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Texas Woman's University

Department of Psychology and Philosophy

Denton, TX

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Psychological science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counseling psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) School psychology
Specialist in School Psychology (SSP) School psychology
Master of Arts (MA) Counseling psychology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 20
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
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 (preferred minimum score 153 Verbal, 144 Quantitative)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Alternate accepted
Practica (for MA); thesis or coursework; written exam required for those who do not complete a thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (preferred minimum score 153 [500 old version] Verbal, 144 [500 old version] Quantitative, 4 Analytical)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Internship, residency
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (preferred minimum score 153 [500 old version] Verbal, 144 [500 old version] Quantitative, 4 Analytical)
Comp Exam Required
SSP-internship, capstone evaluation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

132
Applied
43
Accepted
33
Enrolled
33%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (preferred minimum score 153 Verbal, 144 Quantitative)
Master's Degree Requirements BA/BS or 18 hours in psychology; minimum GPA of 3.0, 3.5 in psychology classes; 3 letters of reference; curriculum vitae/resume; essay, interview
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (preferred minimum score 153 [500 old version] Verbal, 144 [500 old version] Quantitative, 4 Analytical)
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of reference, minimum GPA of 3.0 overall and 3.5 in psychology classes, MA in psychology or related discipline with thesis, curriculum vitae, essays
Additional Entrance Requirements BA/BS or 18 hours in psychology; minimum GPA of 3.0, 3.5 in psychology classes; 3 letters of reference; curriculum vitae; personal essay

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

138
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.91%
Black or African American 11.59%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.45%
Unknown 0.72%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

21
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 5
Male (6)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Victimization, body image, moral and political philosophy, neuropsychology and assessment in children, neurobiology of memory and learning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425470
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. Brian Harding
Acting Chair
Email: psychology@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2303
Fax: 940-898-2301

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