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Texas Woman's University

Department of Biology

Denton, TX

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Texas Woman's University

Overview

Texas Woman's University / Department of Biology is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biology
Master of Science (MS) Biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum score 148 [425 old version] verbal, 140 [425 old version] quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Professional paper or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum score 153 [500 old version] verbal, 144 [500 old version] quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
1-year residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
10
Accepted
2
Enrolled
53%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum score 148 [425 old version] verbal, 140 [425 old version] quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference; letter of interest
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum score 153 [500 old version] verbal, 144 [500 old version] quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, letter of interest

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

41
Total Graduate Students
53%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American 2.44%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.44%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 1
Male (6)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Electron microscopy, protein degradation, sensory neuroscience, transcription regulation, virus: host interactions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425799
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. Ron Hovis
Interim Chair
Email: biology@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2351
Fax: 940-898-2382

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