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Students who have previously attended Tarleton and are returning after one or more long semester's absence and have not attended another institution may apply for readmission.

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If you previously attended Tarleton and have not attended another institution, your transcripts should be on file. Depending on when you attended, you may be required to submit updated transcripts. Please contact us at 254-968-9353 or with questions.

If you previously attended Tarleton State University and then attended a different institution, but would like to return to Tarleton, please review Transfer Applicant Requirements.

What You Need to Apply

  • ApplyTexas application
  • $50 application fee
  • Official transcripts that have not been previously been submitted
  • Any other items requested by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions based on application answers

ApplyTexas applicant type: Readmit Undergrad.

What is Considered Transferable Credit?

Transferable credit is college-level academic credit completed at a regionally accredited institution. Credits considered developmental, remedial, technical, or vocational will not transfer for admission purposes. Students wishing to utilize technical or vocational courses should consult an advisor.

Credit completed at a non-regionally accredited institution may be reviewed for articulation at the student’s request. Credit must be considered academic and the instructor is required to hold a minimum of 18 graduate credits in the course discipline. The student will be required to submit the following information:

  • Documentation from the institution stating the instructor of the course as well as their curriculum vitae/educational background.
  • Contact information of who provided the above documentation.
  • Any additional documentation requested by Transfer Services.

Documentation may be delivered via the following methods:

  • Emailed to
  • Mailed to Transfer Services Box T-0030 Stephenville, TX 76402
  • Delivered in person to any campus.

Requirements for Readmission

Applicants must submit an application for readmission and be clear of any holds by Tarleton offices (Police, Business Office, Financial Aid, etc.).

  • Students who have not enrolled at any other college or university since last attending Tarleton and are free of suspension will be admitted
  • Students who have enrolled at any other college or university since last attending Tarleton and who are in good standing at all academic institutions and meet the cumulative GPA requirements, including Tarleton State University, will be admitted

For Academic Advising and assistance in planning your schedule, please contact Academic Advising Services to make an appointment.


Students are responsible for sending official transcripts from every regionally accredited institution they have attended. Official transcripts can be sent electronically to or mailed to:

Tarleton State University
Undergraduate Admissions
Box T-0030
Stephenville, TX 76402

Sealed transcripts may be hand delivered to any campus.

Tarleton State University cannot receive transcripts by fax.

Additional Information

General Education information can be found on the catalog under General Education Requirements.