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Texas Woman's University

Department of Psychology and Philosophy

Denton, TX

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Texas Woman's University

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 4
Doctoral Degrees 13
Other Advanced Degrees 4

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 [500 old version] Verbal, 144 [500 old version] Quantitative, 4.0 Analytical Writing)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Practica (for MA)
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
Internship, capstone evaluation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

120
Applied
25
Accepted
24
Enrolled
21%

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 February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (preferred minimum score 153 [500 old version] Verbal, 144 [500 old version] Quantitative, 4.0 Analytical Writing)
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; essay
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
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

118
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19.49%
Black or African American 11.02%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.24%
Unknown 1.69%

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 3
Male (6)
Female (12)

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:
51,748

Location & Contact

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

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