Texas Woman's University

304 Administration Dr, Denton, United States
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Overview of Texas Woman's University

About this school

Texas Woman's, founded in 1901, is a public, comprehensive university. Founded as a university for women in 1901, it became co-ed in 1972. Its 270-acre main campus is located in Denton, 38 miles north of Dallas-Fort Worth.
  • Website


    www.twu.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Mostly women

  • Graduate Students


    5,163

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:10,309
    • Men:1,268 (12.3%)
    • Women:9,041 (87.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Texas Woman's University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
1
6

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
August 25
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
304 Administration Drive
City, State, Zip
Denton, TX  76204
Phone
(940) 898-3188
Fax
(940) 898-3198
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 25
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
86% of 5,502 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 4,904 applicants were admitted
Men
85% of 598 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
2,632 (56%) of 4,716 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,127 (51%) of 4,208 admitted students enrolled
Men
505 (99%) of 508 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.14
375 And Above
12%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
31%
2.00 - 2.49
10%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
488 average |430-530 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
10%
• Score 500 - 600
38%
• Score 400 - 500
41%
• Score 300 - 400
11%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
501 average |460-550 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
8%
• Score 500 - 600
47%
• Score 400 - 500
38%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
1%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |17-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
19%
• Score 18 - 23
46%
• Score 12 - 17
31%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $9,360|Out-of-state: $21,540
  • Room & Board: - $8,181 (66.8546212306938%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,050 (8.580534444716843%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,006 (24.56484432458936%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Texas Woman's University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
March 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003646
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,083 (87.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
917 (84.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
905 (98.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
305 (33.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$14,927
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 866 (95.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,446
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 670 (74.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,748
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 318 (35.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
114 (9.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,978

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
5,396 (77.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,686 (86.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,634 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,387 (29.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$13,486
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,333 (93.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,381
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,465 (74.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,951
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,361 (29.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
406 (5.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,526

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$23,983
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Library Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
International Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


493

Part-Time Faculty


444

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


42%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 26% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 5% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 56% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 40% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,541,624

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Texas Woman's University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


77.7%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


18.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


31%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


35.5%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (38)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • 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
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Liberal arts/general studies, Business/marketing, Interdisciplinary studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Healthcare Administration, Master of Library Science, Master of Science, Master of Occupational Therapy, Master of Health Systems Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (54)


  • Accounting
  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Adult Nursing
  • Allied Health--General
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Studies
  • Communication Disorders
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Dance
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Gender Studies
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History
  • Information Science
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Library Science
  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Rhetoric
  • School Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Special Education
  • Sports Management
  • Theater
  • Therapies--Dance, Drama, and Music
  • Women's Health Nursing
  • Women's Studies

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


121,123

Nearest Metropolitan Area


270 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Dallas-Fort Worth

Weather


Temperature
32.7 average low in January, 91.9 average high in September
Rain
79 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Dallas-Ft. Worth
Nearest Bus Station
Denton
Nearest Train Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Dallas-Ft. Worth

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


13% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


87%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Pioneers
School Colors
Maroon, white, and silver

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, football, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Texas Woman's University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, athenian honors society, phi kappa phi, epsilon omega epsilon honor society, alpha sigma lambda honor society, touchstone honors student

Sororities


4% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Navy ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Mostly women

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


6,968

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
10,309
Women
9,041
Men
1,268

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 8.5% Asian
  • 17.3% Black/African-American
  • 30.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 38.7% White
  • 0.9% Unknown

International Students


0.7% from 29 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


5,163

Student Resources

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