30,737
Students
Financial aid thermometer
15,085
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
69
69%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Texas Tech University is a University institution located in Lubbock, TX, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2500 Broadway
Lubbock, TX  79409
United States
Contact Phone: 806-742-2011

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agricultural Communication/journalism Checkmark
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Animal Sciences Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
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Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Interior Architecture Checkmark
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations Related Checkmark
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Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
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Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Construction Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Petroleum Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Child-care And Support Services Management Checkmark
Family And Community Services Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Family Resource Management Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dietetics Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Natural Resources Law Enforcement And Protective Services Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25,207
Applied
17,438
Accepted
30,737
Enrolled
69%
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Female Admissions

13,110
Females Applied
9,061
Females Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

12,097
Males Applied
8,377
Males Accepted
69%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

75
Application Fee
3.75
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended Essay

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st September 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 540 620
SAT Math 578 530 620
ACT Composite 24 22 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,220
In-state
20,670
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,825
Full-time student fees
9,772
Room & board
6,236
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

15,085
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,477
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,352
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,307
Avg. Loan Aid
3,564
Avg. Grant Aid
7,786
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
8%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

30,737
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 27.75%
Black or African American 6.05%
White or Caucasian 55.8%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 2.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 1.84%
Other 0.45%

Gender

Male (53.72%)
Female (46.28%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Homecoming, Carol of Lights and Arbor Day

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Society of Petroleum Engineers, Hispanic Student Society, Pre-Nursing Association, Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Eta Sigma and Catholic Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
TechAlert system, bike registration, crime prevention programs

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting No No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,790
Total Faculty
20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,573
Part-time - 217
Male - 1,044
Female - 746