Texas Woman's University

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world rank  1272

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University Overview

Founded in 1901, Texas Woman's University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Denton (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Texas. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Dallas, Houston. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Texas Woman's University (TWU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Texas Woman's University (TWU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 119 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. TWU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym TWU
Founded 1901
Motto Scientia Lumen Vitae
Knowledge Brings Light to Life
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address 304 Administration Drive
76204 Texas
United States
Tel +1 (940) 898 2000
Fax +1 (940) 898 3081
Other locations Dallas, Houston

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 304 Administration Dr
Denton 76204
(940) 898 3188
866 809 6130

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Texas Woman's University's Library
Texas Woman's University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 387,169 physical volumes, 60,263 physical media, 122,812 digital/electronic medium and 306 licensed digital/electronic databases. Texas Woman's University's library has 2 branches.
Housing Yes
Texas Woman's University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,210 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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