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Texas Tech University, founded in 1923, is a public, comprehensive university. It is the largest university in the western two-thirds of Texas. The single-campus arrangement of the university, with a law school and health sciences center, is unique in the state, allowing easy transition to law and advanced degrees as well as professional degrees in health care fields. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, and Human Sciences. Texas Tech is a leader in pioneering biotechnology and plant stress/water conservation research, improving alternative fuel capabilities and updating building standards through disaster and wind engineering research. These research opportunities allow students to enter university-wide honors programs. Its 1,839-acre campus is located in Lubbock.

Website: www.ttu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
32,125
Undergraduate
Students
(47.9%) 15,398 Women
(52.1%) 16,727 Men
6,617
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
69% of 25,384 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.61
SAT Math
585 average
530-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
586 average
540-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,712
Out-of-state: $39,162
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,320
Out-of-state: $23,770
Room and Board
$9,772
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Freshman Award
$10,479
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,829
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,606
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 18% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
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Campus Life

Lubbock Population
236,065
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
26% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Masked Rider and Horse
Sororities
20% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.1% Asian
6.5% Black/African-American
29.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.3% White
0.5% Unknown
International Students
2.8% from 103 countries
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
26%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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