Freshmen Admissions Requirements
Your admission decision will be evaluated based on your Equivalency test and SAT/ACT Test scores. Tarleton State University accepts equivalency scores from GED, HiSET, and TASC.
Equivalency Test Score Requirements
|GED, before January 2014||55 average score, and no subscore less than 50|
|GED, January 2014 and after||170 average score, and no subscore less than 160|
|HiSET||15 score on each exam section, 4 Essay score|
|TASC||560 Math, 580 Reading, 560 and 6 on Essay|
SAT & ACT Test Score Requirements
Old SAT total consists of Critical Reading (Verbal) + Math only. New SAT total (March 2016 forward) consists of Evidence Based Reading and Writing + Math. The writing component can be submitted but it is not required.
Applicants not meeting requirements for guaranteed admission may be reviewed on an individual basis.