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Texas Woman's University is a public institution situated in Denton, Texas. The city atmosphere of Denton makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

453 Undergraduate Degrees
280 Graduate Degrees
$23,386 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
86% Acceptance Rate

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Texas Woman’s University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

TWU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#34 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Most Popular Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at TWU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#34 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards TWU has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#29 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#49 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#60 Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#130 Best Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#235 Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual

Where Is Texas Woman’s University?

Location of Texas Woman's University

Contact details for TWU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 304 Administration Dr, Denton, TX 76204
Phone: 940-898-2000

How Do I Get Into TWU?

You can apply to TWU online at:

Admission Requirements for TWU

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into TWU?

86% Acceptance Rate
89% Of Accepted Are Women
66% Submit SAT Scores
Since TWU has an acceptance rate of 86%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 11% of accepted students are men and 89% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 85%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.

Average Test Scores

About 66% of students accepted to TWU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 550. Math scores were between 430 and 530.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Texas Woman's University  ( 460 to 550 )

SAT Math Scores for Texas Woman's University  ( 430 to 530 )
TWU received ACT scores from 48% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.

ACT English Scores for Texas Woman's University  ( 15 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for Texas Woman's University  ( 17 to 23 )
ACT Composite Scores for Texas Woman's University  ( 17 to 23 )

Can I Afford Texas Woman’s University?

$23,386 Net Price
60% Take Out Loans
6.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of TWU is $23,386. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At TWU, approximately 60% of students took out student loans averaging $5,458 a year. That adds up to $21,832 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at TWU is 6.6%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Texas Woman’s University Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,040 Full-Time Undergraduates
90% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,598 undergraduate students at TWU, with 7,040 being full-time and 3,558 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  TWU

There are also 5,288 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,040 full-time undergraduates at TWU, 10% are male and 90% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  TWU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Texas Woman's University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of TWU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 690
Black or African American 1,312
Hispanic or Latino 2,302
White 2,269
International Students 149
Other Races/Ethnicities 318

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at Texas Woman's University. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 56 countries are represented at TWU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, South Korea, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Texas Woman’s University

4,025 Took All Classes Online
9,231 Took At Least One Class Online
1.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 9,231 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at TWU has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 25th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of TWU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Texas Woman's University was 1.0%. This is the #1,408 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at TWU regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of TWU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing Science 36%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at TWU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at TWU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Science #30
Nursing Education #53
Nursing Administration #67
Nursing #445

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Texas Woman’s University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 453 0 0 0 453
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 21 185 0 206
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 26 26
Nursing Science 0 0 0 22 22
Nursing Education 0 1 17 0 18
Nursing Administration 0 0 6 0 6
Clinical Nurse Leader 0 0 2 0 2
TOTAL 453 22 210 48 733


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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