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Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX

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.

Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX

Tuition & Fees

$9,748

$22,408

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
41%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
44%
400-499
38%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
5%
24-29
17%
18-23
40%
12-17
33%
6-11
5%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
40%
12-17
40%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
46%
12-17
34%
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undergraduateRatios

13%

male

87%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,278
Declined + 373
Total Received 5,651
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Public

10,591

undergraduate students

5,235

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. General Studies
  3. Kinesiology
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Codes

SAT 6826
ACT 4224

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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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 15,826
Established in 1901
Coeducational Women's College, Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics)
•  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)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  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)
•  NASP (National Association of School Psychologists)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Denton, TX

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
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

Greek Life

 
3 fraternities 2% of male students
 
10 sororities 3% of female students
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
41%
400-499
35%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
44%
400-499
38%
300-399
4%
200-299
0
30-36
5%
24-29
17%
18-23
40%
12-17
33%
6-11
5%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
40%
12-17
40%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
46%
12-17
34%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
($75.00 for international applicants)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 21
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 Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,278
Declined + 373
Total Received 5,651

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Recommendations

Not Considered

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

Nikki Young
Director of Admissions
P: 866 809-6130
F: 940 898-3081
admissions@twu.edu

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 15

Institution's own financial aid form
March 15

State aid form
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Lacey Thompson
Executive Director of Financial Aid
finaid@twu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
gymnastics
soccer
softball
volleyball

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
Mascot
Oakley
School colors
maroon and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Development
Child Life
Communication Sciences
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Counseling/Development
Criminal Justice
Culinary Science/Food Service Management
Dance
Dental Hygiene
Early Childhood Development/Education
Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
English
Exercise/Sports Nutrition
Family Nurse Practitioner
Family Studies
Family Therapy
Family/Consumer Sciences
Fashion Design
Fashion Merchandising
Finance
Food/Nutrition
General Studies
Health Care Administration
Health Informatics
Health Sciences
Health Studies
History
Human Resource Management
Informatics
Interdisciplinary Studies
Kinesiology
Library Science
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Molecular Biology
Music
Music Therapy
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Nursing Science
Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Physical Therapy
Political Science
Professional Studies
Psychological Science
Psychology
Public Health
Reading Education
Rhetoric
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Language Pathology
Teaching
Theatre
Womens Health Nurse Practitioner
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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

15,826

total students

98%

in-state

2%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

10,591
students

Female
87%
9,174

Male
13%
1,417

33%

5,235
students

Female
89%
4,680

Male
11%
555

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

66%

7,032
students

Female
91%
6,331

Male
9%
701

34%

3,559
students

Female
80%
2,843

Male
20%
716

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Hispanic/Latino
30%
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

97%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

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 Recommended of All
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
  • 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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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

International Student Contact

Valerie Borgfield
Assistant Director/DSO
940 898-3338
intloffice@twu.edu

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