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Home Schooled or Non-Accredited High School Graduates
First Time Freshman entering Tarleton directly from a Texas high school not accredited by the Texas Education Agency or any Home Schooled Students.
Special Requirements for Admission
|Will Be Admitted||May Be Considered|
|SAT*=1110 or ACT=24||SAT*=930-1100 or ACT=20-23|
- Statements from the school about ranking and curriculum equivalent to recommended or advanced program will be considered.
- Home schooled students must provide proof of curriculum completed from an agency or teacher.
- The home school transcript must be notarized.
Students must also meet the Uniform Admission Policy (UAP) requirements as stated below.
*SAT total consists of Critical Reading (Verbal) and Math only.
State of Texas Uniform Admission Policy (UAP)
The Texas Education Code (TEC) 51.803-51.809 requires that all students meet one of the following college readiness standards in order to be eligible to be considered for admission to a Texas Four-Year Public Institution.
- Successfully complete the recommended or advanced high school program or complete the portion of the program that was available to them; or
- Successfully complete a curriculum that is equivalent in content and rigor to the recommended or advanced high school program at a high school that is exempt from offering such programs; or
- Satisfy the College Readiness Benchmarks on the ACT or SAT assessment.
- SAT - 1500 out of 2400 (Critical Reading, Math AND Writing)
- ACT - 18 English, 21 Reading, 22 Math and 24 Science
Students applying to Tarleton State University from a non-Texas public high school are required to submit a completed high school certification form along with your high school transcript. Please select one of the forms listed below, download the form to complete and return to:
Tarleton State University
Stephenville, TX 76402
For questions on which form to complete, please contact Admissions at email@example.com or 254-968-9123.
Texas Schools (including Private or Home Schools):
- UAP1 - Students entering Grade 9 BEFORE the 2007-2008 School Year
(Texas High Schools) - traditionally graduates in 2010
- UAP2 - Students entering Grade 9 IN 2007-2008 School Year or later
(Texas High Schools) - traditionally graduates beginning in 2011
Out-of-state High School Students:
- UAP3 - Students entering Grade 9 BEFORE the 2007-2008 School Year
(Non Texas High Schools) - traditionally graduates in 2010
- UAP4 - Students entering Grade 9 IN 2007-2008 School Year or later
(Non Texas High Schools) - traditionally graduates beginning in 2011
Requirements are subject to changes outlined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.