#16 Best Public Universities in Texas

Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas

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Texas Woman's University overview
Location Denton, Texas
Online twu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Texas Woman's University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Texas Woman's University, established in 1901, is a public institution with its main campus located in Denton, Texas, a city within the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Historically a university for women, it became coeducational in 1972 and maintains a focus on providing liberal arts and professional education. The university is characterized by its diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs, with notable emphasis on the health sciences, nursing, and education. The campus encompasses a blend of modern and traditional architecture, providing residential facilities for students who opt for on-campus living. Texas Woman's University is recognized for its non-competitive application process, welcoming a broad array of students each year. While not primarily known for athletics, the school does compete in a variety of sports under the team name Pioneers.

In the most recent statistical year 7,286 prospective students applied, and 6,822 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,343 enrolled in the school.  8,813 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,145 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $5,616 plus fees of $2,695. Texas Woman's University is ranked 863 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












Texas Woman's University is rated within the lower 36% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
Texas Woman's University overview
SAT 930/1140
ACT 17/23
GPA 3.24

Applications Accepted

Texas Woman's University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Texas Woman's University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,050
Other Fees$2,695
Room and Board $10,368
Budget for Other Expenses$3,168
Total One Year Cost$22,897

Out of State Resident Tuition

Out of State Costs for Texas Woman's University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,050
Other Fees$2,695
Room and Board $10,368
Budget for Other Expenses$3,168
Total One Year Cost$32,689

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$48,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

39% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Texas Woman's University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 34%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 13%
General Studies 12%
Business 7%
Work and Family Studies 5%

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