TWU’s Fitness and Recreation Center is the state’s first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified recreation center at a public university. The U.S. Green Building Council awarded the fitness center a LEED Silver certification for its environmental design, making the facility one of the nation’s top “green” buildings.
For about 30 years TWU has provided holiday gifts to the children of our students who are parents. TWU's Holiday Gift Program for students who have children is believed to be the only program of its kind in the country. The 2016 TWU Holiday Gift Program broke all records – the university community provided gifts to more than 430 children from 226 families of our enrolled students in Denton, Dallas, Houston and online in Arkansas, Louisiana and Washington State.
TWU graduates 56 percent of all Texas allied health doctoral degrees from four-year public universities.
TWU has the largest collection of research material on women in the southern United States.
Texas Woman’s University is home to the Texas First Ladies Historic Costume Collection and the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame.
TWU houses the official archives of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs)
Music Professor Pamela Youngblood is the 2016-2018 Artist of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation’s most selective all-discipline honor society.
Notable figures including Robert Frost, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Sinclair Lewis, Amelia Earhart and Frank Lloyd Wright visited the TWU campus during the tenure of president L.H. Hubbard (1926 to 1950.)
In 2017, TWU graduated more speech therapists than any other program in Texas and is one of the largest programs in the U.S.