Tarleton State University RELLIS

Tarleton State University proudly offers baccalaureate degree completion programs as part of the newest model of higher education in Texas…The Texas A&M University System’s RELLIS Academic Alliance at the newly developed RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas. The RELLIS Academic Alliance Building I is located between College Station and Bryan, Texas, just off Texas Highway 47 and Texas Highway 21.

The RELLIS Academic Alliance allows multiple institutions within The Texas A&M University System and the Blinn College District to collaboratively offer selective degree and certificate programs. Students have the opportunity to be a part of a unique environment that challenges them to innovate, explore, and push themselves farther than they ever have before and receive an exceptional educational experience that will positively impact their respective careers.

Tarleton’s School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies, a part of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, and the Department of Social Work in the College of Health Sciences and Human Services, are committed to providing outstanding educational opportunities for students and working professionals in the Brazos Valley area.  Approved degree completion program offerings at RELLIS include Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Criminal Justice, the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Public Administration, the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Science (BAAS) degree in Criminal Justice Administration, as well as the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW). Planned for fall 2020 (pending approvals by the Texas A&M University Board System of Regents and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board) , Tarleton's School of Engineering, a part of the College of Science and Technology, will offer the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Mechanical Engineering and the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Standout features of the Tarleton program offerings at RELLIS-Bryan will include small class sizes, exceptional, qualified faculty and majors in high-demand professions.

Information about Tarleton’s offerings at RELLIS-Bryan can be found at the following locations:



For additional information, please contact Dr. Shannon Hankhouse, Executive Director for Waco and RELLIS-Bryan Outreach Initiatives at (254) 299-8322 or (254) 299-8316.

Admission to one of the RELLIS-Bryan undergraduate programs requires completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours and that a student be Texas Success Initiative (TSI) satisfied. Applicants to an undergraduate program must meet the transfer admission standards for Tarleton State University: https://www.tarleton.edu/admissions/

Dr. Shannon Hankhouse, Executive Director, Waco/RELLIS-Bryan Outreach Initiatives
Tarleton State University
McLennan Community College University Center
Michaelis Academic Center - Room 101
Waco, Texas 76708
(254) 299-8322

Dr. Kim McCuistion, Vice President of External Operations and Dean, Fort Worth Campus
Tarleton State University
10850 Texan Rider Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76036