|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||21:1|
|Dormitory capacity||7,750 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Texas Tech University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 23,311 applications and 14,592 students were granted admission. Texas Tech University is at the #61 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 48% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 51% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1020 to 1200|
|ACT||22 to 27|
Texas Tech University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $15,792 and in-state students paid $6,000.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 75% of Texas Tech University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 23% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,369 (which is 1.4% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Texas Tech University in 2016-2017, was 2,082, which is 41% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,355 (which is 1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Texas Tech University has enrolled a total of 36,551 students (30,792 students full-time and 5,759 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 36,551 students, 3,068 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 54% men and 46% women and 29,963 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 6,588 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 2,756 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 8%
Black/African American: 6%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Texas Tech University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||8%||1,199||0|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||7%||1,086||63|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||7%||1,055||62|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||6%||1,005||82|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||5%||816|
|Legal Professions And Studies||4%||571|
|Architecture And Related Services||3%||555|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Texas Tech University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.