Tarleton is on a 175-acre campus in a small town setting in Stephenville, Texas, not far from Fort Worth. Tarleton has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Tarleton also has fraternities and sororities.
Tarleton has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Tarleton include Student Programming Association, Kappa Delta Rho, Delta Zeta and Chi Alpha.
Tarleton students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Halloween Carnival and Vegas Night.
Tarleton offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Tarleton students live off campus. In 2021, 31% of undergrads at Tarleton lived in some kind of on-campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Tarleton offers coed housing.
At Tarleton there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Tarleton:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Cheerleading||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Tarleton State University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Tarleton campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Tarleton offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Tarleton, take Highway 377 to Stephenville, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dallas-Fort Worth International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Tarleton's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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