71%

Acceptance Rate

$7,454

Avg.Financial Aid

003644

FAFSA Code

About Texas Tech University (TTU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

38,209

Website

www.ttu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

Broadway and University Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8067422011
Fax: 8067420062
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Texas Tech University at the 311st position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Aug

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

71%

SAT Range

1070 - 1240

ACT Range

22 - 27

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Texas Tech University has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $75. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1070-1260, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Texas Tech University, must score 24 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 22 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005. They can also call them at (806) 742-2011.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$15,531

Average Annual Cost

$6,576

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$2,504

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,772

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,420

Total One Year Cost

$24,472

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to TTU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $28,570 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

20:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

61%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$6,226

Faculty Overview

59%

Male Professors

41%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

462 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

379 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

348 Graduates

Marketing

266 Graduates

Psychology, General

243 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

224 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

221 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

220 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

217 Graduates

Biology, General

172 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

170 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

168 Graduates

Petroleum Engineering

121 Graduates

Civil Engineering

114 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

101 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

95 Graduates

Animal Sciences

95 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

91 Graduates

History

86 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

85 Graduates

Economics

84 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

82 Graduates

Architecture

79 Graduates

Political Science and Government

76 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

75 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

62 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

62 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

62 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

62 Graduates

Sociology

60 Graduates

Mathematics

56 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

56 Graduates

Agricultural Public Services

53 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

53 Graduates

Music

51 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

47 Graduates

Agriculture, General

46 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

46 Graduates

Science, Technology and Society

46 Graduates

Chemistry

44 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

43 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

41 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

35 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

35 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

34 Graduates

Journalism

32 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

30 Graduates

Family and Consumer Economics and R...

30 Graduates

Plant Sciences

29 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

28 Graduates

Social Work

27 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

24 Graduates

Computer Engineering

22 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

21 Graduates

Anthropology

19 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

19 Graduates

Construction Engineering

18 Graduates

Philosophy

18 Graduates

Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

17 Graduates

Physics

17 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

16 Graduates

Interior Architecture

16 Graduates

International/Global Studies

16 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

14 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

11 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

9 Graduates

International Business

9 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

8 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

6 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

5 Graduates

Dance

5 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

4 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

31,957

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

27%

Full-time

87%

Part-time

13%

Students Gender

Male

53%

US National: 44%

Female

47%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

53% White

1% Unknown

7% Black

30% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

6%

Out Of State

92%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$65,285 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

24%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,442/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,995/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,995/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Raider Red

School Colors

scarlet and black

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Twelve Conference

Total Male Athletes

260

Total Female Athletes

164

Intramural Sports

23

Sports Club

66

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $8,670 per year for living on campus. Texas Tech University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at TTU costs around $3,995 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 52% male and 48% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$42,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$51,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$13,500

$31,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$140 - 322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

57%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,454

Students Receiving Federal Grants

25%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,717

Students Receiving State Aid

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,073

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,724

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,532

$30K - $48K

$10,285

$48K - $75K

$6,371

$75K - $110K

$2,608

> $110K

$1,581

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,398,416

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$16,242,493

In case the students at Texas Tech University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Texas Tech University is around $4,901 and the federal grant is $5,024. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $5,143 as well as institutional aid worth $4,901. At TTU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $2,398,416 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $16,242,493.

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