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Colleges / Tarleton State University

Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate57%
Acceptance Rate57%

About Tarleton

Tarleton State University is a public, state university in the town of Stephenville, Texas. Tarleton was founded in 1899. The college currently enrolls around 14,092 students per year, including 12,012 undergraduate students.

Tarleton Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Tarleton. Tarleton admitted 57% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 11,660 students applied to Tarleton and 6,701 were admitted.

Tarleton State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 57%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 53%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Tarleton State University is located in Stephenville, Texas, near Fort Worth.

If you want to see Tarleton for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 377, Interstate 20 to Stephenville, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International.

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College Info

1333 West Washington Tarleton Station Stephenville, TX 76402

Campus Setting: Small Town

Tarleton Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Tarleton is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Tarleton is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Tarleton SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

960 - 1130


Math SAT Range

480 - 570


Reading SAT Range

490 - 580

Tarleton Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Tarleton is like? There are approximately 14,092 students enrolled at Tarleton, including 12,012 undergraduate students and 2,080 graduate students. 73% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from TX and 3% percent of students are from other states.


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