#361 Overall Influence #1458 Desirability Rank

Texas Tech University

Public research university in Lubbock, Texas, United States

From Wikipedia

Texas Tech University is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas. Established on , and called until 1969 Texas Technological College, it is the main institution of the five-institution Texas Tech University System. The university's student enrollment is the seventh-largest in Texas as of the Fall 2018 semester. As of Fall 2020, there were 40,322 students enrolled at Texas Tech. With over 25% of its undergraduate student population identifying as Hispanic, Texas Tech University is a designated Hispanic-serving institution .

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

29,131

Acceptance

70%

Graduation Rate

63%

Median SAT Score

1165

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$8,683

Fees (in-state)

$2,917

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$61,600

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

35K

Under-Grads

30K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock TX 79409-5005

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

11 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

50 per 100K

Violent Crime

11 per 100K

What is Texas Tech University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#167 World Rank
Engineering
#189 World Rank
Business
#373 World Rank
Biology
#290 World Rank
Education
#354 World Rank
Medical
#283 World Rank
Law
#445 World Rank
Literature
#268 World Rank
History
#217 World Rank
Communications
#354 World Rank
Political Science
#386 World Rank
Philosophy
#402 World Rank
Chemistry
#267 World Rank
Psychology
#459 World Rank
Mathematics
#460 World Rank
Computer Science
#453 World Rank
Physics
#427 World Rank
Economics
#219 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#159 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#448 World Rank
Anthropology
#593 World Rank
Sociology
#335 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#71 World Rank
Nursing
#631 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are Texas Tech University's Most influential alumni?

Texas Tech University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Engineering

Emily Jones

American sports announcer

Jerry Allison

Jerry Allison

American rock drummer

Tibor P. Nagy

Tibor P. Nagy

Diplomat

Ruben Quesada

Ruben Quesada

American poet

Burt Solomons

Lawyer and former Texas state legislator

Abdullahi Afrah

Somalia-Canadian Islamic Courts Union leader

Jerry "Bo" Coleman

Radio disc jockey

David J. Schmidly

American university president

Bob Bullock

American politician

Debra Ringold

American academic

Jodi Thomas

American writer

Grace Halsell

American journalist