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Texas Woman's University

Department of Sociology

Denton, TX

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Overview

Texas Woman's University / Department of Sociology 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 7
Doctoral Degrees 4

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, thesis or non-thesis options
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
2 written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
8
Accepted
3
Enrolled
57%

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 No

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, writing sample
Additional Entrance Requirements Social Science Research Methods: 3 SCH of undergraduate statistics for social sciences, statement of purpose Diversity: statement of purpose

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

53
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.21%
Black or African American 20.75%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.66%
Unknown 1.89%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

6
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Victimology, ethnography, post-humanism health and the environment, criminology, social theory (classical and contemporary)
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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