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Texas Tech University Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

33,111 students

66% admitted

  • 26,968 full time
  • 4,669 part time
  • 14,941 men full time
  • 12,027 women full time
  • 19,323 applied
  • 12,833 admitted
  • 6,565 enrolled

27,044 Undergraduates

$4,862 tuition/year

  • 6,175 Graduates
  • 53 Non-Degree
  • $4,862 in state
  • $2,655 fees
  • $8,464 room & board
  • $1,200 books
  • (Based on stats from 2013/2014)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southwest Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Red Raiders
School Colors: Scarlet and Black
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Tyler from Idalou, TX
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  • texas tech university is by far a home away from home for me. i met so many unique and diverse people and grew closer to them as my temporary family.…

  • Feb-17-2012 Read More
  • Clint from Lewisville, TX
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  • Texas Tech offers all the feature and amenities of any large university system but in a small home town setting. It's a great place to go to school without having…

  • Dec-22-2012 Read More
  • Arael from Denton, TX
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  • I have only been here once, and I fell in love. It's such a 'home-y' atmosphere that I was sad to leave. I hope I will be able to go…

  • Feb-12-2013 Read More
Mission Statement

As a public research university, Texas Tech advances knowledge through innovative and creative teaching, research, and scholarship. The university is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce. The university is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • James from Flower Mound, TX
  • Nov-19-2011 I am a current student here

    I am not involved in the Greek life so it has been more difficult to find a group of friends. Other than that everything is wonderful

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  • 4
  • Ana from Mckinney, TX
  • Nov-19-2011 I am a past student here

    I made a ton of friends and it is really easy to get involved. There is a bunch of stuff to do so you do have to do some research but it is completely worth it.

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  • 5
  • Callie from Lubbock, TX
  • Aug-14-2011 I am a current student here

    I love Tech, and have loved it ever since I was in kindergarten. I am absolutely thrilled to be here.

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  • 3
  • Samantha from Harlingen, TX
  • Aug-09-2011 I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful and there are many opportunities to volunteer and have fun! Lubbock is a great bustling town filled with things to do in your free time. I'm really liking it!

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