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About Us


Tarleton State University provides an academically challenging education where learning is grounded in real-world experiences and effective teaching, research, scholarship, and service. As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is rich in history and tradition while being committed to student success and diversity. Tarleton strives to develop moral and ethical thinkers, scholars, and leaders who demonstrate civility and integrity, while contributing meaningfully and responsibly to a global society.


Tarleton will be the premier student-focused university in Texas. We will transform generations by inspiring discovery, leadership and service through exceptional teaching and research in vibrant learning communities.

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Tradition
  • Civility
  • Excellence
  • Service

Who We Are

Tarleton State University has operated in Fort Worth for over 30 years. Initial programs started in 1978 in the area of Medical Laboratory Science, providing critically needed health care professionals for the rapidly growing Metroplex. In 2007, Tarleton State University extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding undergraduate and graduate programs to Fort Worth.

Today, the Fort Worth campus is a vibrant learning community with over 30 undergraduate and graduate degrees, within four colleges—Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.

Tarleton-Fort Worth has a diverse student population comprised mostly of working adults seeking bachelor completion degrees or masters’ degrees. Students may choose courses face-to-face, blended or online. Classes are offered in the evenings, days and weekends to accommodate both part-time and full-time schedules.

Tarleton-Fort Worth offers junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree; therefore, students enrolling in bachelor completion programs must have at least 30 semester hours of college credits and be TSI complete.  All applicants must meet transfer admission standards.

We offer the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with our own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community.