History, Affiliations, and Rankings
Texas Wesleyan University was established as the Polytechnic college by the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1870. After decades of reformation, in 1934, it was formed as the Texas Wesleyan College and then was granted the University charter making it the Texas Wesleyan University. A committee led by Bishop Joseph S. Key investigated potential places for campus and landed on a site east of Fort Worth provided by area pioneers A.S. Hall, W.D. Hall, and George Tandy. Polytechnic College, which literally means "various arts and sciences," opened its doors in September 1891 with a handful of teaching members and 111 students. The university is also affiliated with the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the International Association of Methodist Related Schools, Colleges, and Universities. US News and World Report have given Texas Wesleyan University a rank of #299 in the National Rankings, and Times Higher Education World University Rankings has ranked it between #601-800 in the National Rankings.
Infrastructure, Campuses, and Courses
Texas Wesleyan University is located on a 75-acre campus in fort worth. The campus has a total of 5 schools namely the School of natural and social sciences, Graduate programs in nurse Anesthesia, School of Business administration, School of Arts & Letters, and School of Education. Wesleyan has over 30 courses for students in undergraduate as well as postgraduate programs. Nurse Anesthetist; Business Administration and Management, General; Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Psychology, General; Bilingual and Multilingual Education; Accounting; Educational Leadership and Administration, General; Management Science; Criminal Justice/Safety Studies; and Counseling Psychology are the most popular majors at Texas Wesleyan University. Texas Wesleyan University provides a variety of student services, such as non-remedial tutoring, placement assistance, health services, and health insurance. Texas Wesleyan University also provides 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late-night transportation/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.). Students of legal drinking age are not permitted to consume alcohol at Texas Wesleyan University.
Accomplishments and Alumni
Established in 1870, Texas Wesleyan University has had a long journey from being a polytechnic college to a full-fledged University. It has been accredited by the Southern Association of colleges and schools commission on colleges. Since 1935, Texas Wesleyan has been a co-educational liberal arts college with an expanding academic and student life programme. In addition to outstanding undergraduate programmes, the University added graduate programmes in teaching and nursing anaesthesia in the 1970s and 1980s, respectively. Many notable alumni have graduated from Texas Wesleyan University like Biba Golic (table tennis player), Phil King (Texas state representative), and Ben Hunt (professional basketball player).
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
The University has students from a wide range of backgrounds, including race, national origin, religion, beliefs, age, socioeconomic level, gender, sexual orientation, and handicap status. University's vibrant and diverse campus offers several opportunities for students to engage with their peers.. Over 7% of the student body of Texas Wesleyan University is comprised of international students. TWU offers many services to its students for getting a job after graduation and setting a career path. Events like career fairs, employer meet, and internship opportunities are all provided by the university to the students.