Tarleton State University

country rank  783
world rank  2038

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Established in 1899, Tarleton State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Stephenville (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Texas. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Killeen, Fort Worth, Thurber, Granbury. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Tarleton State University (TSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US 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), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 121 years old US 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. TSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym TSU
Founded 1899
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 1333 W. Washington
Stephenville
76401-0000 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (254) 968 9000
Fax +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
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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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
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Box T-0030
Stephenville 76402
(254) 968 9125
800 687 8236

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Tarleton State University's Library
Tarleton State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 181,651 physical volumes, 21,392 physical media, 143,893 digital/electronic mediumTarleton State University's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Tarleton State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,617 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1926


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

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