Texas Woman's University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

The Little Chapel in the Woods at Texas Woman's University
The Little Chapel in the Woods at Texas Woman's University. Amanda / Wikimedia Commons

With an acceptance rate of 86%, Texas Woman's University is not highly selective, and students with good grades and test scores have a good chance of being admitted to the school. Applicants will need to submit high school transcripts and scores from either the SAT or the ACT. For more information, check out the school's website or contact the admissions office.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Texas Woman's University Acceptance Rate: 86%

Texas Woman's University Description:

Texas Woman's University is a public, four-year institution in Denton, Texas, with additional locations in Dallas and Houston. The University of North Texas is under two miles away. TWU is the largest women's university in the country (note that some programs do admit men). The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees across a wide range of academic fields, and in recent years TWU has expanded its online offerings significantly. Academics are supported by a 17 to 1 student / faculty ratio. In the U.S. News and World Report 2012 Best Colleges issue, TWU was named in the top three in Texas and in the top 10 in the US among colleges with the most diverse student populations.

Campus life is active with over 100 student clubs and organizations, as well as an active Greek life. The university also offers intramural sports including dodge ball, indoor volleyball, and Quidditch. The TWU Pioneers compete at the intercollegiate level as a member of the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference (LSC) with sports including soccer, volleyball, and gymnastics.

 

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 15,655 (10,407 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 13% Male / 87% Female
  • 67% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,238 (in-state); $17,030 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,050 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $7,578
  • Other Expenses: $3,006
  • Total Cost: $18,872 (in-state); $28,664 (out-of-state)

Texas Woman's University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 92%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 85%
    • Loans: 59%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,424
    • Loans: $5,282

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Child Development, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Health and Wellness, Interdisciplinary Studies, Kinesiology, Nursing, Nutrition Sciences, Psychology, Social Work

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 79%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 38%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 21%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 38%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Texas Woman's University Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.twu.edu/administration/twu-mission/

"Texas Woman’s University builds on its long tradition as a public institution primarily for women by educating a diverse community of students to lead personally and professionally fulfilling lives.  TWU prepares women and men for leadership and service through high quality undergraduate, graduate and professional programs on campus and at a distance.

  A TWU education ignites potential, purpose and a pioneering spirit."