Tarleton State University

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University Overview

Established in 1899, Tarleton State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Stephenville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Texas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Killeen, Fort Worth, Thurber, Granbury. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Tarleton State University (TSU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tarleton State University (TSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 121 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym TSU
Founded 1899
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 1333 W. Washington
Stephenville (population range: 10,000-49,999)
76401-0000 Texas
United States
T +1 (254) 968 9000
F +1 (254) 968 9920
Other locations Killeen, Fort Worth, Thurber, Granbury

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Box T-0030
Stephenville 76402
+1 (254) 968 9125
800 687 8236

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Tarleton State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
  • Council on Social Work Education CSWE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Texas A&M University System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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