Texas Wesleyan University


The profile requirements of internationally employed managers have changed dramatically in recent years.  The IUBH School of Business and Management has recognised this development as reflected in the future-oriented training it offers to interested young people as the first private, state-recognised university operating exclusively in the service sector.

With our attractive Bachelor and Master’s degree courses we want to set new standards for the new generation of management.  Our programmes are characterised by the effective transfer of subject-specific knowledge and soft skills in order to prepare our graduates for challenging management task.  The courses offered are geared fully to the expectations of international companies.

Why choose Texas Wesleyan University?
Dual Enrollment Program

Are your high school students ready for the challenges of college-level courses?  Your students can receive both high school and college credit through Texas Wesleyan’s dual-enrollment program. Classes are offered at your high school (subjects vary by school),  and are taught by instructors with master’s or doctoral degrees.

Dual-enrollment courses give them a head start on college – both intellectually and financially. The courses transfer to most institutions of higher learning, which can help college tuition costs.

As a dual-enrollment student with Texas Wesleyan, they’ll have access to all Wesleyan activities and facilities (library privileges,  Wesleyan theatre arts, music and sporting events).

Each dual-enrollment course costs $420 per semester, as of 2012.

Participating High Schools — as of 2014
  • Fort Worth Christian School
  • Harvest Christian Academy
  • Pantego Christian Academy
  • Southwest Christian School
  • Weatherford Christian School
English Proficiency

We accept these forms of proof as English proficiency:

  • On-campus Intensive English: Complete to level 9.
  • TOEFL: 68 (Internet), 190 (Computer), 520 (Paper)
  • IELTS: 6.0 academic band score
  • College credit: 30 or more college-level credit hours completed in the U.S. or passing scores in two semesters of college-level freshman composition in the U.S.

Native speakers of English are waived of the requirement to document English proficiency.


We’re a top-tier value at an affordable price. Last year, 99 percent of entering undergraduates received some form of financial aid. Whether it’s grants or scholarships, there are many options that help make your education affordable.

Total:   $32,864 per year

Residential Students

Tuition: $20,642
Fees Estimate: $2,502
Books/Supplies: $1,200
 Room & Board Estimate: $8,520
Total Estimate: $32,864
Total:   $24,344 per year

Commuter Students

Tuition: $20,642
Fees Estimate: $2,502
Books/Supplies: $1,200
Total Estimate: $24,344
Total:   $794 per hour

Part Time Students

Tuition: $700
Fees Estimate: $94
Total Estimate: $794

Students taking less than 12 hours are enrolled part time.

Students should expect to incur additional charges that may increase the tuition and fee total.

Admission Requirements

We begin reviewing your file once we’ve received all of your items. We’ll mail you our decision in about a week or two.

Transfer Students

Less Than 30 Credit Hours

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • SAT score of at least 920, an ACT score of 19 or
  • THEA score of 230 on the Reading and Mathematics sections and 220 on the Writing section

Students with less than 30 semester hours must also provide a high school transcript, so an equivalent university GPA can be computed.

More than 30 Credit Hours

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • A GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale

Academic programs may have additional requirements for entrance, and students are subject to review by the dean of the appropriate school for admission approval.

GED Requirements

If you did not graduate from high school, you’ll need an average score of 500 on the GED exam. Once you’ve taken the test, mail a copy of the GED certificate and the official report of test with your application.

Office of Admission Texas Wesleyan University 1201 Wesleyan St. Fort Worth, Texas 76105

From a Women’s College to Co-ed

When Dallas was selected by the church leaders as the site for Southern Methodist University, the Polytechnic campus was designated the Woman’s College for Southern Methodism, eventually becoming Texas Woman’s College in 1914.

Young women from around Texas and the Southwest attended Texas Woman’s College as it developed into a major force in North Texas. However, faced with dwindling resources during the Depression, trustees voted to close the school in 1931.

A merger with the financially secure Texas Wesleyan Academy in Austin kept the doors open and created the new institution of Texas Wesleyan College in 1934. Men were readmitted that same year.

The College Becomes the University

Since 1934, Texas Wesleyan has remained a co-educational liberal arts institution with an increasingly comprehensive academic and student life program. In addition to strong undergraduate programs, the University added graduate programs in education in the 1970s and in nurse anesthesia in the 1980s.

After contemplating a relocation of the campus to a west Fort Worth site, Texas Wesleyan renewed its commitment to its historic Polytechnic Heights location by building the Eunice and James L. West Library. Recognizing the growth in programs, trustees changed the name of the institution to Texas Wesleyan University, effective in January 1989.

Expanding to Better Serve More Students

Texas Wesleyan has historically combined service to a residential population along with its strong commitment to a commuting and adult population.

To add flexibility in the scheduling of courses and to recognize the special needs of adult learners, the University added the C.E. Hyde Weekend/Evening Program in 1994. From 2000 to 2010, buildings on campus have been built or renovated at the rate of nearly two per year.

The University established a campus in downtown Fort Worth in 1997 with the relocation of the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, which was established in 1992 following the acquisition of the former Dallas/Fort Worth School of Law. In August 2013, the law school was sold to Texas A&M University.

A Burleson site of Texas Wesleyan opened in 2006 to serve residents of Johnson County.

The Graduate Programs of Nurse Anesthesia has grown into the largest in the nation, delivering online courses to students throughout the United States.

A Strong and Faithful Member of the Community

The University has cooperative programs with a number of high schools that allow seniors to enroll in university classes for credit and become familiar with the university experience.

Throughout its history, the University has remained closely affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The University maintains special relationships with several United Methodist congregations, and some of the trustees are representatives of the United Methodist Church.

In keeping with Methodist tradition, the University welcomes individuals of all faiths and is thoroughly inclusive in its practices.

Our Mission

Our mission at Texas Wesleyan University is to develop students to their full potential as individuals and as members of the world community.

Texas Wesleyan University, founded in 1890 in Fort Worth, is a United Methodist institution with a tradition in the liberal arts and sciences and a focus on professional and career preparation.

The University is committed to the principles that each student deserves personal attention and that all members of the academic community must have freedom to pursue independent thought and to exercise intellectual curiosity.

The University endeavors to create a learning environment where each student is provided an opportunity to pursue individual excellence, to think clearly and creatively, and to communicate effectively. The University also strives to develop a sense of civic responsibility and spiritual sensitivity, with a commitment to moral discrimination and action. Texas Wesleyan University strives to develop informed, responsible, and articulate citizens.

The University actively seeks and employs faculty and staff with commitment and dedication to teaching, inspiring, and serving students. Texas Wesleyan University recognizes its responsibility to the community by providing leadership and talent through programs that enable and enrich society.

Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered on campus and through distance education. Faculty scholarship informs teaching and advances knowledge and understanding.

Our Vision

Texas Wesleyan aspires to be a
values- and student-centered university where
motivated students prepare for graduate school
and leadership in professional careers.

This vision is premised upon the understanding that professional employers seek individuals who have attained the essential skills of critical thinking, analytical reasoning and creative problem solving.

Texas Wesleyan believes that the best way for undergraduate students to learn these skills is in a liberal arts setting through intentionally small classes led by gifted faculty who are committed to student success.

This vision also recognizes that most students will need graduate professional degrees to further their careers and that these same skills are required for admission to and successful completion of graduate professional programs.

Realizing that most students will enter the workforce before returning to graduate school, Texas Wesleyan University will maintain graduate professional programs of high quality in formats that are accessible to working adults. These programs will focus on deepening and broadening critical thinking, analytical reasoning and creative problem solving skills in the context of professional content.


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