About Texas Woman's University (TWU)
On Campus Housing
Texas Woman’s University (TWU) is a non-profit public college located in a midsize city setting of Denton, that offers doctorate, masters and baccalaureate degrees.
The institution was established in 1901 by the 27th Texas Legislature as the Girls Industrial College, following which after 4 years it became the very first institution to develop a department of music and was renamed as College of Industrial Arts (CIA).
Eventually, the institution went through lots of advancements with the global name of Texas Woman’s University. The institution became co-ed in 1972. Tracing its glorious history, the college aims at two primary visions, the first one being sculpting women to excel in the advanced practical industries and secondly to provide quality liberal education. Along with academics, the university also provides a selection of sports options like volleyball, gymnastics, soccer, and many more.
Texas Woman’s University has more than 15,000 students at present, enrolled in various programs.
Although the students at the TWU are predominantly white and Hispanic population, 61% comprises minorities or students of color among them.
The acceptance rate of the university is 86% making it one of the best, easily accessible colleges in Texas.
The student to faculty ratio is 19:1.
The institution is well known for particularly Registered Nursing programs with a passing rate as high as 92%.
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The TWU also provides an array of well structured online courses that are designed to achieve both the convenience of the students and seamless quality education at an affordable range.
The online courses are available in 42 discreet University majors ranging from Behavioural Science to Business Management.
Apart from providing undergraduate and postgraduate degrees with (SACSCOC)Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accreditation, the TWU offers programs that have specialized accreditations that are from the state, regional, and national professional associations and boards.
With a legacy of over 119 years, the TWU holds the following ranks in the Annual US News and Forbes College Rankings :
5th rank in “Best Online Nursing Programs” and
8th rank in “Best Online Nursing Administration Programs” in the US News rankings, making it the best Nursing school that the country has to offer.
226th -298th in “Best Online Masters in Education Programs”
279th rank in “America’s Best Value Colleges,2020”.
The TWU has been consistent with rank as one of the best Liberal Arts Schools in the country as well.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The average annual cost of the Texas Woman’s University varies depending upon the program a candidate applies for.
Approximately,$20,272 is the amount that is paid by a resident, full-time undergraduate program holder annually. The fee comprises $7,796 for tuition & fee,$1,050 books and supplies,$3,006 student welfare fund, and $8,420 room and board cost.
The cost increases by 49.1% if the candidate is from out of state.
Then $17,756 is paid as tuition & fees, $1,050 on books and supplies, $3,006 on student welfare funds, and $8,420 room and board cost summing up to $30,232. Although scholarship and financial aid facilities are provided by the University.
Net price is what it actually costs to attend TWU when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need and it sums up to $9,129.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$69,739 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by TWU. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $9,050 per year. Texas Woman's University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at TWU costs around $3,570 per year. There are around 13% male and 87% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Texas Woman’s University provides financial aid in the form of Loans, Scholarships, and Grants. The department of financial aid acts so as to identify the financial needs of potential students and provide some sort of relaxation. Students looking for financial assistance The FAFSA form must be filled by students who are opting for financial aid. Financial aid is very famous among international students especially, that allows them to bridge the 49.1% annual cost to attend from other resident students.
The TWU federal school code is 003646.
The Federal Work-Study option is highly favorable for the students. The Federal-Aid includes the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Pell Grants, TEACH Grants, and loans such as Federal Nursing Student Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct Subsidized Loan, and Direct PLUS Loan.
State Aids encompasses Texas Public Education Grant Program, Texas Grant, Undergraduate Board Authorized Tuition Grant, and Graduate Board Authorized Tuition Grant.
Texas Woman's University (TWU) Scholarships includes TWU Presidential Scholarship, Top 10 Percent Scholarship, New First-year Student Scholarship, Terry Foundation Scholarship, and Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.
Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill, Montgomery GI Bill -Active Duty, VA Vocational Rehabilitation, and Montgomery GI Bill- Selected Reserve.