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Texas Woman’s University Overview

Texas Woman's University is a public institution located in Denton, Texas. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Texas Woman’s University Known For?

2,061 Undergraduate Awards
$23,386 Avg Cost After Aid
86% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at TWU is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 98% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, TWU bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,700 a year. That's about 10% more than their peers at other schools.

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Texas Woman’s University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at TWU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Best Legal Support Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards TWU has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Best Human Development & Family Studies Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#6 Best Value Colleges for Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies College Factual
#13 Best Health & Physical Education Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#23 Best Value Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities College Factual
#26 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#29 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is Texas Woman’s University?

Location of Texas Woman's University

Contact details for TWU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 304 Administration Dr, Denton, TX 76204
Phone: 940-898-2000
Website: www.twu.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TexasWomansUniversity
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/twunews

How Do I Get Into TWU?

You can apply to TWU online at: www.applytexas.org/

Admission Requirements for TWU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into TWU?

86% Acceptance Rate
89% Of Accepted Are Women
66% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 86%, TWU is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 11% of accepted students are men and 89% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Average Test Scores

About 66% of students accepted to TWU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 550. Math scores were between 430 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Texas Woman's University  ( 460 to 550 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Texas Woman's University  ( 430 to 530 )
200
800
TWU received ACT scores from 48% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Texas Woman's University  ( 15 to 23 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Texas Woman's University  ( 17 to 23 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Texas Woman's University  ( 17 to 23 )
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36

Can I Afford Texas Woman’s University?

$23,386 Net Price
60% Take Out Loans
6.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of TWU is $23,386. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At TWU, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $5,458 a year. That adds up to $21,832 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at TWU is 6.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Texas Woman’s University Undergraduate Student Diversity

6,880 Full-Time Undergraduates
90% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,388 undergraduate students at TWU, with 6,880 being full-time and 3,508 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  TWU

There are also 5,130 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 6,880 full-time undergraduates at TWU, 10% are male and 90% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  TWU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Texas Woman's University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of TWU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 679
Black or African American 1,263
Hispanic or Latino 2,192
White 2,325
International Students 85
Other Races/Ethnicities 336

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at Texas Woman's University. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 56 countries are represented at TWU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Texas Woman’s University

4,025 Took All Classes Online
9,231 Took At Least One Class Online
1.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 9,231 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at TWU has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 47th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of TWU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Texas Woman's University was 1.0%. This is the #1,967 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at TWU regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of TWU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Physical Education 19%
Human Development & Family Studies 1%
Library & Information Science 32%
Library Science 32%
Nutrition Science 13%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 19%
Special Education 3%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at TWU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at TWU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nutrition Science #14
Communication Sciences #22
Library & Information Science #46
Library Science #60
Mental & Social Health Services #62
Health & Physical Education #93
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #108
Human Development & Family Studies #131
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #158
Special Education #180
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #201
Health & Medical Administrative Services #312
Nursing #445

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Texas Woman’s University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing 453 22 210 48 733
Business Administration & Management 84 0 312 0 396
Library & Information Science 0 125 195 0 320
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 12 4 146 117 279
Liberal Arts General Studies 220 0 0 0 220
Health & Physical Education 143 19 26 5 193
Nutrition Science 89 0 69 1 159
Human Development & Family Studies 94 0 46 8 148
Health Sciences & Services 106 0 0 0 106
General Biology 81 0 5 0 86
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 8 74 0 82
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 79 0 0 0 79
General Psychology 79 0 0 0 79
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 46 20 66
Social Work 56 0 10 0 66
Communication Sciences 33 0 32 0 65
Sociology 53 0 8 4 65
Dental Support Services 56 0 0 0 56
Criminal Justice & Corrections 41 0 0 0 41
Computer Information Systems 20 8 11 0 39
Human Resource Management 38 0 0 0 38
Dance 26 0 7 4 37
Music 17 0 20 0 37
Student Counseling 0 0 34 0 34
Mathematics 26 0 8 0 34
Marketing 33 0 0 0 33
General Education 0 0 33 0 33
Fine & Studio Arts 24 0 8 0 32
General English Literature 22 0 9 0 31
Special Education 0 1 25 4 30
Political Science & Government 27 0 1 0 28
Accounting 25 0 0 0 25
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 15 9 24
Educational Administration 0 1 22 0 23
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 21 0 0 0 21
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 17 0 0 0 17
History 14 0 3 0 17
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 8 7 15
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 12 0 0 0 12
Finance & Financial Management 12 0 0 0 12
Medical Illustration & Informatics 12 0 0 0 12
Chemistry 6 0 6 0 12
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 11 0 11
Drama & Theater Arts 7 0 2 0 9
Allied Health Professions 0 0 8 0 8
Ethnic Studies 0 2 3 2 7
Design & Applied Arts 7 0 0 0 7
General Family & Consumer Sciences 5 0 0 0 5
Writing Studies 0 0 0 3 3
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 3 0 0 0 3
Legal Support Services 3 0 0 0 3
Culinary Arts 3 0 0 0 3
General Business/Commerce 2 0 0 0 2
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 1 0 1
TOTAL 2,061 190 1,414 232 3,897

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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