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Texas Tech University
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  • 4 Year
  • LUBBOCK, TX

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Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

BROADWAY AND UNIVERSITY AVENUE
LUBBOCK, TX 79409
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big 12 Conference
From Texas Tech University

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

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Texas Tech University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
December 1
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
1070-1260
ACT Range
22-27
Application Fee
$75
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,463 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,529 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
78%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
21:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 278 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 326 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 325 responses

Majors

College of Human Sciences

The College of Human Sciences provides multidisciplinary education, research, and service focused on individuals, families, and their environments to improve and enhance the human condition. When they graduate, our students are making an impact as educators, health care professionals, financial planners, hospitality managers, fashion merchandisers, designers, counselors, and nutritionists.

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    48%
  • On Campus
    46%
  • Online
    6%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
28,062 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,063
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 226 responses
  • Mainly white but you can still find diversity
    31%
  • Caucasian Texas resident
    22%
  • Very diverse, there isn't a typical student.
    21%
  • White, but honestly there is a lot of diversity.
    12%
  • A individual in school to get a higher education!
    8%
  • Mainly white, some diversity, increasing diversity
    3%
  • Outgoing
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 375 responses
Poll
69%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 464 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 255 responses
  • College town (friendly)
    26%
  • People are here for school, but also to party.
    18%
  • Amazing
    12%
  • Hard-working
    11%
  • Very supportive and accomodating
    11%
  • If you are an engineering major Study Hard!!
    9%
  • Do what you have to do to get by.
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$51,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
61%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 201 responses

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