Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$11,320

$23,770

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
39%
500-599
51%
400-499
6%
700-800
7%
600-699
32%
500-599
55%
400-499
6%
30-36
10%
24-29
47%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,493
Declined 7,891
Total Received 25,384
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Public

32,125

undergraduate students

6,617

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 38,742
Established in 1923
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

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
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Lubbock Preston Smith International

Texas Tech University
Broadway and University Avenue
Lubbock, TX
79409

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers
  • Hispanic Student Society
  • Pre-Nursing Association
  • Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma
  • Catholic Student Association

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Carol of Lights
  • Arbor Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • TechAlert system, bike registration, crime prevention programs

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
39%
500-599
51%
400-499
6%
700-800
7%
600-699
32%
500-599
55%
400-499
6%
30-36
10%
24-29
47%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $75
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.61

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,493
Declined 7,891
Total Received 25,384

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 103
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,024

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,430
Room & board $9,772
Additional fees $2,890
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $2,120
Total $24,412
Average Financial Aid - $5,024
Total with Avg. Aid $19,388

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

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 Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Weight lifting, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Agricultural Economics
Agriculture, General
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Architecture
Art/Art Studies, General
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Commerce, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering
Dance, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Family Resource Management Studies, General
Family and Community Services
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance, General
Food Science
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Interior Architecture
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Economics
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Landscape Architecture
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Natural Resources Law Enforcement and Protective Services
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nutrition Sciences
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Rhetoric and Composition
Science, Technology and Society
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Zoology/Animal Biology
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

38,742

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

32,125
students

Female
48%
15,398

Male
52%
16,727

17%

6,617
students

Female
54%
3,594

Male
46%
3,023

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

28,062
students

Female
49%
13,522

Male
51%
14,540

13%

4,063
students

Female
47%
1,876

Male
53%
2,187

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 87%
Student 4 year graduation rate 34%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
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

2,725

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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