Tarleton State University

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Box T-0030
Stephenville, Texas 76402
United States

Tarleton State University, a public coeducational institution and a member of the Texas A&M University System, provides a broad-based education. Tarleton has grown from a small private college into a thriving state university with over 10,000 students who are served by the university's main campus in Stephenville, off-campus locations in Fort Worth (Southwest Metroplex Center), Waco, Midlothian, and through Tarleton's ECampus. Tarleton offers more than 90 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs, leading edge academic facilities, and faculty experts with extensive university and industry experience all with the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction you would expect from a smaller school.

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Branch Campuses

Tarleton Southwest Metroplex Center

6777 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Ste. 201
Fort Worth, TX 76116

Tarleton Waco Outreach Programs

1400 College Drive
Waco, TX 76708

Midlothian Higher Education Center

899 Mount Zion Road
Midlothian, TX 76116

Tarleton E-Campus

6777 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Ste. 201
Fort Worth, TX 76116
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Transfer Information

Degree Completion Programs: Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS), Bachelor of Science Applied Science (BSAS) and Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT).
Average Tuition and Fees: For tuition and fee information, visit our website at www.tarleton.edu/bussvcs/estimatedcost.html.
Associate Degree Required: The BAT typically requires the student to have completed an associate degree in an appropriate technical field. The student should contact the academic advisor for specific program requirements.
Technical/ vocational Course Credit Accepted: The BAAS and BSAS allow the student to apply vocational or technical training to the degree program. The student should contact the academic advisor for specific program requirements.
Credit For Experience: Credit for work experience may be applied to the BAAS after the Interdisciplinary Degree Programs committee has reviewed the written documentation of the work experience. A total of 21 SCH is the greatest possible amount awarded for work experience.
Delivery Method: Face to Face, Hybrid, or Online options.
Minimum Grade: Transfer students must have an overall GPA of 2.00 or better in all courses taken at Tarleton in their major field of study and counted toward a degree and an overall GPA of 2.00 or better in all courses taken at Tarleton and counted toward a degree.
Credits (Min/Max): A minimum of 30 semester credit hours counted toward the degree must be completed with Tarleton.
Transfer Policy Document: Tarleton State University Transfer Articulation Policy.pdf
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Application Deadlines

Spring 2017

December 1 (Priority) / January 6 (Enforced)

Summer 2017

May 1 (Priority) / June 30 (Enforced)

Fall 2017

May 1 (Priority) / TBD (Enforced)
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Application Requirements

Minimum GPA: Students with 30 or more semester credit hours of college credit and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher will be admitted.
Official Transcripts: An official transcript is required from every post-secondary institution attended, even if the applicant did not earn credit or receive a course grade from the institution, or the course is not transferable.
SAT Scores: SAT or ACT test scores are not required for transfer students with 30 or more credit hours.
Letters of Recommendation: Letters of Recommendation are not needed for initial admission decisions.
Essay: No essay is required.
Application Fee: A $45 non-refundable application fee is required.
Interview: An interview is not required for admissions.
Other Requirements: Students applying to attend one of Tarleton's branch campuses must satisfy all requirements of the Texas Success Initiative prior to admission.
apply online: http://www.applytexas.org
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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Tarleton State University offers financial aid in the form of loans, grants, work opportunities, and scholarships. To apply for financial aid, a student must submit FAFSA. Scholarship application forms are available at www.tarleton.edu/scholarships.