Tarleton State University Rankings

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In the World#1895 of 14178
In North America#581 of 2629
In the United States#531 of 2528
In Texas#32 of 119
In Stephenville#1 of 1

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Acceptance rate
56%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
87%
Undergraduates
11,350
Graduates
1,816
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Tarleton State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate56%53%58%
Applicants10,1123,8016,302
Admissions5,6392,0023,636
Freshmen enrolled full time1,9827591,223
Freshmen enrolled part time913853

4,340 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,733 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,546 or 75%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 950
or below

75% of them
had 1140
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Tarleton State University are 950-1140 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,064 or 51%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Tarleton State University are 18-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White8473 (65%)
Hispanic2681 (20%)
Black or African American1117 (9%)
Two or more races469 (4%)
Asian186 (1%)
Nonresident Alien89 (0.7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown83 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander15 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native14 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,142
Students receiving aid
87%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$4,526$4,137
Tuition in-state$4,526$4,137
Tuition out-of-state$14,296$11,733
Fee in-district$3,325$3,078
Fee in-state$3,325$3,078
Fee out-of-state$3,325$3,078

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,617
Combined charge for room and board$9,830
Room charge$6,230
Meal charge$3,600

Tarleton State University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other307
Business & Commerce, General269
Kinesiology and Exercise Science17739
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse182
Business Administration and Management, General60110
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies12623
Psychology, General148
Agriculture, General12411
Accounting8918
General Studies93
Social Work6428
Communication, General6910
Animal Sciences, General78
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General2045
Industrial Technology & Technician60
Educational Leadership and Administration, General3425
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management58
Curriculum and Instruction54
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration52
Computer and Information Sciences, General43
Biology & Biological Sciences, General374
Marketing & Marketing Management, General40
Biomedical Sciences, General36
Information Technology29
Agricultural and Extension Education Services29
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Technician28
Counseling Psychology28
Histologic Technician1214
History, General233
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations25
Fine & Studio Arts, General23
Agricultural Economics22
Public Administration22
English Language and Literature, General165
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician18
Political Science and Government, General18
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist171
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician17
Finance, General17
Geology & Earth Science, General14
Mathematics, General76
Computer Science13
International Business & Trade & Commerce12
Spanish Language and Literature11
Environmental Science47
Music, General10
Music Teacher Education10
Quality Control Technology & Technician10
Veterinary & Animal Health Technology & Technician and Veterinary Assistant9
Sociology9
Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Technician8
Athletic Training & Trainer8
Information Science & Studies8
Chemistry, General7
Mechanical Engineering7
Civil Engineering, General7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General6
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering5
Public Health, General5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering5
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services5
Physics, General4
Nursing Administration3
Apparel and Textiles, General2
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General2
Nursing Education2
Applied Psychology2
Geographic Information Science and Cartography1
Human Development and Family Studies, General1
Business & Managerial Economics1
Grand Total402,52152525
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate49%46%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 56%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,170
Citations
22,598

Publication count by topic

Psychology
221
Biology
158
Medicine
102
Environmental science
92
Chemistry
65
Computer science
59
Geography
54
Business
54
Sociology
51
Political science
47
Mathematics
38
Economics
36
Engineering
35
Geology
20
Materials science
18
Art
15
History
14
Physics
7
Philosophy
5

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Environmental science10953,527
Psychology12757,036
Sociology1499772
Geography1618685
Geology1755503
Medicine19623,859
Political science2027162
Art22407
Economics2273366
History23468
Business2482346
Mathematics2525871
Biology27702,107
Philosophy33051
Engineering3319201
Chemistry3525787
Computer science3725337
Materials science474553
Physics53252

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990620
1991617
199239
199356
1994921
1995719
1996823
1997540
19981034
19991249
2000961
2001450
20021162
20031766
200423110
200535168
200629300
200732431
200839675
200929757
201046979
2011501293
2012511393
2013541549
2014681727
2015781917
2016741877
2017781852
2018821684
20191122006
2020842444

General info

Alternative namesTexans
Texanns
TSU
Tarleton State
Tarleton
Founded1899
WikipediaTarleton State University
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (June to August)
Total FTE staff1,151
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1333 W. Washington
Stephenville, Texas, 76401-0000
United States
City population21,000
Phone2549689000
Fax+1 (254) 968 9920

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