Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

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

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

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%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
48%
400-499
34%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
13%
24-29
34%
18-23
46%
12-17
7%
30-36
6%
24-29
49%
18-23
37%
12-17
8%
30-36
10%
24-29
47%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Kinesiology
  3. Multidisciplinary Studies
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Codes

SAT 6827
ACT 4220

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 38,742
Established in 1923
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  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)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Lubbock, TX

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.

Texas Tech University
Broadway and University Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79409

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
34 fraternities 13% of male students
 
25 sororities 20% of female students
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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

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%
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
48%
400-499
34%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
30-36
13%
24-29
34%
18-23
46%
12-17
7%
30-36
6%
24-29
49%
18-23
37%
12-17
8%
30-36
10%
24-29
47%
18-23
42%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Geographical residence

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jason Hale
Managing Director, Undergraduate Admissions
P: 806 742-1480
F: 806 742-0062
admissions@ttu.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,430
Room $6,236
Board $3,536
Additional fees $2,890
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $22,292

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Shannon M. Venezia
Executive Director, Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
shannon.venezia@ttu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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/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 Directors

Kirby Hocutt (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big 12 Conference (Football I-A)
Mascot
Raider Red
School colors
scarlet and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Addictive Disorder/Recovery Studies
Advertising
Agribusiness
Agricultural Communications
Agricultural Communications/Education
Agricultural Education
Agricultural/Applied Economics
Agriculture/Applied Economics
Animal Science
Anthropology
Apparel Design/Manufacturing
Applied Arts/Sciences
Architecture
Arid Land Studies
Art
Art Education
Art History
Arts/Letters
Atmospheric Science
Bilingual Education
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biology
Biotechnology
Broadcasting Journalism
Business Administration
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemical Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Communication Studies
Communications Studies
Community/Family/Addiction Services
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conservation Law Enforcement
Construction Engineering
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education
Couple/Marriage/Family Therapy
Couples/Marital/Family Therapy
Creative Media
Curriculum/Instruction
Dance
Dance Studies
Data Science
Digital Media/Professional Communication
Early Child Care
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Media/Communication
Elementary Education
Energy Commerce
Engineering
English
Environmental Design
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Sustainability/Natural Resource Management
Environmental Toxicology
Exercise Physiology
Family/Consumer Science Education
Family/Consumer Sciences
Finance
Fine Arts
Food Science
Forensic Sciences
General Business
General Experimental Psychology
General Studies
Geography
Geoscience
Geosciences
Global Studies
Heritage/Museum Sciences
Higher Education Administration
Higher Education Research
History
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration
Hospitality/Retail Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Sciences
Industrial Engineering
Information Technology
Instructional Technology
Interdisciplinary Arts
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
Interior/Environment Design
International Business
International Economics
Journalism
Kinesiology
Land-Use Planning/Management/Design
Landscape Architecture
Language Literacy Education
Language/Cultures/Geosciences
Languages/Cultures
Law
Library/Information Sciences
Management
Management Information Systems
Manufacturing Engineering
Marketing
Marketing Research/Analytics
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media Strategies
Media/Communication
Microbiology
Multidisciplinary Science
Multidisciplinary Sciences
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Natural Resource Management
News/Editorial
Nutrition
Nutrition/Dietetics
Nutritional Science/Dietetics
Nutritional Sciences
Personal Financial Planning
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Plant/Soil Science
Plant/Soil Sciences
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Relations
Restaurant/Hotel/Institutional Management
Retail Management
Romance Languages
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Statistics
Strategic Communication/Innovation
Supply Chain Management
Systems/Engineering Management
Technical Communication/Rhetoric
Technical Communications
Theatre Arts
United States Legal Studies
University Studies
Wildlife/Aquatic/Wildlands Science Management
Wildlife/Aquatic/Wildlands Science/Management
Wind Energy
Wind Science/Engineering
Zoology
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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

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 Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
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 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

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Kelley Coleman
Director, International Enrollment Development & Outreach
806 742-3667
kelley.coleman@ttu.edu

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