The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

Tarleton State University

Known for teaching excellence, Tarleton faculty are dedicated to expanding learning opportunities beyond the classroom. A vibrant campus life, enriched by more than 100 student organizations, provides numerous opportunities for Tarleton Texans to hone the skills needed for a lifetime of leadership and service. Students call Tarleton a home away from home and refer to the university community as family. A member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton offers the benefits of a major public university with more than 90 academic programs while maintaining a small college feel for 13,000 students at four locations – Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco and Midlothian – as well as its online Global Campus. Committed to tradition, integrity, leadership, civility, excellence and service, Tarleton takes pride in the achievements of its family members, as students and ever after.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 1,516

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47%
13%
4%
8%
28%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
43%
9%
9%
12%
27%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
26%
5%
28%
17%
24%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Tarleton State University in the Fall of 2011. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Tarleton State University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Tarleton State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Tarleton State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 3% 26% 43% 47%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 3% 26% 43% 47%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 1% 2% 3% 3% 4%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 1% 2% 5% 9% 13%
Enrolled at Tarleton State University 97% 74% 58% 28% 9% 4%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 4% 8% 9% 6% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 8% 9% 8% 6% 5%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 12% 17% 17% 12% 8%
Current Status Unknown 2% 13% 20% 24% 27% 28%

Pell Grant Recipients Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 594

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45%
11%
5%
6%
33%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
40%
8%
10%
10%
32%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
23%
5%
29%
15%
28%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Tarleton State University in the Fall of 2011. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Tarleton State University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Tarleton State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Tarleton State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Additional

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 3% 23% 40% 45%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 3% 23% 40% 45%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 2% 5% 7%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 1% 2% 3% 3% 4%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 1% 2% 5% 8% 11%
Enrolled at Tarleton State University 96% 74% 55% 29% 10% 5%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 4% 7% 7% 4% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 1% 6% 9% 8% 6% 4%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 10% 16% 15% 10% 6%
Current Status Unknown 3% 15% 24% 28% 32% 33%

Students receiving veteran’s benefits Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 16

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63%
6%
13%
18%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
56%
13%
13%
18%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
38%
38%
24%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Tarleton State University in the Fall of 2011. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Tarleton State University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Tarleton State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Tarleton State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Additional

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 0% 38% 56% 63%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 0% 38% 56% 63%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Enrolled at Tarleton State University 94% 81% 81% 38% 13% 6%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 13% 13%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 0% 0% 0% 13% 13%
Current Status Unknown 6% 19% 19% 24% 18% 18%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 743

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65%
10%
2%
3%
20%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
61%
8%
7%
6%
18%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
32%
2%
50%
6%
10%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Tarleton State University in the Fall of 2011. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Tarleton State University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Tarleton State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Tarleton State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
 
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Tarleton State University 3% 32% 51% 61% 64% 65%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Tarleton State University 3% 32% 52% 61% 64% 65%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 3% 6% 6% 7%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 3% 1% 2% 2% 3% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 3% 2% 5% 8% 9% 10%
Enrolled at Tarleton State University 92% 50% 21% 7% 3% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 4% 4% 2% 2% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 2% 4% 4% 2% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 6% 8% 6% 4% 3%
Current Status Unknown 1% 10% 14% 18% 20% 20%

Pell Grant Recipients Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 372

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63%
9%
2%
3%
23%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
60%
8%
6%
5%
21%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
34%
3%
48%
5%
10%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Tarleton State University in the Fall of 2011. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Tarleton State University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Tarleton State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Tarleton State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Additional

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
 
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Tarleton State University 3% 34% 52% 59% 62% 63%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Tarleton State University 3% 34% 52% 60% 62% 63%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 1% 3% 5% 6% 6%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 2% 2% 1% 3% 2% 3%
= Total Graduated from another institution 2% 3% 4% 8% 8% 9%
Enrolled at Tarleton State University 93% 48% 19% 6% 3% 2%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 1% 3% 4% 2% 1% 2%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 2% 4% 3% 3% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
1% 5% 8% 5% 4% 3%
Current Status Unknown 1% 10% 17% 21% 23% 23%

Students receiving veteran’s benefits Starting Fall 2011

Number of students: 26

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54%
8%
4%
4%
30%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
54%
8%
8%
4%
26%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
31%
42%
12%
15%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at Tarleton State University in the Fall of 2011. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from Tarleton State University are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at Tarleton State University are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at Tarleton State University and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

Tarleton State University | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Additional

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY IN FALL 2011 BY SUMMER 2017
 
2011-12
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2012-13
 
2013-14
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2014-15
 
2015-16
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2016-17
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Bachelor's degree from Tarleton State University 0% 31% 54% 54% 54% 54%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from Tarleton State University 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from Tarleton State University 0% 31% 54% 54% 54% 54%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 8% 8% 8% 8%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 8% 8% 8% 8%
Enrolled at Tarleton State University 96% 42% 12% 8% 8% 4%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 12% 4% 0% 0% 0%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 0% 0% 4% 0% 4%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 12% 4% 4% 0% 4%
Current Status Unknown 4% 15% 22% 26% 30% 30%