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TWU posts 7.2 percent enrollment gain
DENTON — Enrollment at Texas Woman’s University
is up 7.2 percent to a record 13,358 students, marking TWU’s
eighth consecutive year of enrollment growth.
fall 2009 enrollment number reported to the Texas Higher Education
Coordinating Board in November 2009 was 13,338 students.)
TWU’s total semester credit hours are up 6.1 percent
from last fall to 129,532 hours — also a record. Student
credit hours, not headcount, determine a university’s
state funding. All numbers are based on preliminary 12th class
the tireless efforts of faculty and staff in Denton, Dallas
and Houston who helped TWU achieve another year of record
growth,” TWU Chancellor Ann Stuart said. “An uncertain
jobs market is leading to careers in stable professions, and
this is where TWU succeeds by offering quality programs in
health care, education and business.”
student enrollment increased 5.7 percent to 7,845 students.
Graduate enrollment is 5,512 students, up 9.3 percent from
Enrollment on the
Denton campus increased 6.7 percent to 10,932 students and
Houston center enrollment grew 4.4 percent to 1,236 students
for fall 2009.
Enrollment at the
Dallas center also increased 14.5 percent to 1,190 students.
To accommodate continued growth in Dallas, TWU is building
a new $55.5 million TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health
Sciences-Dallas Center, which will combine TWU’s Parkland
and Presbyterian sites into a dynamic campus-in-one building
at the Parkland location. The new institute is expected to
open in 2011.
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