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Tarleton State 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.

Distance Learning Courses

Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Business & Management (1)
Education & Training (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)



John Tarleton had little formal education and found little happiness in life, but a bequest in his will created two institutions of higher learning and made it possible for thousands of young people to receive an education.


The purpose of the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness is to provide information and conduct research which supports institutional planning, assessment, policy analysis, and decisions leading to institutional effectiveness.

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness gathers, analyzes, and presents information based on data compiled from internal databases and external assessments. The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness strives to make the relevant information readily accessible through this website, and through the Texan Facts business intelligence dashboard.


Student services

  • Student organizations play an important role in campus life at Tarleton State University. Throughout the year, these groups sponsor a variety of extra and co-curricular activities for the campus and local community. In addition, student organizations provide a means for students to develop and refine leadership skills and to interact and network with students, faculty and staff.
  • There are over 100 recognized student organizations at Tarleton State University.

Library services

The Library Learning Commons provides a flexible, technology-rich setting for group collaboration and individual study. It offers multiple service points that facilitate access to campus partners who provide academic and technological support for students and faculty.

Medical services

The Mission of the Student Health Center is to maintain or restore the health of the students of TSU to maximum capability to enable them to achieve their academic goals. It is the intent of the Student Health Center to deliver quality medical care in a cost effective manner in treating acute illnesses or injuries, evaluating and treating acute exacerbation of chronic illnesses, etc.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Our mission is to provide opportunities to engage in activities, programs and special events that promote healthy active lifestyles, leadership development, social interaction and educational opportunities. These opportunities exist through programs, service and facilities that reflect the diverse needs of the Tarleton State University Family.

Stephenville, Texas, United States

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