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ABET Accreditation

The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, ABET, is the recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. ABET has provided leadership and quality assurance in higher education for over 70 years.

The Environmental Engineering program at Tarleton State University is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET ( This program possesses the academic rigor, educational quality, professional development opportunities and faculty mentoring needed to be worthy of this prestigious title.

The program mission is aligned with the mission of the College of Science and Technology as well as with the mission of the University.

Program objectives, as defined by ABET, are broad statements that describe the career and professional accomplishments the program is preparing graduates to achieve, i.e. what we expect the graduates to be doing 2-5 years after graduation.

Program outcomes, as defined by ABET, are statements that describe what students are expected to know and be able to do by the time of graduation.

Annual Student Enrollment

Count by Major Data
Fall 2013 17
Fall 2014 27
Fall 2015 42
Fall 2016** 46

** 20th class day; uncertified data; Data will be updated to certified data in December 2016.

Graduation Data

Graduation Data
2012-2013 11
2013-2014 6
2014-2015 10
2015-2016 7