Texas Tech University

4.2 out of 5 (10 ratings / 10 reviews) Lubbock, Texas, United States
Committed to teaching and the advancement of knowledge, Texas Tech University, a comprehensive public research university, provides the highest standards of excellence in higher education, fosters intellectual and personal development, and stimulates meaningful research and service to humankind.

Bachelor's programmes

Computer Science & IT (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (2)

About

History

Texas Tech University was created by legislative action in 1923 and has the distinction of being the largest comprehensive higher education institution in the state of Texas. The university is the major institution of higher education in a region larger than 46 of the nation's 50 states and is the only campus in Texas that is home to a major university, law school and medical school.

Education

Twelve colleges and schools makeup the academic areas at Texas Tech University and offer more than 150 undergraduate degrees, 100 graduate degrees, and 50 doctoral degrees.

Research

The Office of Research & Innovation facilitates excellent research, scholarship, and creative activities for all and promotes an academic environment embracing curiosity, innovation, debate, diversity, ethics and integrity.

The office supports responsible and safe conduct of research, faculty development and recognition, interdisciplinary collaborations, externally sponsored research, partnerships with industry and community and application of research for the benefit of society.

The Office of Research & Innovation envisions a culture of creativity, discovery, innovation and collaboration, empowering Texas Tech University to become an elite national research university.

Career

The University Career Center promotes each student's success by providing career development, career exploration, and job search opportunities to undergraduate, graduate, international, distancestudents and alumni.   Opportunities include career assessments, resume and cover letter critiques, mock interviews, personal statement critiques, faculty document critiques, salary negotiation assistance, interview room reservation, career events, and career exploration videos. Hire Red Raiders is the job posting board for employers seeking to hire TTU students and graduates. The Career Center staff is available to assist in identifying your marketable skills and career development needs. 

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
501 -100
2020
401 100
2019
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
601
2021
601
2020
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
801
2021
801
2020
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
435 15
2020
450
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Student Government Association

To strive for honor in the service and protection of the student body of Texas Tech University, through representing their interests by developing personal relationships. In addition, to work diligently to cultivate partnerships with the student body, administration, faculty, staff, and community, to maximize each student's educational and personal growth. The Student Government Association also encourages student involvement and will provide opportunities to develop a lifetime relationship with Texas Tech University for each student and to keep Texas Tech University at the forefront of higher education.

Housing services

All of our Residence Halls include the following:

  • Smoke free facilities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Close to class
  • Internet service (wireless available in all halls)
  • Free limitless laundry
  • Facilities for students with disabilities

Library services

Through individualized service, the Texas Tech University Libraries connect users with resources that advance intellectual inquiry and discovery.

ICT services

The Information Technology (IT) Division is committed to providing the highest possible level of services to the campus community.

Medical services

When you first call Student Health Services to establish care, be prepared to spend 5-10 minutes on the phone with us as we explain our clinic, our billing process, and the best way to communicate with us as you access healthcare throughout your time as a Texas Tech student. 

Student Life

Campus life

Texas Tech University was created by legislative action in 1923 and has the distinction of being the largest comprehensive higher education institution in the western two-thirds of the state of Texas. The university is the major institution of higher education in a region larger than 46 of the nation’s 50 states and is the only campus in Texas that is home to a major university, law school and medical school.

Sports facilities

The Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreation Center opened its doors for the first time in the spring of 1980 and is one of the largest campus recreation facilities in the United States.Other facilities include a 6,530 square foot free weight room; a circuit training room with selectorized weight equipment; two cardiovascular equipment areas and an Entertainment Exercise Studio with over 120 pieces of cardiovascular equipment total; speed bag room; aerobics/dance studios; large mat room; 12 handball/racquetball courts; elevated 1/8 of mile jogging track; carpeted locker rooms with shower facilities and saunas; and a squash court. Located on the lower level is an Equipment Issue window.

Student clubs

  • Recreational Sports
  • Fraternity & Sorority Life
  • Meat Judging Team
  • Phi Delta Theta
  • Mentor Tech Student Organization
  • Men Of God Christian Fraternity

Accreditation

Texas Tech University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

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Texas Tech is the best!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Education system is very organized. Faculty and staff was very accomodating and supportive.

Voice of an agriculturist
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I studied Bsc agriculture in the University, it was a great and yet tedious experience,I didn't get to do much pratical as an agriculturist because of lack of some facilities in the school and over population in my department.Hopefully I can get a better education in my further studies

Lubbock, Texas, United States

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