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Become a Tarleton Texan

Family, tradition, and history: it's what we're made of.

Why Tarleton?

We embrace our history of rich tradition and strong academics to build a brighter future. At Tarleton, we’re a family - everyone is on a first-name basis and each and every person is valued for the uniqueness they bring into our culture. We have fun all year long - from an entire week of Homecoming festivities to Founder's Week in the spring, there are plenty of activities to keep you engaged between coursework. And the bonds that you create between your fellow students and faculty members are ones that you will cherish forever. 

Explore our Traditions and History
Tarleton's homecoming bonfire
90+ Programs of Study

90+

Programs of Study

118 Year Old Institution

118

Year Old Institution

13,011 Students Enrolled

13,011

Students Enrolled

90+ Programs of Study

90+

Programs of Study

118 Year Old Institution

118

Year Old Institution

13,011 Students Enrolled

13,011

Students Enrolled

How do I become a Tarleton Texan?

How do I become a Tarleton Texan?

Excited to become a member of our family? We are, too! Once you are admitted and attend orientation, there are some fun times ahead. Duck Camp and Transition Week for incoming freshmen will kick off your Tarleton experience to get you acquainted with your fellow students and the campus. But first, you will need to apply for admission. We will help you through the entire process. 

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Visit Tarleton

See our beautiful campus by taking one of our daily tours

Housing and Communities

Choose your residence and make yourself at home

Explore your costs

Find out how affordable Tarleton can be

Campus Life

Discover campus life and how to get involved