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Current Graduate Students

About the Graduate School

TWU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Over 5,700 graduate students are enrolled at TWU in 66 master's and 23 doctoral programs of study

Graduate study began at Texas Woman's University in 1930, and since 1952 the Graduate School has operated as a unit under its own Dean and Graduate Council. Doctoral degrees were first awarded at the University in 1953.

Academic / Administrative Complaints & Appeals

THECB 18 Doctoral Characteristics

State Mandated Immunization Requirement

Effective January 1, 2012, Texas law requires that all new and transfer college students must receive a vaccination or booster against bacterial meningitis.

For more on this requirement, please visit the Meningitis Vaccination page.

TWU Students Say...

Samuel Wheeler"I researched several graduate schools before deciding on TWU. The quality academic programs, knowledgeable and conscientious professors and supportive learning environment made TWU a great fit for me."

Graduate Student Achievements

Lona Sandon

Lona Sandon, a Registered Dietitian and Ph.D. in the Dept. of Health Studies, is the winner of the $10,000 Commission on Dietetics Registration Doctoral Scholarship from the American Dietetics Association for 2011-12. The selection process considered GPA, GRE scores, paid work experience, professional memberships and achievements, most significant accomplishment, and volunteer experience, as well as publications, presentations, and honors/scholarships.