Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$11,600

$23,870

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
540
75th
620
25th
530
75th
26
25th
21
75th
26
25th
20
75th
27
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,400
Declined 8,731
Total Received 29,131
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Public

34,272

undergraduate students

7,637

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 41,909
Established in 1923
Coeducational Coeducational

1,839-acre campus in Lubbock (population: 253,888). Branch campuses in Collin, 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Texas Tech University
Broadway and University Avenue
Lubbock, TX
79409

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
540
75th
620
25th
530
75th
26
25th
21
75th
26
25th
20
75th
27
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,400
Declined 8,731
Total Received 29,131

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School Rank

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • 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

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

70%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,988

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,683
Room $6,304
Board $3,652
Additional fees $2,917
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $22,756
Average Financial Aid - $6,988
Total with Avg. Aid $15,768

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 806 742-3681
F: 806 742-0880
finaid.advisor@ttu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, bowling, cricket, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, ice hockey, in-line hockey, judo, lacrosse, martial arts, paintball, polo, power lifting, quidditch, racquetball, rock climbing, rodeo, rugby, shooting sports, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wakeboarding, water polo, water skiing, weight lifting, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, bowling, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, judo, lacrosse, martial arts, paintball, polo, power lifting, quidditch, racquetball, rock climbing, rodeo, rugby, shooting sports, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wakeboarding, water polo, water skiing, weight lifting, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, disc golf, equestrian sports, golf, ice hockey, kendo, mixed martial arts, non-tackle football, polo, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, volleyball (indoor/outdoor), weight lifting, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big 12 Conference (Football I-A)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Advertising. yes
Agricultural Business and Management, General. yes yes
Agricultural Communication/Journalism. yes yes
Agricultural Economics. yes yes yes
Agricultural Teacher Education. yes yes
Agricultural and Extension Education Services. yes
Agronomy and Crop Science. yes yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes
Architecture. yes yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Child Care and Support Services Management. yes
Child Development. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Construction Engineering. yes
Counseling Psychology. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes yes
Dance, General. yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes yes
Economics, General. yes yes yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Evaluation and Research. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational Psychology. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Engineering Science. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
Environmental Design/Architecture. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes yes
Environmental/Natural Resources Law Enforcement and Protective Services. yes
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Experimental Psychology. yes yes
Family Resource Management Studies, General. yes yes
Family and Community Services. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education. yes yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Fashion Merchandising. yes
Fashion/Apparel Design. yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Financial Planning and Services. yes
Food Science. yes yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes
General Studies. yes
Geography. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Horticultural Science. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management. yes yes
Housing and Human Environments, General. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes yes yes
Industrial Engineering. yes yes yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
Interior Architecture. yes
International Economics. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Land Use Planning and Management/Development. yes
Landscape Architecture. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Microbiology, General. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes
Museology/Museum Studies. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes yes yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General. yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes yes yes
Petroleum Engineering. yes yes yes
Philosophy. yes yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Plant Sciences, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes
Radio and Television. yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes yes
Science, Technology and Society. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Statistics, General. yes
Systems Engineering. yes yes
Toxicology. yes yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes yes
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management. yes yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Kinesiology
  3. Multidisciplinary Studies

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

41,909

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

34,272
students

Female
48%
16,489

Male
52%
17,783

18%

7,637
students

Female
55%
4,177

Male
45%
3,460

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

85%

29,094
students

Female
48%
13,951

Male
52%
15,143

15%

5,178
students

Female
49%
2,538

Male
51%
2,640

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
29%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
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 Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 111
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
India
Nepal
Nigeria
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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