Tuition & Fees

$9,368

$21,818

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
47%
400-499
38%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
38%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
46%
12-17
31%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
18%
18-23
37%
12-17
36%
6-11
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
44%
12-17
32%
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undergraduateRatios

12%

male

88%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,716
Declined + 786
Total Received 5,502
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Public

10,309

undergraduate students

5,163

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Nursing
  3. Interdisciplinary 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 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 15,472
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)
•  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)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Denton, TX

270-acre campus in Denton (population: 133,808), 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
13%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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

 
2 fraternities 3% of male students
 
8 sororities 4% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
47%
400-499
38%
300-399
6%
200-299
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
38%
400-499
41%
300-399
11%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
46%
12-17
31%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
18%
18-23
37%
12-17
36%
6-11
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
22%
18-23
44%
12-17
32%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 25
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 of some

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,716
Declined + 786
Total Received 5,502

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-Brecht
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

Governor Jackson
Executive Director of Financial Aid
finaid@twu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
gymnastics
soccer
softball
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track And Field, Weight Lifting, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track And Field, Weight Lifting, Wrestling

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
Owl of Minerva
School colors
maroon and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration/Accounting
Business Administration/Finance
Business Administration/Human Resources Management
Business Administration/Management
Business Administration/Marketing
Chemistry
Child Development
Child Life
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
Informatics
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/DPT Transitional
Physical Therapy/Entry
Physical Therapy/Post Professional
Psychological Science
Psychology
Reading Education
Rhetoric
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Speech Language Pathology
Teaching
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Nursing
  3. Interdisciplinary Studies

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

15,472

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

10,309
students

Female
88%
9,041

Male
12%
1,268

33%

5,163
students

Female
88%
4,538

Male
12%
625

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

67%

6,968
students

Female
91%
6,284

Male
9%
684

33%

3,341
students

Female
83%
2,757

Male
17%
584

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
16%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
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 Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

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 Some
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

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 27
Countries most often represented China
Mexico
Nepal
South Korea
Venezuela
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Becky Rodriguez
Interim Director, International Education
940 898-3338
intloffice@twu.edu

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