540
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Texas Woman's University / School of Library and Information Studies is located in Denton, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Library science
Master of Library Science (MLS) Library science

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 134
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (preferred), GMAT, MCAT, MAT
Comp Exam Required
Practicum (for MLS); thesis (for MA)
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Practicum, TExES exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

160
Applied
125
Accepted
99
Enrolled
78%

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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE (preferred), GMAT, MCAT, MAT
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, 2-page statement of intent, resume
Additional Entrance Requirements Master's degree or admission to graduate program at TWU in nursing, health sciences, or library and information studies (for health science librarianship); 2 years of classroom teaching, MLS, and 15 hours of coursework at TWU (for school librarianship)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
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

540
Total Graduate Students
77%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.22%
Black or African American 6.3%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 1.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.11%
Unknown 1.3%

Gender

Male (3%)
Female (96%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time (12)
Part-time (16)
Male (9)
Female (19)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Information needs analysis, school library leadership, library management and assessment, informatics, information retrieval
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 425438
Denton, TX  76204
United States
Contact Dr. Ling Hwey Jeng
Director
Email: slis@twu.edu
Phone: 940-898-2602
Fax: 940-898-2611