Texas Woman's University is a university in Denton, Texas with two health science center branches in Dallas, Texas and Houston, Texas. It was established in 1901 as the Girls Industrial College, but it became Texas Woman's University in 1957. Men have been admitted to TWU since 1972.
Nowadays, in its tenth decade, the University has grown from a small college to a major university. It is the largest university primarily for women in the United States, with the main campus in Denton and health science centers in Dallas and Houston.
Texas Womanís University considered to be one of the best nationís largest university primarily for women. Its campuses in Denton, Dallas and Houston are joined by an e-learning campus offering innovative online degree programs in business, education and general studies. It occupies the notable position among other universities as it graduates more new nurses and health care professionals than any other university in Texas; offers a liberal arts-based curriculum that prepares students for success in a global society; conducts research that impacts the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity, osteoporosis, stroke and diabetes.
The University is dedicated to excellence through academic achievement, research and creativity, innovation and collaboration and committed to fiscal accountability.
Students are empowered by inspiring intellectual curiosity and lifelong learning, embracing scholarship and research, developing leadership and personal responsibility, and promoting diversity and respect for all individuals.
TWU educates students to succeed as they pursue careers, research or graduate study in the liberal arts and sciences and health, education, and business professions. The University prepares its graduates to lead personally and professionally fulfilling lives.
Students have the opportunity to study through distance education. Our distance education courses are highly interactive. In addition, face-to-face sessions are offered in more convenient class locations, and the need for weekly commutes to campus is virtually eliminated. The University also offers the high-quality online courses and degree programs to meet your academic needs.