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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:

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.

  • Bridge Programming: The T3 Team will work with you and Tarleton to ensure you have the necessary support the summer between high school graduation and your first year in college. If you are attending Tarleton beginning in Fall 2021, be sure to check your personal email for more information about the "T3 Tuesdays at 2" series, Texan Orientation, and Duck Camp.
  • College Persistence Coaching + Resources: If you need additional guidance throughout your time at Tarleton, one-on-one and group advising and support will be available to T3 Scholars to ensure you are successful. You also have access to T3 Connect, a virtual platform to network, stay connected and informed, and engage with community mentors.
  • 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. Check out the scholarships page for the details.

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

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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

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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)

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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)

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Tarleton’s enrollment is up 42 percent from 2011

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