Campus and Centers
The Denton Campus
The main campus of Texas Woman’s University is located in Denton, TX, a growing community of more than 113,000 residents and located 38 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth, the nation’s fourth-largest metro center.
The university’s high-rise residence, academic, and administrative buildings dominate Denton’s skyline. Blended with these structures are historic buildings, including Old Main (the university’s first building) and the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods.
Known for its beauty and private college feel, the Denton campus features the Blagg-Huey Library, which is home to the nationally renowned TWU Woman’s Collection – the best concentration of resources on U.S. women in the Southwest. The university is replete with modern technology including campus-wide WiFi access to the Internet, open-access computers labs equipped with current software, subject specific teaching labs, and classrooms that offer creative approaches to teaching and learning. For example, the Ann Stuart Science Complex includes the latest instructional technology and lab equipment for teaching and research in biology, chemistry and biochemistry. The TWU Fitness and Recreation Center features a 30-foot indoor climbing wall with a 22-foot vertical rappelling station. The Redbud Theater is a 120-seat proscenium venue that showcases a variety of drama performances each year.
The Dallas Center
The TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences – Dallas Center opened in February 2011, combining the university’s Parkland and Presbyterian sites in an eight-story 190,000-square-foot building in the heart of the Southwestern Medical District.
The Dallas Center, established in 1966, now bears the name of Texas oilman and entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens, who donated $5 million to the new building’s fundraising campaign. The center houses the Houston J. and Florence A. Doswell College of Nursing, the TWU Stroke Center-Dallas and the university’s physical therapy, occupational therapy and health systems management programs. Facilities include simulation laboratories and research laboratories, computer labs and classrooms, and one-stop student services.
The Houston Center
TWU’s Institute of Health Sciences – Houston Center, established in 1960, is located at the southern gateway of the Texas Medical Center, a world-renowned 675-acre complex of hospitals, health-related schools, and research institutions. The Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing offers clinical and educational opportunities for students in nursing. Other programs offered at the Institute of Health Sciences–Houston Center include occupational therapy, physical therapy, health care administration, and nutrition and food sciences. Facilities at the center include research laboratories, anatomy and nursing laboratories, a counseling center, a learning resource center, and computer services.