Denton is a city in Texas located in the county seat of Denton County. With a population of 113,000 it is the eleventh largest city in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. It is approximately 40 miles northwest of Dallas and 38 miles south of the Texas-Oklahoma border. Educational services are large part of the economy in Denton, Texas, especially higher education services. The city has often been characterized as a college town since it is home to two large universites (University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University) which have a combined enrollment of more than 45,000 students (nearly half the city’s total population.)
Texas Woman’s University
PO Box 425619
Denton, TX 76204-5587
main phone: (940) 898-2000
admission phone: (866) 809-6130
admission fax: (940) 898-3081
Texas Woman’s University reports a total enrollment of 12,400+ students and offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees and degree completion programs.
University of North Texas
PO Box 311306
Denton, TX 76203-1306
main phone: (940) 565-2000
admission phone: (800) 868-8211
admission fax: (940) 565-2408
University of North Texas reports a total enrollment of 34,600+ students and offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees and degree completion programs.