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Tarleton State University


Stephenville, Texas 76402
Senior, Public

Admission Requirements

  • Provide a high school transcript
  • Rank in the top 10% of graduating class
  • Provide SAT or ACT scores, including writing component
  • Be a graduate of a Texas public high school of either the the Distinguished level of achievement under the Foundation High School Program, the Recommended High School Program, or the Distinguished Achievement Program


Meet one of the combinations of high school quarter rank and entrance scores listed below:

Class Rank Test Score Requirement
75-100% (1st quarter) Provide SAT or ACT Scores
50-74% (2nd quarter) Old SAT=800/New SAT Total=880 or ACT = 16
25-49% Individual Review

Applicants not meeting requirements for guaranteed admission may be reviewed on an individual basis.

Old SAT scores consist of Critical Reading (Verbal) + Math only.

New SAT total consists of Evidence Based Reading and Writing + Math.

Deadline for Application for Admission

Priority Deadline for Admission Final Deadline for Admission
Fall - March 1 Fall - July 25
Spring - December 1 Spring - December 1
Summer - May 1 Summer - June 1
Tuition Breakdown
Type Cost
Tuition and Fees $8,417
On-Campus Budget $18,589
Off-Campus Budget $23,225

Financial Aid

Requirements to apply for financial aid

Types of financial aid available

Deadline for Application for Financial Aid

  • Fall Semester and Academic Year Final Deadline - February 15

Deadline for Application for Scholarship

  • Early Priority Scholarship Deadline - December 1

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