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Why TWU

TWU is known for its leadership in education, nutrition, the arts, sciences, nursing and the health care professions, with a main campus in booming Denton, and health science centers in the prestigious medical districts of Dallas and Houston.

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#1 in DFW for graduate earnings vs cost

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52% of undergrads are transfer students

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Top 10% in the nation for diversity

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Your Investment

A quality education should be affordable and accessible. We offer more than $15 million in scholarships annually, and many financial aid options are available for first-year students, including grants, loans and part-time campus jobs.

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26% lower cost than national average for public universities

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Ranked 2nd in Texas by Economist magazine for maximizing student earning potential

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$15 million in scholarships offered annually

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Quality Academics

TWU students have the opportunity to learn and work with faculty members who pursue leading research in their fields. Our students present research at regional, national and international conferences; win prestigious awards; and achieve major internships at companies across the U.S.

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19:1 student to faculty ratio

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93% pass rate on nursing licensure exam

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96% pass rate on state teacher certification exam

Check out our programs

We offer a large variety of programs in several formats. We have over 100 different undergraduate programs and 50 graduate programs. And a number of our programs are offered online or in a hybrid format with some face-to-face and some online components.

A place to succeed

Victoria Parades
Victoria Parades

Victoria was commissioned as an Active Duty Engineer Officer for the U.S. Army during her May 2017 graduation ceremony. She chose TWU because she loved the size of the campus, TWU’s strong health science programs and the feeling of being welcomed by faculty and staff.

Sandra Wiggins
Sandra Wiggins

Sandra met her mentor, Angelique Sweeney through TWU’s Empowering Women as Leaders organization. Through this mentorship, Sandra gained confidence, balanced school and family life, and was able to find a full-time job at Angelique’s company, ADP — a national human resources management services and software provider.

Hannah Grant
Hannah Grant

A transfer student from Weatherford College, Hannah has done research with TWU faculty, presented at academic conferences, and was accepted to the prestigious Park City Math Institute in Utah. In Fall 2017, she will pursue her master's degree and serve as a research assistant in math education at Tarleton State University.

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As one of the 10 Best College Towns last year, and a 100 Best Place to Live the past two years, Denton’s uniqueness and popularity have once again made it one of the 10 Best College Towns in America.

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