Texas Tech Student Outcomes

Lubbock, Texas

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
60% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Texas Tech University
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 35% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 56% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 61% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Texas Tech University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Texas Tech University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$58,500 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Texas Tech University
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $45,500 per year
after 7 years $46,000 per year
after 8 years $52,000 per year
after 9 years $51,100 per year
after 10 years $58,500 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Texas Tech University students who are working and no longer in school is $58,500, which is 71% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

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Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$232 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
66% vs. 47% national average

If you are having trouble affording your Texas Tech student loan debt, explore your options.

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

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