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Texas Woman's University is a public institution that was founded in 1901. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,010, its setting is city, and the campus size is 270 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Texas Woman's University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,050 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,580 (2012-13).
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Texas Woman's University (TWU) is a notable institution, primarily for women, committed to fiscal accountability and dedicated to excellence through high quality academic programs, research, and creativity. TWU provides students with education that benefits both the individual and the state of Texas.
TWU's academic and social environment empowers students by fostering intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning, scholarship and research, health and wellness, global understanding, leadership, personal responsibility, financial literacy, civic engagement, and respect for diversity.
TWU educates students from varied social, ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds to succeed in careers, research, or graduate study in the liberal arts and sciences and health, education, and business professions. Focusing on student learning and development, TWU prepares its graduates to lead personally and professionally fulfilling lives.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Texas Woman's University, it's important to note the application deadline is July 15. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 15. The application fee at Texas Woman's University is $50. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 88.3 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||88.4%|
|Application deadline||July 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Texas Woman's University is 25:1, and the school has 29.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Texas Woman's University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71.5 percent.
Texas Woman's University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,010, with a gender distribution of 9.5 percent male students and 90.5 percent female students. At this school, 22.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 78.0 percent of students live off campus. Texas Woman's University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Texas Woman's University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Texas Woman's University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Texas Woman's University, 47 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Texas Woman's University.
|Students who have cars on campus||47%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Texas Woman's University, 79.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $2,900.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$7,050 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$17,580 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,930 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data