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T3 Program Benefits at Tarleton

By attending this partner university, T3 Scholars receive the following benefits and support to help you to and through your postsecondary journey:

  • Bridge Programming Summer Before Starting First Semester
  • Persistence Coaching & Ongoing Resources
  • If you are graduating from one of T3's Full Launch High Schools, you may receive a "first dollar" scholarship of $500 or more per year to assist with books or other expenses

Beginning in the 2021-22 school year, the admission application fee is waived for all qualifying Fort Worth ISD students with automatic admission for those graduating in the top 25% of their respective class. Learn more about Tarleton's President's Guaranteed Award Program.

Interested in transferring to Tarleton from TCC? The TCC to Tarleton Pathway offers Tarrant County College students the ability to map their TCC credits into Tarleton degree programs and plan ahead with early admission to Tarleton.

Mission Statement

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. ”

— Founded in 1899

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Tarleton was one of only seven Texas universities selected as a First Forward Institution by the Center for First-Generation Student Success in 2020. More than 50% of its undergraduate students are first generation

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Tarleton is one of 119 colleges and universities nationwide to receive the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s prestigious 2020 Community Engagement Classification


According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the graduation rate for two-year college students who transfer to Tarleton with 30 or more credit hours nears 70%, exceeding the statewide average by almost eight points


Students enrolled in Tarleton’s Medical Laboratory Sciences and Public Health programs (almost 100 percent of MLS students pass their national certification on the first try and have jobs before they graduate)


While some predicted a hit to fall 2020 enrollment, Tarleton witnessed a record high, up 6.5 percent with 14,022 students (the incoming freshman class was the largest ever, up 9.5 percent from 2019)


Tarleton’s enrollment is up 42 percent from 2011

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