Mission / Vision and Values / Statements


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


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

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 a thriving community by embracing varied perspectives with civility, honoring tradition, and promoting collaboration so everyone thrives.