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Department of Family Sciences College of Professional Education Texas Woman's University

  • Denton, TX
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 93%7%
    student ratio
  • 434
    total students
  • $4,182 | $10,716
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 1
    fall application deadline
  • 40%
    acceptance rate
  • 10 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Early Childhood Development And Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Family Therapy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Family Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Early Childhood Education Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Education (M Ed)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Child Development Master of Science (MS)
    • Counseling And Development Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 88
    • Doctoral Degrees 12
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

40% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 187
    • Accepted 76
    • Acceptance Rate 40
    • Enrolled 56
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 1st February 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th July 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$4,182
    • Out-of-state tuition *$10,716
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students434
    • Female Percentage93%
    • Male Percentage7%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students434
    • Part-time Percentage68%
    • Full-time Percentage32%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino15%
    • Black / African American28%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty34
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchParenting/parent education, military families, play therapy, family sexuality, diversity, healthy relationships/healthy marriages, childhood obesity, male communication
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Family Sciences

College of Professional Education
Texas Woman's University

304 Administration Drive
Denton, TX 76201
United States

Dr. Karen Petty

Chair

Phone: 940-898-2685
Fax: 940-898-2676
Email: famsci@twu.edu

Dr. Samuel Wheeler

Assistant Director of Admissions

Phone: 940-898-3188
Fax: 940-898-3081
Email: wheelersr@twu.edu



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