Tarleton State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Tarleton State University.

Principle of equal opportunity

It is the policy of Tarleton State University to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons, as well as to make available any other programs and activities, including those for students, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (except in rare occasions where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, disability, or veteran status. Tarleton makes every effort to assure that no otherwise qualified person with a disability is, on the basis of a disability, subjected to discrimination either as related to student involvement or employment in any of the University’s programs or activities. Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to the Equal Opportunity Coordinator (254) 968-9128, the Director of Student Disability Services (254) 968-9400, or the Coordinator of Disability Services (254) 968-9103.

Equal Educational Policy

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, complete equality exists in the offering of all benefits to students without regard to sex, race, color, or national origin. These benefits include such matters as housing, financial assistance, recruitment, and any type of personnel service.

Privacy of Information

Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, the following data are designated as directory information and may be made public unless the student desires to withhold it: student’s name, student type, mailing address, official email address, major field of study, military service status, classification, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, dates of University attendance, degrees and academic honors received, and the most recent previous education agency or institution attended. Any undergraduate or graduate student wishing to withhold all of this information should, within 10 days after the first class day, complete the appropriate form, available at the Registrar’s Office. For more information about FERPA, please visit

Clery Act

Each year, Tarleton prepares a report to comply with the Clery Act and HEA Safety and Security statistical requirements. The report includes information regarding University rules, reported campus crime statistics, fire statistics, crime awareness and prevention, important contact information, and graduation rates. The most recent report is available by accessing the appropriate link at the bottom of the Tarleton website at A printed copy of the report may be obtained by contacting the Division of Enrollment and Information Management at (254) 968-9762.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
1866 Southern Lane
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097
(404) 679-4500
(404) 679-4558