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Tuition & Fees

$9,886

$20,726

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,464
Declined + 7,409
Total Received 21,873
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undergraduateRatios

55%

45%

male

female

1  :  22

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Exercise/sport Science
  2. Marketing
  3. University Studies
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School Facts

Texas Tech University, founded in 1923, is a major comprehensive research university. Its 1,839-acre campus is located in Lubbock, TX.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 35,158
Established in 1923
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 6827
ACT 4220

Public

28,632

undergraduate students

6,526

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
52%
400-499
25%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
29%
500-599
52%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
47%
400-499
37%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
36%
18-23
46%
12-17
5%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
56%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
50%
18-23
41%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Lubbock, TX

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Lubbock, TX

1,839-acre campus in Lubbock (population: 239,538). Branch campuses in El Paso, Fredericksburg, Highland Lakes, Junction, and Waco; abroad in Seville, Spain. Served by air and bus. School operates transportation around campus and to nearby off-campus residential areas. Public transportation serves campus.

Texas Tech University
Broadway and University Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79409

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
27%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
33 fraternities 8% of male students
 
19 sororities 9% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
52%
400-499
25%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
4%
600-699
29%
500-599
52%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
47%
400-499
37%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
36%
18-23
46%
12-17
5%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
56%
18-23
33%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
50%
18-23
41%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Niether
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,464
Declined + 7,409
Total Received 21,873

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Geographical residence
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Ethan Logan
Executive Director, Undergraduate Admissions
P: 806 742-1480
F: 806 742-0062
admissions@ttu.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,886
Room & board $9,384
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $20,470
Average Financial Aid - $14,063
Total with Avg. Aid $6,407

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$14,063

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $31,145,189
State $17,165,074
Institutional $20,470,481
Other external $6,097,896
Total $74,878,640

Non-need-based

Federal $11,280
State $0
Institutional $7,886,177
Other external $2,721,510
Total $10,618,967

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big 12 Conference (Football I-A)
Mascot
Raider Red
School colors
scarlet and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Agribusiness
Agricultural Communications
Agricultural Education
Agricultural/Applied Economics
Agriculture/Applied Economics
Animal Science
Anthropology
Apparel Design/Manufacturing
Applied Arts/Sciences
Architecture
Arid Land Studies
Art
Art Education
Art History
Arts/Letters
Atmospheric Science
Bilingual Education
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biology
Biotechnology
Broadcasting Journalism
Business Administration
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical Psychology
Communication Studies
Communications Studies
Community/Family/Addiction Services
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conservation Law Enforcement
Construction Engineering
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Early Child Care
Early Childhood
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Media Communication
Elementary Education
Energy Commerce
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English
Environment/The Humanities
Environmental Crop/Soil Sciences
Environmental Design
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Sustainability/Natural Resource Management
Environmental Toxicology
Exercise/Sport Science
Exercise/Sports Science
Experimental Psychology
Family/Consumer Science Education
Family/Consumer Sciences
Finance
Fine Arts
Food Science
Forensic Sciences
French
General Business
General Studies
Geography
Geoscience
German
Global Studies
Heritage Management
Higher Education
Higher Education Research
History
Horticulture
Horticulture/Turf Grass Sciences
Hospitality Administration
Hospitality/Retail Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Development/Gerontology
Human Sciences
Industrial Engineering
Instructional Technology
Instructional Technology/Distance Education
Interdisciplinary Agriculture
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
Interior/Environment Design
International Business
International Business Administration
International Economics
Journalism
Land-Use Planning/Management/Design
Landscape Architecture
Language Literacy Education
Language/Culture
Languages/Cultures
Latin American/Iberian Studies
Law
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media Strategies
Microbiology
Multidisciplinary Science
Multidisciplinary Sciences
Multidisciplinary Studies
Museum Science
Music
Music Education
Natural Resource Management
News/Editorial
Nutrition
Nutritional Science/Dietetics
Nutritional Sciences
Personal Financial Planning
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Applied Physics
Plant Protection
Plant/Soil Science
Plant/Soil Sciences
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology/General Experimental
Public Administration
Public Relations
Restaurant/Hotel/Institutional Management
Retail Management
Romance Languages
Russian Language/Area Studies
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Soil Science
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Systems/Engineering Management
Technical Communication/Rhetoric
Technical Communications
Theatre Arts
United States Legal Studies
University Studies
Wildlife/Aquatic/Wildlands Science Management
Wildlife/Aquatic/Wildlands Science/Management
Wind Energy
Wind Science/Engineering
Zoology
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Undergraduate

81%

28,632
students

Female
45%
12,833

Male
55%
15,799

Graduate

19%

6,526
students

Female
51%
3,319

Male
49%
3,207

undergraduateFull-time

89%

25,589
students

Female
46%
11,525

Male
54%
14,064

undergraduatePart-time

11%

3,043
students

Female
43%
1,308

Male
57%
1,735

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

65%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 72
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Mexico
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ashley Meeker/Miranda Pruitt
International Admissions Counselor
806 742-3667
international.admission@ttu.edu

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