Texas Woman's University

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Box 425589

Denton, TX 76204-5589

Phone: (940) 898-2000
2012-2013 Tuition
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Jul. 15
application deadline

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Texas Woman's University is a public institution that was founded in 1901. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,443, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 270 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Texas Woman's University's ranking in the 2014 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).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1901
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $35,436,976


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 86.2 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 86.2%
Application deadline July 15
SAT/ACT scores must be received by July 15

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Texas Woman's University is 21:1, and the school has 43.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Texas Woman's University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Education; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 70.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 21:1
4-year graduation rate 23%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 34%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 17%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 8%
Education 6%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 6%

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Student Life

Texas Woman's University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,443, with a gender distribution of 9.8 percent male students and 90.2 percent female students. At this school, 20.4 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 79.6 percent of students live off campus. Texas Woman's University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 15,168
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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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, 29 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Texas Woman's University.

Students who have cars on campus 29%
Health insurance offered Yes

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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)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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