Profile: Tarleton State University

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  • Fall 08/28-12/02
  • Spring 01/08-05/04

Tuition & Payments

You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition Only:

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
3%Two or more races

Campus Profile

Tarleton State has one hundred undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Classes are small and personal attention. Nationally recognized programs include those in Education, Agriculture and Computer Science Information. Tarleton is home to the Texas Institute of Applied Environmental Research. The University is a member of Division II athletics with one of the largest rodeo teams in the nation. Some unique features of the campus are an observatory and a planetarium.

Tarleton State University is located in North Texas and is a member of the Texas A&M System. It began as an agriculture school and has an agriculture center comprising of beef cattle, a dairy center, meat lab and equine center.

Campus Location - The main campus of Tarleton State University is located in Stephenville, Texas. Stephenville is known as the “Cowboy Capital of the World.” It is a secure, small town with a friendly atmosphere. Stephenville is sixty-five miles southwest of Fort Worth.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Agriculture: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Education, Animal Sciences, Vet Tech Emphasis

Area Studies: International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Fine Art

Athletics: Fitness and Sports Science

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Wildlife Biology

Business: Accounting, Administrative Systems Management, Business Administration, Industrial Management, International Business, Management, Marketing

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Journalism

Criminal Justice: Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Geosciences, Physical Sciences

Economics: Economics

Education: Communications, English, Mathematics, Music, Spanish

Engineering: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English: English, Technical Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Sustainability Studies, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Management

Foreign Language: Spanish

General Studies: Interdisciplinary Studies

Geography and Urban Studies: Spatial Geographic Information Science

Health and Safety Sciences: Kinesiology

Industrial Studies: Construction Management, Industrial Management

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems, Computer Science

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Mathematics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Performing Arts: Music, Performance, Theater Education, Theater Production

Physics: Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Work, Sociology

Closed Programs
Nursing, Electrical Engineering

Special Options
RA Exchange: Yes
Study Abroad Access: Yes

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Non-Native English Speakers Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 12/19/2016.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $45 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $100 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Athletic Fee: $286 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Recreation Fee: $100 Semester Plan A & B Optional
Health Service Fee: $74 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Health Insurance: $947 Semester Plan A & B Optional
Parking Fee: $85 Year Plan A & B Optional
University Services Fee: $1,334 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Student Center Fee: $40 Semester Plan A Mandatory

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

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A 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 Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

Use FAFSA CODE: 003631

Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Meal Plans Per Semester

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