Universities in Texas

Tarleton State University


University Information

Location: Stephenville, Texas
Founded: 1899
Undergraduate Students: 10 750
Campus Type: Suburban
Institution Type: Public university
Website: www.tarleton.edu

About the University

With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community.

Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within seven colleges:

Excerpt from Tarleton State University’s website.

Tarleton is located 65 miles (105 km) southwest of Fort Worth, Texas in Stephenville, the county seat of Erath County. With a population of 19,374, Stephenville provides a combination of small-town security and proximity to Dallas/Fort Worth. Most university activities take place on Tarleton’s centrally located, 173 acre (700,000 m²) main campus. A 600-acre (2.4 km²) university farm and the 1,200 acre (4.8 km²) Hunewell Ranch provide additional educational facilities. Recently, Tarleton also began offering programs at its new Granbury location, the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Educational Center.

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.

International students are covered by the Blue Cross and BlueShield of Texas Academic HealthPlans. International Programs does not determine the cost of this insurance. This plan is reviewed annually by the System Benefits Administration. The cost is established based on plan design, plan participation and claim experience. This plan is available for students at A&M System universities. Please consult the System Student Health Insurance Regulation for more information.  

Insurance Cost: $683 per semester

AIG is not accepted at Tarleton

Living on-campus:  On-campus housing is available on first-come first-served basis for undergraduate students.  If you are interested in living on-campus, please visit their website.

Cost: $1,935.00 – $4,150.00* 
*Students living in residence halls must also purchase a meal plan please visit the website for more information.

Off-campus Housing: If you would like to live off-campus, please contact your international student advisor for ressources.

The average budget per month is: $400 – 500 

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $7,000.00 per semester.