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Texas Woman's University

Literacy and Learning

Denton, TX

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Overview

Texas Woman's University / Literacy and Learning is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Reading education
(Certificate) Texas master reading teacher
(Certificate) Texas all-level (K-12) reading specialist
Master of Education (M Ed) Reading education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Reading education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Thesis or portfolio
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
51
Accepted
44
Enrolled
85%

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 GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate study and all prior graduate work, vita/resume, essay
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, minimum GPA of 3.0, on-site writing sample, curriculum vitae/resume, 1-2 page statement of professional experience and goals, 3 letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Reading specialist- 2 years teaching experience, separate application Biliteracy-

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required 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

106
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 29.25%
Black or African American 19.81%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.83%
Unknown 0.94%

Gender

Male (6%)
Female (93%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 3

Research

Focus of faculty research: Early literacy intervention, home/school partnerships, literacy language acquisitions, multicultural education, children's literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425769
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. Patricia Watson
Interim Chair
Email: reading@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2227
Fax: 940-898-2224

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