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Texas Woman's University

Department of Sociology and Social Work

Denton , TX

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Texas Woman's University

Overview

Texas Woman's University / Department of Sociology and Social Work is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Social work
Master of Arts (MA) Sociology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sociology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Written comprehensive exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

62
Applied
51
Accepted
35
Enrolled
82%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of reference, 2-3 page statement of interest, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of undergraduate work and all graduate work
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 on last 60 undergraduate hours and all graduate coursework, graduate statistics and social sciences research methods, 3 letters of reference, 2-3 page statement 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

86
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.95%
Black or African American 23.26%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.49%
Unknown 1.16%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 1
Male (6)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Victimology, ethnography, post-humanism health and the environment, domestic violence, social work and disabilities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425887
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. Celia Lo
Chair
Email: sociology@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2052
Fax: 940-898-2067

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