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New Fort Worth Campus: Opening 2019

In a hit song more than 30 years ago, George Strait asked the question: : "Does Fort Worth ever cross your mind?" Our answer is a resounding YES.

The Tarleton State University flag was planted in Fort Worth in 1978 when it became home to our highly acclaimed Medical Laboratory Sciences degree program. Today we offer 48 degree and certificate programs in Fort Worth.

A flourishing Fort Worth campus advances the academic mission and Strategic Plan for all parts of our university. The generous donation of 80 acres by the Walton Group and the support of The Texas A&M University System, the State Legislature and the City of Fort Worth, have made Tarleton's new Fort Worth campus possible (see Fort Worth Master Plan). 

With construction under way on the first building for Tarleton Fort Worth’s planned campus along the Chisholm Trail Parkway, it’s time to start planning the future. 

Major Events

male student in library

Academics

Tarleton Fort Worth offers more than 40 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs. With more in the works, this campus is meeting the ever-growing professional workforce needs of North Texas and beyond.

  • Four-year graduation rate for transfer students: 70%
  • Students transferred from 45 different colleges in 2017
tarleton alumni

Alumni

Tarleton State University graduates work for some of the best known employers in the DFW Metroplex, such as:

  • American Airlines
  • Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.
  • Cook Children’s Healthcare System
  • Fort Worth Livestock Show & Rodeo
  • Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company
  • UNT Health Science Center
new 76,000 Sq. Ft building

76,000 Sq. Ft

Building

80 acres donated for campus use

80 Acres

Donated for campus use

2,500 students expected

2,500

Students Expected

new 76,000 Sq. Ft building

76,000 Sq. Ft

Building

80 acres donated for campus use

80 Acres

Donated for campus use

2,500 students expected

2,500

Students Expected

New Campus

Construction Plan

The first building will be a three-story, 76,000 square foot multipurpose academic facility that will house:

  • Innovative learning areas
  • Common gathering spaces
  • Offices
  • A large event area

At the heart of Tarleton’s presence in Fort Worth, the first building is a nod to the university’s rich heritage and bright future, with a design that reinforces the six Core Values; Tradition, Integrity, Civility, Leadership, Excellence, and Service. The eventual second phase for the campus, buildings to shape a formal quad, is expected to accommodate an enrollment of 5,850 students and bring the campus to 360,000 square feet in space through the year 2026.

New Campus Location