The Division of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development promotes excellence in research, scholarship, and creative activities that drive innovation and economic development to improve the way we live, learn, and meet societal needs. America’s SBDC at Stephenville is hosted by Tarleton State University to provide no-cost business consulting and low-cost training to new and existing businesses. Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can contact the for face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training on a variety of topics.

The Tarleton State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is an outreach program of the Northwest Texas Small Business Development Center. The SBDC provides counseling, technical assistance, training workshops, and reference resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Our counselors maintain the highest ethical standards of confidentiality with clients and counseling services are available at no charge. The center is staffed by professionals with proven ability to promote growth, innovation, profitability, increased productivity and improved management of small business.

Office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday

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Contact Information

Tarleton Small Business Development Center

Ferguson Hall, Suite 132

Stephenville, Texas 76401

P.O. Box T-250

Stephenville, Texas 76402


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