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Texas Tech is a public graduate school in Lubbock, Texas. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 6,252 graduate students. Of the 102 graduate programs offered at Texas Tech University, 34 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Texas Tech University are Business, Special Education and Teaching, and Law. 38% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
6,252
Part-Time Grad Students
2,405
Research Assistants
760
Teaching Assistants
1,327
Racial Diversity
  • White
    52.6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    21.6%
  • Hispanic
    14.1%
  • African American
    4.8%
  • Multiracial
    2.6%
  • Asian
    2.1%
  • Unknown
    1.9%
  • Native American
    0.3%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 24 responses
  • Driven
    13%
  • Down-to-earth
    4%
  • Friendly
    33%
  • Intellectual
    4%
  • Career-focused
    33%
  • Passionate
    13%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 24 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    17%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    29%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    29%
  • Intensive and Involved
    21%
  • Stessful and Unnecessary
    4%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
92%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 24 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 24 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 24 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 24 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    4%
  • $50K-$75K
    17%
  • $25K-$50K
    42%
  • <$25K
    38%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 24 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    4%
  • $50-$75K
    21%
  • <$50K
    8%
  • Did not graduate yet
    67%
75%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 24 responses

Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$50,453
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$955
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$140,800
National
$217,500

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