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Welcome, New Tarleton Employees!

Tarleton State University, a member of the Texas A&M University System, is a regional, comprehensive university located in Stephenville, Texas, (pop. 17,000) about 65 miles southwest of Fort Worth, with extension campuses in Fort Worth, Waco, and Killeen.

The university’s 4 year graduation rate ranks in the top 25% of Texas public universities while tuition and related costs rank in the bottom 25%. Tarleton’s FY2007 operating budget was $112.5 million, and its endowment was $25.947 million.

Tarleton offers 64 undergraduate degree programs, 22 graduate degree programs, a doctorate in Educational Leadership, and 2 associate degree programs. The current Carnegie Classification is Master’s Colleges and Universities (Larger Programs).

Fall 2008 enrollment was 9,634 – 7,777 undergraduates and 1,857 graduates – a 2% increase over the previous fall. Students from approximately 225 Texas counties, 36 states, and 19 foreign countries comprise the student body. The university employs 347 full-time faculty and 378 part-time faculty. The Spring 2008 student/faculty ratio was 19 to 1.

Please feel welcome to explore the information provided here to learn more about the Tarleton family. We are proud of our traditions and of the progress we have made and continue to make in providing an academically challenging, globally-aware educational experience.