Texas Woman's University is a comprehensive, public university, located in Denton, Texas.  A teaching and research university, TWU emphasizes the liberal arts and professional studies with 147 programs at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral level.

The Mission of Texas Woman's University

Texas Woman's University builds on its long tradition as a public institution primarily for women by educating a diverse community of students to lead personally and professionally fulfilling lives.  TWU prepares women and men for leadership and service through high quality undergraduate, graduate and professional programs on campus and at a distance.  A TWU education ignites potential, purpose and a pioneering spirit.

About TWU

With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students, Texas Woman's University is the nations largest university primarily for women.  TWU offers degree programs in liberal arts, nursing, health sciences, the sciences, business and education.  Its campuses in Denton, Dallas and Houston are joined by an e-learning campus offering innovative online degree programs in business, education and general studies.  TWU serves the citizens of Texas in many ways, including:

  • Graduating more new health care professionals than any other university in Texas
  • Easing the teacher shortage by placing highly qualified professionals in the classroom
  • Offering a liberal arts-based curriculum that prepares students for success in a global society
  • Conducting research that impacts the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity, osteoporosis, stroke and diabetes.


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Student Life: 
The division of Student Life actively supports the mission of Texas Woman's University and its learning environment.  We are proud of the rich heritage of Texas Woman's University, and we encourage you to explore the possibilities that TWU has to offer.