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Tarleton State University

Stephenville, TX

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About This Campus

Tarleton State University provides a life-changing education exemplified by a welcoming and empowering student experience. As a founding member of the Texas A&M University System, Tarleton transforms generations by inspiring discovery, leadership, and inclusion through educational excellence. The spirit that inspired John Tarleton, a farmer and rancher, to start a college 122 years ago is the same spirit that propels us today. Tarleton is the home to 73 undergraduate degrees across six academic colleges (Agriculture and Natural Resources; Business; Education; Health Sciences and Human Services; Liberal and Fine Arts; and Science and Technology.

Location Information

Students participating in NSE attend classes on Tarleton's main campus in Stephenville, Texas. Stephenville is uniquely located in rural Texas one-hour southwest of Dallas/Fort Worth for easy access to metropolitan amenities and a major airport, yet isolated from big city stress. A city of over 20,000 friendly people, Stephenville is an inviting, gracious community with a rich western heritage. Nearby attractions include Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and Dinosaur Valley State Park.

2021/2022 Placement

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Host Payment
Open
Home Payment
Limited

2022/2023 Placement

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Host Payment
Excellent
Home Payment
Excellent

Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

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Location | Stephenville
Population | 20,603
Enrollment | 13,300
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home Payment
Term Dates
Fall | 08/19-12/08
Spring | 01/13-05/11

Campus Diversity

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1st Nation/Native | 1%
Asian | 1%
Black | 9%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 0%
Hispanic/Latino | 22%
Two or more | 4%
White | 62%
Other | 1%
International | 0%

Academics

Registration
  • Campus Catalog
  • Priority: According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs
Nursing

Notable Academic Programs

  • Agricultural Business
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Animal Sciences

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Business
  • Animal Sciences
  • Art
  • Biology/Life Science
  • Biomedical Science
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Management
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication Studies
  • Construction Management
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Digital Communications and Media/Multimedia
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Finance/Banking
  • History
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Management
  • Information Technology
  • International Studies
  • Kinesiology
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts: Voice
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Technical Writing
  • Theater Arts/Drama/Acting
  • Wildlife Management

Conditions

GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 523.00 paper, N/A computer or 69.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 06/10/21

Finances
  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Estimated cost: $3220.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Host Payment students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 19
  • Home Payment: 19

Financial Aid - Host Payment
For Host Payment U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Host Payment applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 003631

Financial Aid - Home Payment
For eligible Home Payment students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Financial Aid - Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Admission Fee $50 Year Host & Home Mandatory
NSE Program Fee $150 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Housing Deposit $100 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Athletic Fee $35 Credit Hour Host Mandatory
Recreation Fee $100 Semester Host & Home Optional
Health Service Fee $4.91 Credit Hour Host Mandatory
Parking Fee $100 Semester Host & Home Optional
University Services Fee $96.01 Credit Hour Host Mandatory
Student Center Fee $3.96 Credit Hour Host Mandatory

Important Notes: Tuition estimate here is based on 15 hours and may fluctuate based on program. The housing deposit is required and non-refundable. The Recreation Fee and Parking Fee will be applied automatically unless a student opts out of those services.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 06/10/21

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 35% living on campus
  • Suite: $3200
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • Students must live on campus
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $n/a
  • Proximity to campus: 1
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1800 per semester for 12 meals per week.
  • $1975 per semester for 17 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
The 17 Meal plan includes 17 meals per week, $200 dining retail on campus (per semester), 5 family/friend swipes (per semester), and a bottomless mug. The 12 Meal plan includes 12 meals per week, $300 dining retail on campus (per semester), and 5 family/friend swipes (per semester).

Health

Figures per Semester are current as of 06/10/21

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Health Insurance $947 Semester Plan A & B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $947 per semester.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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