Tarleton is on a 175-acre campus in the small town setting of Stephenville, Texas, not far from Fort Worth.
There are many activities and organizations for Tarleton students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Tarleton has fraternities and sororities.
Tarleton has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the 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 traditions are Homecoming, Halloween Carnival and Vegas Night.
This table offers information on housing at Tarleton.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||32%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,906|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||3,906|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––|
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 2022, 32% of undergrads at Tarleton lived in some kind of on-campus housing. There are 3,906 spots available in on-campus housing for all 11,666 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 3,906 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Tarleton offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
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||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
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, Interstate 20 to Stephenville, TX. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dallas-Fort Worth International airport.
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