Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX

Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX

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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
34%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
37%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
45%
12-17
34%
6-11
0
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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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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Dallas-Fort Worth International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Residence Hall Association
  • Helping Hands Service Ambassadors
  • Athenian Honor Society
  • Women's Health Student Advocate Association
  • University Network Intercultural Team and Education

Top Events

  • Spring Fling
  • Family Day
  • Athletic Events

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
41%
400-499
34%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
12%
500-599
43%
400-499
37%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
45%
12-17
34%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline August 25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.17

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 5,278
Declined 373
Total Received 5,651

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

first generation
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Sand volleyball, Tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Sand volleyball, Tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Culinary Science/Culinology
Dance, General
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
English Language and Literature, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Wellness, General
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Informatics
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical Informatics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Nutrition Sciences
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

15,826

total students

98.2%

in-state

1.8%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 22%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
32%
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

1,224

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 25

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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