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About Texas Woman's University (TWU)

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4 Years

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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.

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Location & Contact


304 Administration Dr.Denton, TX 76204
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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. 


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


SAT Range

970 - 1160

ACT Range

17 - 23

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With an annual acceptance rate of approximately 86%, Texas Woman’s University has deemed the name of an easy school to attend. Academics wise, the TWU admissions requirements are very easy to attain. Last year, out of 5726 around 4971 were admitted to the school. Anybody having above 68 percent holds a fair share of admission. 

The SAT score should range from 970-1160 and an ACT score should be around 17-23. Apart from this, an estimated GPA requirement is 3.25

The guidelines to apply to TWU are listed below:

  • Fill the Application form with a detailed description.

  • Pay the $50 application fee on ApplyTexas.org

  • Submission of Documents for Verification

  • Apply for your Program

 The deadline for priority application submission is 1st March for fall and 1st November for spring.

Annual Cost to Attend

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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 The highest degree offered by the Institution.


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Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


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Registered Nursing, Administration,...

445 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

264 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

159 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

126 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

105 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

94 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

92 Graduates

Psychology, General

87 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

82 Graduates

Biology, General

69 Graduates

Social Work

63 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

54 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

47 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

46 Graduates


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41 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

39 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

35 Graduates


34 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

27 Graduates

Legal Support Services

23 Graduates


23 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

23 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

22 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

21 Graduates


19 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

17 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

17 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

13 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

13 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

11 Graduates


9 Graduates


8 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

7 Graduates

Political Science and Government

6 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

4 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

3 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

2 Graduates

Medical Illustration and Informatic...

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




38% White

1% Unknown

17% Black

30% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

9% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$69,739 per year

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The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,570/year.

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maroon and white

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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.

After Graduation

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Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$180 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

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< $30K


$30K - $48K


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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. 

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