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?
- 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.
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.
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Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards TWU has earned from around the web.
|#2||Best Human Development & Family Studies Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
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|#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?
Contact details for TWU are given below.
|Address:||304 Administration Dr, Denton, TX 76204|
How Do I Get Into TWU?
You can apply to TWU online at: www.applytexas.org/
Admission Requirements for TWU
|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|
How Hard Is It To Get Into TWU?
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.
Can I Afford Texas Woman’s University?
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
There are also 5,130 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,880 full-time undergraduates at TWU, 10% are male and 90% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Texas Woman's University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,263|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,192|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at TWU has changed over the last few years.
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%|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies||19%|
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|
|Library & Information Science||#46|
|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|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#201|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#312|
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.
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Michael Barera under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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