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 Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX

Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

General information:(806)742-2011
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:City: Midsize
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:32,327(26,063 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:24 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $6,210 $6,970 $7,380 -6%
Out-of-state $12,858 $14,410 $14,892 -3%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,200 -17%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $7,688 $7,966 $8,283 -4%
Other $3,390 $3,390 $3,890 -13%
Off Campus
Room and board $2,470 $2,546 $2,650 -4%
Other $2,664 $2,746 $3,246 -18%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,664 $2,746 $3,246 -15%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $18,288 $19,326 $20,753 -5%
Off Campus $12,344 $13,262 $14,476 -7%
Off Campus with Family $9,874 $10,716 $11,826 -9%
On Campus $24,936 $26,766 $28,265 -7%
Off Campus $18,992 $20,702 $21,988 -5%
Off Campus with Family $16,522 $18,156 $19,338 -5%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $4,699
In-state fees $2,681
Out-of-state tuition $12,211
Out-of-state fees $2,681
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $4,424
In-state fee $2,471
Out-of-state tuition $10,058
Out-of-state fees $2,471
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 3,513 72% --
Grant or scholarship aid 2,327 48% $19,077,274 $8,198
Federal grants 1,285 26% $6,154,977 $4,790
Pell grants 1,285 26% $5,567,934 $4,333
Other federal grants 676 14% $587,043 $868
State/local government grant or scholarships 1,268 26% $7,492,394 $5,909
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,600 33% $5,429,903 $3,394
Student loan aid 2,372 49% $21,549,682 $9,085
Federal student loans 2,321 48% $17,441,675 $7,515
Other student loans 409 8% $4,108,007 $10,044
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 13,294 52% $86,009,291 $6,470
Pell grants 7,121 28% $31,068,618 $4,363
Federal student loans 12,552 49% $104,650,362 $8,337


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $10,386 $10,775 $10,351
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $7,848 $6,474 $6,071
$30,001 - $48,000 $9,911 $8,805 $8,393
$48,001 - $75,000 $13,296 $13,631 $13,408
$75,001 - $110,000 $14,909 $16,251 $17,341
$110,001 and more $15,353 $16,843 $18,154

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 32,327
Undergraduate enrollment 26,063
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 2,483
Graduate enrollment 6,264

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$50

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 17,569 8,935 8,634
Percent admitted 66% 66% 67%
Percent admitted who enrolled 66% 26% 25%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 2687 60%
ACT 1753 39%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 490 590
SAT Math 520 610
SAT Writing 470 570
ACT Composite 22 27
ACT English 21 27
ACT Math 22 27
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 63 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NCAA Division I-AMenWomen
All Track Combined 9587
Baseball 39-
Basketball 1814
Football 128-
Golf 138
Soccer -31
Softball -26
Tennis 99
Volleyball -27


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges01/01/1928 Accredited


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Didactic Program in Dietetics

03/01/1971 Accredited
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education

Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels

01/31/2004 Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

01/01/1969 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

03/01/1972 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

04/24/1964 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

08/01/1982 - 08/01/2000Accredited
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education

Health Services Administration (HSA) - Graduate programs in health services administration

07/01/1994 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1978 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1957 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation

Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

03/01/2004 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1963 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession362
Drug law violations4342 58
Liquor law violations11190128
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 040
Drug law violations 152621
Liquor law violations 614651
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 253
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 111
Aggravated assault 143
Burglary 262221
Motor vehicle theft 136
Arson 011
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 142
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 001
Aggravated assault 020
Burglary 161010
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 001
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate7.5%
Number in default367
Number in repayment4,887

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00364400

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Postbaccalaureate certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences Colleges
Agricultural Business and Management, General72---
Agricultural Communication/Journalism424---
Agricultural Economics6153--
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding-6---
Agriculture, General361---
Agronomy and Crop Science1-4--
Animal Sciences, General65107--
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General161---
Food Science62---
Range Science and Management-00--
Soil Science and Agronomy, General-2---
Category total2463314--
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Environmental Design/Architecture--0--
Interior Architecture32----
Landscape Architecture183---
Category total148540--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Latin American Studies0----
Russian Studies1----
Category total1----
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General122105--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology10----
Microbiology, General01---
Zoology/Animal Biology302--
Category total1834112--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Business Administration and Management, General472725--
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other0----
Business/Commerce, General2----
Fashion Merchandising59----
Finance, General14----
Financial Planning and Services--3--
Hospitality Administration/Management, General--11--
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management12316---
International Business/Trade/Commerce21---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General42----
Category total110634119--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Mass Communication/Media Studies-93--
Public Relations/Image Management116----
Radio and Television52----
Category total28993--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General33427--
Information Science/Studies2----
Category total87427--
Education Colleges
Agricultural Teacher Education-127--
Art Teacher Education-10---
Bilingual and Multilingual Education-5---
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-193--
Curriculum and Instruction-109--
Educational Evaluation and Research-1415--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-187--
Educational/Instructional Technology-133--
Elementary Education and Teaching-25---
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education-21--
Music Teacher Education-12---
Reading Teacher Education-10---
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-6---
Secondary Education and Teaching-9---
Special Education and Teaching, General-523--
Category total-21748--
Engineering Colleges
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-0---
Chemical Engineering3705--
Civil Engineering, General94238--
Computer Engineering, General7----
Computer Software Engineering-2---
Construction Engineering0----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering55585--
Engineering Science--2--
Engineering, General-2---
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering55---
Industrial Engineering29253--
Manufacturing Engineering-1---
Mechanical Engineering163257--
Petroleum Engineering82143--
Systems Engineering-124--
Category total47216737--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0----
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician0----
Engineering Technology, General48----
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician0----
Category total48----
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General3209--
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing368--
Rhetoric and Composition16---
Category total1953217--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Development101----
Family Resource Management Studies, General2334-0-
Family and Community Services19----
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General24----
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General19120--
Housing and Human Environments, General-5---
Human Development and Family Studies, General1430-
Category total3675530-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Applied Linguistics-9---
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General23---
French Language and Literature00---
German Language and Literature10---
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-8---
Spanish Language and Literature1333--
Category total94233--
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Health and Wellness, General7----
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling-69--
Category total2969--
History Colleges
History, General11115--
Category total138115--
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Category total----197
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies109----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies5----
Category total114----
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General1245--
Statistics, General-15---
Category total28395--
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Biological and Physical Sciences8----
Historic Preservation and Conservation-2---
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other19345---
Museology/Museum Studies-16---
Category total20163---
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Science-0---
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management-10--
Land Use Planning and Management/Development--1--
Natural Resources/Conservation, General23----
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management-34--
Category total2345--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science23342---
Category total23342---
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Category total145---
Physical Sciences Colleges
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General-6---
Chemistry, General01121--
Geology/Earth Science, General063--
Physics, General365--
Category total532929--
Psychology Colleges
Clinical Psychology--3--
Counseling Psychology-06--
Educational Psychology-15--
Experimental Psychology--3--
Psychology, General3180--
Category total1771917--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration-13---
Social Work1----
Category total2513---
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General23122--
International Economics6----
Political Science and Government, General1023--
Category total279235--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation-0---
Art/Art Studies, General17---
Dance, General9----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General255---
Fashion/Apparel Design15----
Music, General61816--
Visual and Performing Arts, General--8--
Category total1983024--
Grand total20512982620197