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Tuition

$10,142

$20,762

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,709
Declined + 6,461
Total Received 19,170
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undergraduateRatios

56%

44%

male

female

1  :  20

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. University Studies
  2. Exercise/Sport Science
  3. Psychology
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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 33,111
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)
•  CAHME (CAHME)
•  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)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 6827
ACT 4220

Public

27,044

undergraduate students

6,067

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
53%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
31%
500-599
52%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
47%
400-499
36%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
38%
18-23
45%
12-17
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
56%
18-23
32%
12-17
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
48%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%
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Lubbock, TX

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Lubbock, TX

1,839-acre campus in Lubbock (population: 233,740). Branch campuses in Abilene, Amarillo, Fredericksburg, Highland Lakes, Junction, and Waco and abroad in Seville, Spain and Quedlinburg, Germany. 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
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
53%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
5%
600-699
31%
500-599
52%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
47%
400-499
36%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
38%
18-23
45%
12-17
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
56%
18-23
32%
12-17
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
48%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%

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)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

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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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,709
Declined + 6,461
Total Received 19,170

Admissions Contact

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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,942
Room $4,380
Board $2,945
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $17,467

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Scholarships

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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 (Division I, 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
Agriculture/Applied Economics
Animal Science
Anthropology
Apparel Design/Manufacturing
Applied Linguistics
Applied Physics
Architecture
Art
Art Education
Art History
Arts/Letters
Atmospheric Science
Bilingual Education
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biology
Biometeorology
Biotechnology
Biotechnology/Science/Agricultural Biotechnology
Broadcasting Journalism
Business Administration
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical Psychology
Clothing/Textiles/Merchandising
Communication Design
Communication Studies
Communications Studies
Community/Family/Addiction Services
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Engineering
Construction Technology
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education
Crop Science
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Dietetics
Early Childhood
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Electronics Technology
Electronic Media Communication
Elementary Education
Energy Commerce
Energy/Geoenvironmental Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Physics
Engineering Technology
English
Environmental Conservation of Natural Resources
Environmental Crop/Soil Sciences
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Technology/Management
Environmental Toxicology
Exercise/Sport Science
Exercise/Sports Science
Experimental Psychology
Family Studies
Family/Consumer Science Education
Family/Consumer Sciences
Finance
Fine Arts
Fine Arts/Music
Fisheries Management
Fisheries Science
Food Science
French
General Business
General Studies
Geology
Geophysics
Geoscience
German
Health/School Health
Heritage Management
Higher Education
Higher Education Research
History
Home Economics
Horticulture
Hospitality Administration
Human Development
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Development/Gerontology
Industrial Engineering
Instructional Technology
Instructional Technology/Distance Education
Interdisciplinary Agriculture
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
Interior/Environmental Design
International Business
International Economics
Journalism
Land-Use Planning/Management/Design
Landscape Architecture
Language Literacy Education
Latin American/Iberian Studies
Law
Management
Management Information Systems
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Marketing
Marriage/Family Therapy
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Technology
Microbiology
Multidisciplinary Science
Multidisciplinary Science/Biology
Multidisciplinary Science/Chemistry
Multidisciplinary Science/Geosciences
Multidisciplinary Science/Physics
Multidisciplinary Sciences
Multidisciplinary Studies
Museum Science
Music
Music Composition
Music Conducting
Music Education
Music Pedagogy
Music Performance
Music Theory
Musicology
Natural History/Humanities
News/Editorial
Nutritional Sciences
Performance
Personal Financial Planning
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Piano Pedagogy
Plant Protection
Plant/Soil Science
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology/General Experimental
Public Administration
Public Relations
Range Management
Range Science
Restaurant/Hotel/Institutional Management
Retailing
Romance Languages
Romance Languages/French
Romance Languages/Spanish
Russian Language/Area Studies
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Soil Science
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Studio Art
Systems/Engineering Management
Technical Communication/Rhetoric
Technical Communications
Telecommunications/Network Management
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts/Acting
Theatre Arts/Design
Theatre Arts/Design/Technology
Theatre Arts/Performance/Pedagogy
Theatre Arts/Playwriting
Theatre Management
University Studies
Visual Studies
Wildlife Management
Wildlife Science
Wildlife Sciences
Wildlife/Fisheries Management
Wind Science/Engineering
Zoology
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Undergraduate

82%

27,044
students

Female
44%
11,990

Male
56%
15,054

Graduate

18%

6,067
students

Female
51%
3,064

Male
49%
3,003

undergraduateFull-time

89%

24,338
students

Female
45%
10,867

Male
55%
13,471

undergraduatePart-time

11%

2,706
students

Female
42%
1,123

Male
58%
1,583

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
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

67%

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 77
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
Nigeria
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mary Ann Greenberg
Lead Advisor, International Student Development
806 834-5877
maryann.greenberg@ttu.edu

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