Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX, USA
3.86 Average Rating

Texas Tech University is a 4-year public research university and the flagship campus of the TTU System. Texas Tech encompasses 12 colleges and schools and is the only Texas college to feature an undergraduate university, law school, and medical school. Every holiday season, Texas Tech holds the Carol of Lights ceremony where all campus buildings surrounding the university memorial circle are illuminated in red, white, and orange lights and TTU choirs perform traditional songs. For sports fans, Texas Tech fields 15 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Red Raiders.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
92%
Out of State Students
6%
0
100
71%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1134
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 1, 2019
Spring Regular Decision December 19, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
36,551
Total Number of Undergrads
29,963
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
33%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
59%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$16,804
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$11,320
Out-of-State Tuition
$23,770
0
100
68%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
56%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,632
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
615
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Dallas
Lubbock
Houston
Austin
San Antonio
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
80%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$51,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.86 Average Rating
in just one semester, texas tech has helped me become the person i've always wanted to be. i've learned so much in such a short amount of time, and i can't wait to spend the next three years here. i can honestly say i've had the time of my life here.
Elizabeth from San Antonio, TX
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. texas tech is, was, and will always be my number one choice
Tyler from Idalou, TX