleton Peppers (TTP) and Ten Tarleton Sisters (TTS) collectively known as the Purple Poo, is the oldest spirit organization in Texas! This respected organization of anonymous members creates and encourages spirit across campus.

Tarleton Bands For over 100 years, the Tarleton Bands have been a primary home for university support and excellence in performance. Participation opportunities are open to all Tarleton students, regardless of major, and include The Sound & The Fury Marching Band, Foul Play Basketball Band, Texan Thunder Volleyball Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble I and Jazz Ensemble II.

L.V. Risinger Bonfire A tradition started during the 1920s, the burning of the L.V. Risinger Memorial Bonfire takes place on Friday evening of Homecoming week. The Plowboys, a campus spirit organization, traditionally builds the bonfire and its members usually camp out on the site throughout the duration of the construction process.

Texan Cheer 2018 National Champions, 2019 National Runner-Up

Texan Stars Dance Team 2018 National Champions, 2019 National Runner-Up

Tarleton Rodeo The Men’s and Women’s Rodeo Teams, a Tarleton tradition since 1947, has won 7 National Championship titles and 24 individual national championships.


TARLETON

ATHLETICS HERE C OME THE TEXANS st u de n t s ath let e s cha m p ion s


NCAA DIVISION I WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

FCS INDEPENDENT FOOTBALL PROGRAM Women’s Sports Basketball Tennis Cross Country Track and Field Golf Volleyball Softball

Men’s Sports Basketball Football Baseball Track and Field Cross Country

tarletonsports.com | #TexanNation


EXPLORE

STEPHENVILLE


Fort Worth: 73 miles Dallas: 100 miles

Southwest Regional Dairy Center

Bosque River Trail

Greer’s Ranch Cafe

Fossil Rim: 29 miles Stephenville City Park

Waco: 90 miles

Downtown Stephenville

Splashville Water Park Hard Eight BBQ


OUTREACH

LOCATIONS One University. Six Locations. Endless Opportunities. Upper-level undergraduate and graduate classes are offered at these Tarleton locations which makes transferring and completing a bachelor’s or master’s degree easier than ever.

Fort Worth Offering more than 40 undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs (with additional programs planned), Tarleton-Fort Worth locations are meeting the ever-growing professional workforce needs of North Texas and beyond. The new Tarleton State University-Fort Worth instructional site, located on the Chisholm Trail Parkway, opened in 2019 and allows us to continue the 40+ year tradition of providing educational opportunities in the Fort Worth and surrounding areas. Through a partnership with Tarrant County College, select Tarleton courses are also offered on their Trinity River Campus located in downtown Fort Worth. Additionally, our Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science program is offered at the Richard C. Schaffer Educational Building in the heart of Fort Worth’s downtown Medical District. This nationally acclaimed program is part of a suite of professional pathology programs, including a Master of Science track in molecular diagnostics. Graduates of these programs enjoy a 100 percent pass rate and some of the highest scores in the nation on national board certification exams. They routinely find jobs in top medical facilities throughout North Texas and beyond.


Waco Located at McLennan Community College (MCC) University Center, Tarleton-Waco serves more than 1,000 students and offers 30 undergraduate bachelor’s degree completion programs and graduate degrees. The University Center offerings allow students to maintain employment, live affordably, and complete degree goals in Waco through day, evening, and/or online course offerings.

Midlothian Tarleton-Midlothian, located on the Navarro College – Midlothian campus, offers 7 undergraduate degree completion programs. A combination of day, evening and online course offerings allows students to complete degree programs in a variety of areas including business, psychology and criminal justice. These offerings allow students to maintain employment, live close to home and complete their educational goals in Ellis/Dallas counties.

Global Campus (Online) Our 15+ online graduate degrees and undergraduate degree completion programs allow students the opportunity to earn a degree while maintaining professional and personal obligations.

RELLIS-Bryan The RELLIS Academic Alliance is the newest model of higher education in Texas. RELLIS brings together several regional universities, including Tarleton State University and Blinn College, to one location in Bryan, Texas. Students can seamlessly transfer from Blinn College or another community college and/or university and complete Tarleton bachelor’s degrees in public administration, criminal justice, criminal justice administration, social work, mechanical engineering and mechanical engineering technology through daytime and evening courses.

To attend any of our outreach locations, you must have 30 or more transferable credit hours and be TSI satisfied.


ADMISSIONS Now that you have seen what we have to offer . . . Take the next step and become a Tarleton Texan


FIRST-TIME STUDENT

TRANSFER STUDENT TRANSFER STUDENT 30+ Credit Hours 2.0 GPA 12-29 Credit Hours 2.8 GPA or 2.0-2.79 and meet first-time student requirements

1st Quarter: (75-100 Percentile) Provide SAT or ACT scores 2nd Quarter: (50-74 Percentile) Old SAT: 800 New SAT: 880 ACT: 16

11 or fewer credit hours 2.0 GPA and must meet first-time student requirements

3rd Quarter: (25-49 Percentile) Individual Review

Rank and Score Requirements: Meet one of the combinations of high school rank and test scores listed above in addition to curriculum requirements. First-Time Student Requirements: First-time students applying for admission at Tarleton State University through Fall 2021, will not be required to submit SAT or ACT test scores as part of their admission application. Please visit our Undergraduate Admissions webpage for more information. High School Curriculum Requirements: The distinguished level of achievement under the Foundation High School Program or (Foundation with an Endorsement including Algebra II); high school graduate for 2018 forward. International Students tarleton.edu/international International undergraduate students must enroll in a minimum of 12 hours (at least 9 face-to-face) each fall and spring semester. See tarleton.edu/admissions for additional curriculum information. Applicants not meeting requirements for guaranteed admission may be reviewed on an individual basis. Admissions requirements are subject to change.

TOP 8%

2020 RECIPIENT

Tarleton Earns Top National Ranking

Tarleton Named To Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Transfer Honor Roll

Tarleton State University has emerged as a national leader in putting degrees and good jobs within reach of students, climbing to the top 8 percent in 2019.

Tarleton, 1 of only 1,202 four-year schools across the nation, named to PTK 2020 Transfer Honor Roll for developing transfer PATHWAYS leading to success for community college students.

Social Mobility Index (SMI) rankings by CollegeNet.

Colleges and universities were selected based on their Transfer Friendliness Rating.

OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS

254-968-9125 tarleton.edu/admissions

uadm@tarleton.edu Box T-0030, Stephenville, TX 76402

#TARLETONBOUND


COST OF

ATTENDANCE

Homecoming king Art Hernandez and queen and Madison Minor.


Estimated Cost of Attendance tarletonstate.us/tuitioncalc

State of Texas Resident – First-Time Student | Fall 2021 – Spring 2022 Tuition & Fees* (15 Credit Hours) $4,702.85**

Meal Plan Dining Expenses (17 Meals per Week) $1,975.00**

Housing Option (Mid-Range Housing Option) $3,140.00**

Semester Total $10,192.85**

80

%

Annual Total $20,385.70** * Included Fees: University Service Fee, Student Center Fee, Athletics Fee, Parking Fee, Rec Sports Fee **Estimated costs are subject to change.

of students receive financial aid and scholarships

FINANCIAL AID

SCHOLARSHIPS

tarleton.edu/finaid

tarleton.edu/scholarships

Tarleton makes earning your degree affordable with low-cost tuition and fees and by providing students more than $106 million in financial aid each year.

The General Scholarship Application

FAFSA (Free Application for Student Federal Aid)

Application Opens: August 1 (Must have admission application on file to access)

Apply for Federal Student Aid (Federal and Texas grants and student loans) at FAFSA.gov FAFSA Opens: October 1 FAFSA Priority Deadline: January 15

Work-Study Through work-study programs, students have the ability to help cover their educational expenses through part-time employment. Tarleton has numerous positions available at on-campus departments as well as off-campus selected non-profit employers.

Based on graduation rate, net price, acceptance rate, and 20-year net return on investment, Tarleton State University is ranked as one of the 2019 Best Value Schools in Texas.

allows students to apply for over 500 scholarships with one application.

Deadline: Early Consideration: December 1 Fall Priority: February 15

President’s (GAP) Guaranteed Award Program In order to be considered for the GAP program you must complete your General Scholarship Application, the ApplyTexas Online Admission Application, and submit your SAT/ACT scores.

Top 25%

SAT or ACT

Top 10%

1330+ or 28+

$4,000

$2,000

1100+ or 22+

$3,000

$1,500

Submitted Scores

$2,000

$1,000

(not top 10%)


BECOME A TEXAN

CHECKLIST APPLY

AT TEND

Admission

Texan Orientation

tarleton.edu/admission

tarleton.edu/orientation

Complete application on ApplyTexas.org Submit Application Fee Submit SAT or ACT scores Submit High School Transcript (Include class rank, program type, graduation date) Submit all College Transcripts (dual credit and transfer credit hours)

Financial Aid & Scholarships tarleton.edu/finaid Complete your Federal Student Aid application at FAFSA.gov. Apply for Tarleton scholarships at tarleton.edu/scholarships.

On-Campus Housing tarleton.edu/housing Applications open September 2020. Complete on-campus housing application through MyGateway student portal. Submit non-refundable application fee.

Submit Bacterial Meningitis Documentation tarleton.edu/admissions/bacterial-meningitis.html

Register for classes, attend information sessions and get more acquainted with campus. Mandatory for first-time students with less than 12 credit hours. To receive an invitation for Texan Orientation, TSI test scores* must be submitted, unless exempt. *Students are required to take the Texas State Initiative Assessment (TSI) prior to enrolling in courses at Tarleton State University unless they qualify for an exemption. You do not have to pass all sections. Scores will be used for placement in courses. You may retest prior to the semester starting and make changes to your course registration with approval from your advisor.

Duck Camp tarleton.edu/orientation Immerse yourself in Tarleton’s rich history and traditions while bonding with fellow incoming and current Texans at this 3-day, 2-night experience designed to ease the transition from high school to college.

Transition Week tarleton.edu/orientation Beginning with Move-In and continuing to the first day of class, Transition Week helps students successfully transition to campus. Students have the chance to learn more about student success resources and meet fellow Texans at various events. Transition Week is mandatory for all first-year students.



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