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Texas Tech University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Lubbock, TX

Location and Setting


Lubbock Population
236,065
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Campus Size
1,839 acres

Weather

Temperature
24.6 average low in January, 90 average high in September
Rain
63 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Not reported
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Lubbock
Nearest Train Station

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
26% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
74%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
TechAlert system, bike registration, crime prevention programs

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Masked Rider and Horse
School Colors
Scarlet and black

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Soccer x x    
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Soccer    
Softball    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
archery, basketball, bowling, golf, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, society of petroleum engineers, hispanic student society, pre-nursing association, alpha lambda delta and phi eta sigma, catholic student association
Sororities
20% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

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