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Texas Woman's University

School of Library and Information Studies

Denton, TX

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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

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 212
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 132

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Portfolio, practicum (for MLS); thesis (for MA)
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Practicum, TExES exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

206
Applied
174
Accepted
108
Enrolled
84%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st June 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
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: 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

613
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 25.94%
Black or African American 3.92%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.28%
Unknown 1.31%

Gender

Male (5%)
Female (94%)

Faculty

36
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 21
Male (12)
Female (24)

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

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