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Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

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Overview

Student Population
40,322
Texas Tech University overview
Location Lubbock, Texas
Online ttu.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Texas Tech University overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Lubbock, Texas, Texas Tech University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 29,131 prospective students applied, and 20,400 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 6,522 enrolled in the school.  33,252 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,070 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $8,683 plus fees of $2,917. Texas Tech is ranked 385 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

6/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
8/10
Outcomes
5/10
Value

Texas Tech is rated within the top 43% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Texas Tech University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
Texas Tech University overview
SAT 1070/1240
ACT 22/27
GPA 3.63
Applications Accepted
70% 
Texas Tech University overview
Applications Due Jan 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $75

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Annual Cost to Attend

Texas Resident Tuition
$8,683
In State Costs for Texas Tech University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,917
Room and Board $9,956
Budget for Other Expenses$4,400
Total One Year Cost$27,156
Out of State Resident Tuition
$20,953
Out of State Costs for Texas Tech University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$2,917
Room and Board $9,956
Budget for Other Expenses$4,400
Total One Year Cost$39,426

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$58,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
61% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Texas Tech University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Engineering 10%
Work and Family Studies 8%
Communication 6%
Social Sciences 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229115 IPEDS survey data for Texas Tech University.

Current students may use the Texas Tech University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.