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Texas Woman's University

College of Nursing

Denton, TX

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Texas Woman's University

Overview

Texas Woman's University / College of Nursing is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nursing education
Master of Science (MS) Child health clinical nurse specialist
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing science
Master of Science (MS) Pediatric nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Clinical nurse leader
Master of Science (MS) Adult health clinical nurse specialist
Master of Science (MS) Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Women's health nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Adult health nurse practitioner
Master of Science (MS) Health systems management
Master of Science (MS) Women's health clinical nurse specialist
Master of Science (MS) Adult/gerontology acute care nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 213
Doctoral Degrees 35
Other Advanced Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
6-year time limit for completion of degree, professional or clinical project
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
10-year time limit for completion of degree; dissertation (PhD), assessment practicum (DPT)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

278
Applied
247
Accepted
179
Enrolled
89%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline September 15th July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours in undergraduate nursing degree and overall, RN license, BS in nursing, basic statistics course, 1 year of clinical experience
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS in nursing, minimum preferred GPA of 3.5, RN license, statistics course, 2 letters of reference, curriculum vitae, graduate nursing-theory course, graduate research course, statement of professional goals and research interests

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

803
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.21%
Black or African American 20.3%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.75%
Asian 19.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.25%
Two or more races 2.86%
Unknown 1.12%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

86
Total faculty
Full-time - 51
Part-time - 35
Male (9)
Female (77)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Women's health, nurse staffing and satisfaction in health systems, perinatal safety, chronic illness, pediatric health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425498
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. Rosalie Mainous
Dean
Email: nursing@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2401
Fax: 940-898-2437

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