School of Library and Information Studies College of Professional Education Texas Woman's University

School of Library and Information Studies College of Professional Education Texas Woman's University

Denton, TX
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
96%
4%
student ratio
540
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
78%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Library Science Master of Arts (MA) [Library Science ]
      Master of Library Science (MLS) [Library Science ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 134
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Alternate accepted and MLS requires a practicum; MA requires a thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Alternate accepted and practicum and TExES exam required

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 160
    • Accepted 125
    • Acceptance Rate 78
    • Enrolled 99
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (preferred), GMAT, MCAT, MAT, 3 letters of recommendation, and 2-page statement of intent, resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesHealth Science Librarianship: master's degree or admission to a graduate program at TWU in Nursing, Health Sciences, or Library and Information Studies School Librarianship: 2 year classroom teaching, and MLS degree or prior master's degree, 15 hours of coursework at TWU
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students540
    • Female Percentage96%
    • Male Percentage4%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students540
    • Part-time Percentage78%
    • Full-time Percentage22%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino22%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian67%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage43%
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty research information needs analysis, school library leadership, library management and assessment, informatics, information retrieval
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Library and Information Studies

College of Professional Education
Texas Woman's University

PO Box 425438
Denton, TX 76204
United States

Dr. Ling Jeng

Director

Phone: 940-898-2602
Fax: 940-898-2611
Email: slis@twu.edu

Korie Hawkins

Associate Director of Admissions, Graduate Recruitment

Phone: 940-898-3188
Fax: 940-898-3081
Email: admissions@twu.edu

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