Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

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Join a 100-year legacy of spirit and tradition. Texas Tech 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, plus multiple ways to get involved with all that you’re passionate about—these are the hallmarks of a shared learning experience. It’s what you’ll gain from the Red Raider community.

Becoming a Red Raider
Everyone is welcome
A dynamic mix of people, cultures, backgrounds, nationalities, ideas, and ways of seeing the world is the foundation of our commitment to equity and inclusion at Texas Tech University. Our students come from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, religious, global, political, and academic backgrounds. From first-generation college students to students from more than 100 different countries across the globe, we create opportunities for you to find your community as a Red Raider.

Outside of 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 on campus. After a day in the sun, you'll be ready to hit one of the 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.&nbsp



In Newsweek's inaugural “Best Online Learning Schools 2022” list, Texas Tech ranked the #1 school for an online education.


Texas Tech offers one of the best courses of study for students aspiring to become entrepreneurs, according to The Princeton Review® and Entrepreneur magazine


In 2019, Texas Tech achieved full status as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).


TTU Study Abroad was named among the top 10 institutions for study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education.


Lubbock, Texas

Texas Tech University is located on the South Plains of West Texas in Lubbock (pop. 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 ten most beautiful campuses” he had seen. Many of the newly constructed buildings qualify for LEED certification, yet maintain the consistent Spanish theme throughout campus.

Texas Tech By the Numbers

students were enrolled in the university (fall 2021). Of those, 33,256 were undergraduate and 7,410 graduate and law students.

Undergraduate degrees

Graduate degrees

Doctoral degrees

Full-time and 188 part-time faculty

Student organizations

students participating in study abroad

varsity sports, including
9 women's and 8 men's programs

alumni across the world

Goldwater Scholars

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