Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX

Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$8,255

$18,071

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
529
75th
560
25th
514
75th
23
25th
19
75th
22
25th
19
75th
22
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

13%

male

87%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,456
Declined 368
Total Received 5,824
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Public

12,463

undergraduate students

7,270

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 19,733
Established in 1901
Coeducational Coeducational

270-acre campus in Denton (population: 136,268), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • The first female civilian scientist in space, Dr. Millie Hughes-Fulford, earned her PhD 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 68 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.
  • The school's name may be Texas Woman's University, but more than 10% of TWU's enrollment is male. Men have been admitted to TWU since 1972.

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
529
75th
560
25th
514
75th
23
25th
19
75th
22
25th
19
75th
22
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee ($75.00 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 21
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,456
Declined 368
Total Received 5,824

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

68%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,897

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,537
Room $5,800
Board $3,930
Additional fees $2,718
Books & supplies $1,050
Total $19,035
Average Financial Aid - $6,897
Total with Avg. Aid $12,138

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Financial Aid Office


P: 866 809-6130
F: 940 898-3068
finaid@twu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes
Gymnastics yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Women's

stunt, synchronized swimming

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, football, golf, rugby, soccer, softball, tae kwon do, tennis, track and field, volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Lone Star Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Child Development. yes yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General. yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Culinary Science/Culinology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes yes yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes yes
Education, General. yes yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes yes
Experimental Psychology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Fashion Merchandising. yes
Fashion/Apparel Design. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General. yes yes
General Studies. yes
Health and Wellness, General. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes
History, General. yes yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes yes yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Informatics. yes yes
Library and Information Science. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Music, General. yes yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Education. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes yes yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes
School Psychology. yes yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Women's Studies. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. General Studies
  3. Kinesiology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

19,733

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

12,463
students

Female
87%
10,805

Male
13%
1,658

37%

7,270
students

Female
90%
6,520

Male
10%
750

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

8,079
students

Female
90%
7,256

Male
10%
823

35%

4,384
students

Female
81%
3,549

Male
19%
835

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
30%
Hispanic/Latino
36%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented China
Mexico
Nepal
Nigeria
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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