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Texas Tech Demographics & Diversity

Lubbock, Texas

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Texas Tech are primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Texas Tech University students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 6%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 5%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 9% more male students than female students enrolled at Texas Tech University with a gender ratio of 52% men to 48% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Texas Tech has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Texas Tech University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 52%
Women 48%
Enrollment by gender for Texas Tech University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 19,926
Women 18,283

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Texas Tech serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Texas Tech University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,284 per year

24% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
38,209
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.7%
Part time Undergrads 9.7%

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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