Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

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From here, it's possible.

Join a 100-year legacy of spirit and tradition. Texas Tech University is a top 100 public research university offering a world-class education. Texas Tech offers great opportunities for students aspiring to do great things. A vigorous learning environment, a variety of ways to decompress, and multiple ways to get involved with all your passions—these are the hallmarks of a shared learning experience. It’s what you’ll gain from the Red Raider community.

Become a Red Raider

Everyone is welcome: A dynamic mix of people, cultures, backgrounds, nationalities, ideas, and perspectives is the foundation of our commitment to equity and inclusion. Our students come from all walks of life—from first-generation college students to students from more than 100 countries around the globe. We create opportunities for you to find your community here.

Outside the classroom: Whether you're floating the lazy river or joining one of our 550+ student organizations, there are plenty of ways to make friends and get involved. After a day in the sun, you'll be ready to hit one of our many food courts or mini markets. But living on campus has many benefits besides just great food and a comfy bed. The opportunities and adventures are endless when you live life as a Red Raider.

Study abroad: Study abroad can be most simply defined as an opportunity to earn academic credit in an international setting. TTU offers a comprehensive range of unique academic programs in 50 countries. Global learning is an essential part of being a Red Raider and crucial to your success post-graduation.



Ranked #1 among "America's Best Online Learning Schools" | Newsweek, 2022


Ranked #12 among the "Top 50 Best Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurs" | The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine, 2023


Designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) since 2019


Named among the top 10 institutions for study abroad participation | Institute of International Education


Lubbock, Texas

Texas Tech University is located on the South Plains of West Texas in Lubbock (population: 255,885). The campus, which boasts Spanish Renaissance architecture, was described by American author James A. Michener as the “most beautiful west of the Mississippi until you get to Stanford” and by Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated as “easily one of the 10 most beautiful campuses” he had ever seen. Many of the University's newly constructed buildings qualify for LEED certification yet maintain the consistent Spanish theme throughout campus.

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