Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 11,666
Graduate Enrollment: 2,329
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Remote (in urban cluster more than 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 56.81%

Male/Female: 35% / 65% (2017)

First generation college students: 42.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 12.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,050
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 960 - 1140

2022 Median Admit ACT: 20
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 17 - 23

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 57.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 30.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 18.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 12.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 64.1%
Black: 7.0%
Hispanic: 22.6%
Asian: 0.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.8%
Non-resident alien: 0.6%
Unknown race: 0.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $21,849
In-State tuition: $7,790
Out-of-State tuition: $17,582

Estimated books and supplies: $1,050 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $10,206 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,240 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $10,206 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,240 (2022)

Average Family Income: $67,957 (2017)
Median Family Income: $40,809 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 39.5%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 51.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $19,606 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $208 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $15,213
$30k-48k $16,577
$48k-75k $19,895
$75k-110k $21,654
$110k+ $21,820

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 30%
6-year graduation rate: 49%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $19,606 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $14,054 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $15,219 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 62.7% (2015)
@3 year 69.5% (2017)
@5 year 78.4% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 43.2% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 47.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $43,114 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $49,110 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 69 $22,368 $223 $32,907 ($2,742) $39,063 ($3,255)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 11
Bachelor's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 2 $41,738 ($3,478)
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 2
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 16 $24,134 $228
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 93 $26,875 $221 $30,499 ($2,542) $42,890 ($3,574)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 73 $27,641 $288 $27,052 ($2,254) $46,999 ($3,917)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 7
Master's Degree Mathematics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 307 $24,562 $188 $45,113 ($3,759) $46,014 ($3,835)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 177 $20,500 $203 $36,208 ($3,017) $48,162 ($4,014)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 39
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 7
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 14 $47,582 ($3,965)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 182 $26,000 $246 $65,212 ($5,434) $73,918 ($6,160)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 5 $68,226 ($5,686)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 269 $20,896 $192 $46,589 ($3,882) $59,606 ($4,967)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 60 $23,472 $212 $43,861 ($3,655) $51,321 ($4,277)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 110 $295 $63,383 ($5,282) $76,536 ($6,378)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 89 $25,000 $207 $46,781 ($3,898) $55,760 ($4,647)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 18 $299 $52,577 ($4,381)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 17 $18,625 $188
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 20 $21,388 $184 $48,016 ($4,001) $55,952 ($4,663)
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 45 $339 $53,500 ($4,458) $71,576 ($5,965)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 12
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 41 $22,303 $201 $38,114 ($3,176) $45,687 ($3,807)
Bachelor's Degree History. 23 $24,600 $246 $41,491 ($3,458)
Master's Degree History. 3
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, General. 126
Master's Degree Agriculture, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 47 $21,500 $207 $40,222 ($3,352) $49,434 ($4,120)
Master's Degree Agricultural Public Services. 29 $304 $45,541 ($3,795) $49,969 ($4,164)
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 78 $21,638 $221 $28,145 ($2,345) $39,740 ($3,312)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 4
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 7
Bachelor's Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 60 $44,992 ($3,749)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 148 $23,250 $202 $30,635 ($2,553) $39,627 ($3,302)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 30 $414 $43,999 ($3,667) $46,279 ($3,857)
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 179 $23,250 $199 $39,814 ($3,318) $49,034 ($4,086)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 23 $348 $53,246 ($4,437) $67,160 ($5,597)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 22 $406 $65,732 ($5,478)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 64 $28,836 $233 $36,835 ($3,070) $40,698 ($3,392)
Master's Degree Social Work. 28 $233 $43,245 ($3,604)
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 1
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 19
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 6
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 23 $20,566 $198 $27,080 ($2,257)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 10 $27,000 $278
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 9
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 8 $50,256 ($4,188)
Associate's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 40 $21,125 $140 $48,696 ($4,058) $57,425 ($4,785)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 31 $23,056 $175 $60,594 ($5,050) $61,729 ($5,144)
Master's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 1
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 5
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 10 $39,972 ($3,331)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 72 $24,634 $217 $48,136 ($4,011) $50,309 ($4,192)
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 8 $84,750 ($7,063)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 13 $64,620 ($5,385)
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 54
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 34 $316 $54,279 ($4,523) $65,241 ($5,437)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 25 $83,498 ($6,958)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 5 $55,792 ($4,649)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 10 $237 $37,652 ($3,138) $44,540 ($3,712)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 68 $25,750 $199 $60,475 ($5,040) $71,921 ($5,993)
Master's Degree Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians. 10
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 18 $21,000 $212 $57,712 ($4,809)
Bachelor's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 17


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $70,281
Full time faculty: 63%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 21.0

School's endowment start of year: $66,133,261 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $90,091,795 (2022)