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Our Mission

Tarleton State University, a founding member of The Texas A&M University System, transforms
generations by inspiring discovery and leadership through educational excellence.

Our Vision

Tarleton will be the premier comprehensive public university in the nation, with a keen focus on student success, teaching and research.

Our Values and Statements


Tarleton Texans pursue greatness in all efforts, promoting a spirit of leadership, adaptability, and innovation for exceptional outcomes and a better world.


Tarleton Texans hold to the highest ethical standards and commit to serving others through transparency and accountability in everything we do.


Tarleton Texans create an inclusive community by embracing diverse perspectives with civility,
honoring tradition and promoting teamwork so everyone thrives.