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Texas Woman's University

Department of Health Studies

Denton, TX

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Texas Woman's University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Health studies Dental hygiene
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
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, non-thesis options, or work-site health (for dental hygiene)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum scores 152 [480 old version] Verbal, 140 [400 old version] Quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

49
Applied
28
Accepted
22
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 Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in last 60 credit hours of bachelor's degree, resume/curriculum vitae, 2 letters of recommendation, personal statement letter
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (preferred minimum scores 152 [480 old version] Verbal, 140 [400 old version] Quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5 on all master's course work, 2 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, essay, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

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

128
Total Graduate Students
72%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
27%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.63%
Black or African American 28.91%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.78%
Asian 4.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.13%
Unknown 3.13%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 5
Male (4)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Teen pregnancy prevention, eating disorder and obesity prevention, body image issues, adolescent and women's health, chronic disease prevention
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
158,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425499
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. George King
Chair
Email: healthstudiesinfo@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2860
Fax: 940-898-2859