Tuition & Fees

$8,790

$21,030

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
44%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
45%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
48%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

12%

88%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,909
Declined + 673
Total Received 4,582
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Public

10,080

undergraduate students

5,206

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Health Professions/related Programs (nursing)
  2. Interdisciplinary Studies
  3. Liberal Arts/general Studies
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Codes

SAT 6826
ACT 4224

Fun Facts

  • The first female civilian scientist in space, Dr. Millie Hughes-Fulford, earned her Ph.D. at Texas Woman's University after being refused admission by other universities because she was a young mother.
  • Texas Woman's University's longest athletics winning streak stands at 61 consecutive semesters--that's how long student athletes have achieved an overall team GPA of 3.0 or higher. TWU also has been undefeated in football since the University's founding in 1901.
  • Built in 1939, the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods on the Texas Woman's University Denton campus is one of Texas' outstanding architectural achievements, and Eleanor Roosevelt actually dedicated the building on November 1, 1939.
  • Dorothy and friends from The Wizard of Oz, scurvy pirates, and various land and sea animals all have made appearances during the annual Spring Fling Golf Cart parade at Texas Woman's University.
  • Dorothy and friends from The Wizard of Oz, scurvy pirates, and various land and sea animals all have made appearances during the annual Spring Fling Golf Cart parade at Texas Woman's University.
  • Renowned for its beauty, the Texas Woman's University Denton campus has been a location for several television series, including the original Dallas.
  • The school's name may be Texas Woman's University, but almost 10% of TWU's enrollment is male. Men have been admitted to TWU since 1972.

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School Facts

Texas Woman's University, founded in 1901, is a public, comprehensive institution that became coeducational in 1972. Its 270-acre main campus is located in Denton, 35 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 15,286
Established in 1901
Coeducational Women's College, Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Denton, TX

270-acre campus in Denton (population: 123,099), 35 miles from Dallas-Fort Worth; branch campuses in Dallas and Houston. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Dallas-Fort Worth. Public transportation serves campus.

Texas Woman's University
304 Administration Drive
Denton, TX 76204-5587

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
29%
400-499
44%
300-399
18%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
45%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
48%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
July 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,909
Declined + 673
Total Received 4,582

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Erma Nieto
Director of Admissions
P: 940 898-3188
F: 940 898-3081
admissions@twu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $18,137,347
State $11,241,450
Institutional $4,160,530
Other external $1,230,339
Total $34,769,666

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $9,889,028
Other external
Total $9,889,028

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
gymnastics
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Lone Star Conference
Mascot
Pioneers
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration (M.B.A.)
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Finance
Business Administration/Human Resources Management
Business Administration/Management
Business Administration/Marketing
Chemistry
Chemistry Teaching
Child Development
Communication Sciences
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Counseling/Development
Criminal Justice
Culinary Science/Food Service Management
Dance
Dental Hygiene
Drama
Early Childhood Development/Education
Early Childhood Education
Education of the Deaf
Educational Diagnostician
English
Exercise/Sports Nutrition
Family Consumer Sciences
Family Studies
Family Therapy
Family/Consumer Science
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Food Science
Food Systems Administration
Food/Nutrition/Business/Industry
General Business
General Studies
Government
Government/Public Affairs/Politics
Health Studies
Health Systems Management
Healthcare Administration
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Kinesiology
Legal Studies
Library Science
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Teaching
Medical Technology
Molecular Biology
Music
Nurse/Health Systems Management
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Nursing Science
Nursing/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Adult Health Nursing
Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/R.N. to B.S.N.
Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy/DPT Transitional
Physical Therapy/Entry
Physical Therapy/Post Professional
Psychology
Reading Education
Rhetoric
School Psychology
Science Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Language Pathology
Teaching
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

66%

10,080
students

Female
88%
8,821

Male
12%
1,259

Graduate

34%

5,206
students

Female
88%
4,585

Male
12%
621

undergraduateFull-time

68%

6,941
students

Female
90%
6,231

Male
10%
710

undergraduatePart-time

32%

3,139
students

Female
83%
2,590

Male
17%
549

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
33%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented China
India
Nepal
Nigeria
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Irene Connelly
Interim Director, International Education
940 898-3338
iconnelly@twu.edu

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