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By the numbers

Undergraduate Enrollment 32,125
In-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $11,320 PER YEAR.*
Out-of-state Tuition (per semester hour, unless noted) $23,770 PER YEAR.*
Yearly Room and Board $7,001+
% of Students on Financial Aid 67
Median SAT/ACT 1171/25
% of African American Students 7
% of Asian American Students 3
% of Hispanic Students 30
% of International Students 4
Student/Teacher Ratio 20:1
Number of Full-time Faculty 1,606
% of Male/% of Female Students 52/48
Greek System? YES
% of Freshmen Who Live on Campus 93
% of Students Who Graduate in Four Years 38
% of Students Who Graduate Overall 61
% of Freshmen Who Return 87
% Of Alumni Who Give $$$ to School 11

* Tuition based on 15-hour semester, includes fees

Texas Tech University

Team Name:

Red Raiders


15th St. and Akron Ave., Administration 40A, Lubbock, TX 79409







  • Texas Tech was designated in 2017 as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, when 27.8 percent of its undergraduate class identified as Hispanic.
  • The university was one of four institutions nationwide in 2018 to receive the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Award by the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities.
  • Texas Tech was one of five universities designated as a leader in internationalization with the NAFSA Sen. Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization, which recognizes outstanding innovation and accomplishment in campus internationalization.
  • Texas Tech is developing a college of veterinary medicine. Instead of duplicating current veterinary education in Texas, the program will address the growing shortage of veterinarians in rural areas and small communities.
  • Texas Tech University Costa Rica, a partnership with the country of Costa Rica, enrolled its first class in 2018 and will offer new study-abroad opportunities and extend the Texas Tech University reach into Latin America, while offering four-year degrees.

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY has established itself as one of the nation’s leading research universities, and its academic reputation is recognized globally.

Texas Tech is one of 131 universities listed in the Very High Research Activity category of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The recognition reaffirms the university’s initial inclusion in the listing in 2015, when it was also named among the top doctoral granting institutions in the U.S.

Research and enrollment numbers are at record levels and continue to rise. Quality students need a top-notch faculty such as Texas Tech’s diverse, highly revered pool of educators who excel in teaching, research, and service.

Texas Tech has five National Academy members teaching at the Whitacre College of Engineering and a National Academy of Sciences member in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. These honors are among the most prestigious for faculty. Other Texas Tech academic highlights include nationally recognized Ph.D. programs and national leadership in distributed doctoral program offerings.

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