Texas Tech University

Key majors offered
Hospitality & Retailing Management
Personal Financial Planning
Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate and Graduate Urban No 35859 (Total) No
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Master, Doctorate Public Doctorate-Granting University Co-educational 3029 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Master $$ $$ $ $ $$$$ 112
Doctorate $$ $$ $ $ $$$$ 112
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


Texas Tech University is a public research university with an enrollment of 35,134 students located in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech is large enough to provide the best in facilities and academics, but small enough to focus on each student individually. Founded in 1925, Texas Tech University has grown to become one of the best universities in the western United States. Texas Tech University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees and certificates. It offers 150 undergraduate programs, 103 masters programs and 60 doctoral programs. Texas Tech University is preparing students to lead in multicultural and globally competitive settings. It ranks in the Top 25 of U.S. institutions producing the graduates most sought after by government and corporate employers, according to The Wall Street Journal. Texas Tech University ranked second among universities whose alumni took their companies public in 2014. Harvard was first with seven, and Texas Tech tied with Columbia University, Stanford University and the University of North Carolina, each with three CEOs. Located in west Texas, Lubbock is a city of a quarter-million inhabitants offering year-round performances and art shows featuring the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, Ballet Lubbock, Moonlight Musicals and the Lubbock First Friday Art Trail. Texas Tech University boasts over 516 clubs and organizations. With a lively art scene, a legacy of legendary musical performers and avid fans of the university's NCAA Division I sports such as football, tennis, basketball and golf, there is never a shortage of great things to do! Average Temperatures: Low (winter): 39°F/4°C High (summer): 81°F/27°C


Graduate Students may request assignment to any of the 17 residence halls on campus. The Housing and Dining Services office is located in Room 106 of Doak Hall; they may be contacted by phone: (806)742-2661. The Student Government Association publishes an off-campus housing guide for students. They may be reached at (806)742-3631 and are located on the third floor of the Student Union Building.

Student life

Texas Tech is a global marketplace of ideas and our 2,804 international students from 107 countries play an important role in this community. Students will find 25 active international student associations among the 400 student associations, which provide a way to make friends and pursue interests - old and new. There are 16 living options on campus: residence halls, suites and apartment complexes. Specialized learning communities and freshman interest groups in the residences get students off to a good start - socially and academically and the Student Recreation Center offers state-of- the-art facilities and dozens of sporting clubs. Lubbock, the home of the university, is a thriving community ranked 11th among the best cities for college students in small, metropolitan areas.