Public University

29,425 students

Texas Tech University, a public university located in Lubbock, has 29,425 students enrolled. 19,170 prospective students applied in 2013. 12,709 (66 percent) of those students were admitted and 4,785 (38 percent) enrolled in classes. It cost $7,517 in 2013 for in-state students, compared to $16,013 for out-of-state students.

For students admitted in 2011, SAT scores ranged from 490 to 590 on critical reading, 520 to 620 on math, and 470 to 560 on writing.

Texas Tech University is represented by Congressional District 19, John Frullo in Texas House District 84, and Charles Perry in Texas Senate District 28

P.O. Box 42005
Lubbock, Texas 79409
(806) 742-2011

Admissions

Number of students who applied, were admitted and enrolled
Year Applicants Admitted Enrolled
2001 12,008 8,837 (73.5%) 4,196 (47.4%)
2002 13,101 9,039 (68.9%) 4,531 (50.1%)
2003 13,755 9,257 (69.0%) 4,445 (50.1%)
2004 13,323 8,939 (67.3%) 3,950 (48.0%)
2005 12,583 8,927 (67.1%) 3,779 (44.2%)
2006 13,809 9,691 (70.9%) 3,918 (42.3%)
2007 11,961 10,759 (70.2%) 4,496 (40.4%)
2008 16,143 11,643 (90.0%) 4,385 (41.8%)
2009 16,551 11,228 (72.1%) 4,585 (37.7%)
2010 16,349 11,720 (67.8%) 4,858 (40.8%)
2011 17,569 11,645 (71.7%) 4,464 (41.5%)
2012 18,027 11,593 (66.3%) 4,560 (38.3%)
2013 19,170 12,709 (66.2%) 4,785 (37.6%)
2001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
Applicants 12,00813,10113,75513,32312,58313,80911,96116,14316,55116,34917,56918,02719,170
Admitted
(% of Applicants)
8,837 (73.5%)9,039 (68.9%)9,257 (69.0%)8,939 (67.3%)8,927 (67.1%)9,691 (70.9%)10,759 (70.2%)11,643 (90.0%)11,228 (72.1%)11,720 (67.8%)11,645 (71.7%)11,593 (66.3%)12,709 (66.2%)
Enrolled
(% of Admitted)
4,196 (47.4%)4,531 (50.1%)4,445 (50.1%)3,950 (48.0%)3,779 (44.2%)3,918 (42.3%)4,496 (40.4%)4,385 (41.8%)4,585 (37.7%)4,858 (40.8%)4,464 (41.5%)4,560 (38.3%)4,785 (37.6%)
Applicants, admitted and enrolled students by year

Students

Test Scores

Average SAT scores by section for enrolling students (writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)
Year Scores (25th percentile - 75th percentile)
Critical Reading Math Writing
Fall 2001 500 - 590 520 - 610 N/A
Fall 2002 480 - 590 500 - 610 N/A
Fall 2003 500 - 600 520 - 620 N/A
Fall 2004 500 - 600 520 - 620 N/A
Fall 2005 510 - 600 530 - 620 N/A
Fall 2006 500 - 590 530 - 620 N/A
Fall 2007 480 - 580 500 - 610 460 - 560
Fall 2008 490 - 590 520 - 620 460 - 570
Fall 2009 480 - 580 510 - 620 470 - 570
Fall 2010 490 - 580 510 - 610 470 - 570
Fall 2011 490 - 590 520 - 610 470 - 570
Fall 2012 500 - 590 520 - 620 470 - 570
Fall 2013 490 - 590 520 - 620 470 - 560
2001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
Critical Reading 500 - 590480 - 590500 - 600500 - 600510 - 600500 - 590480 - 580490 - 590480 - 580490 - 580490 - 590500 - 590490 - 590
Math 520 - 610500 - 610520 - 620520 - 620530 - 620530 - 620500 - 610520 - 620510 - 620510 - 610520 - 610520 - 620520 - 620
Writing N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A460 - 560460 - 570470 - 570470 - 570470 - 570470 - 570470 - 560
Critical reading, math and writing SAT scores of the 25th–75th percentile by year
(writing section not introduced until 2006 and still not reported by some institutions)

Sections

Enrollment

Number of full-time equivalent students enrolled
2003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) 26,04325,88025,74325,79626,02926,18527,46628,76229,38429,425
Full-Time 24,33324,31824,41524,63524,79025,86026,96827,54527,512
Part-Time 3,9923,6833,5813,6253,6324,1894,6694,7824,955

Demographics

Percent of student body by ethnicity
(Reporting criteria changed over reporting period. Specifically, prior to 2011, Pacific Islander was bundled with Asian; Multiracial was introduced in 2010; and Unknown was introduced in 2010.)
1993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014
White 82.6%82.6%81.6%81.3%81.7%82.1%82.0%81.1%80.7%80.2%79.0%78.7%78.1%77.4%76.6%75.0%73.5%72.4%61.5%60.8%61.2%60.5%
Black 2.8%2.8%2.9%2.8%2.9%2.8%2.8%3.0%2.9%2.9%3.0%3.0%3.0%3.1%3.3%3.8%4.1%4.7%4.2%4.5%5.3%5.9%
Hispanic 9.1%9.1%9.8%10.0%9.9%9.6%9.7%9.7%9.8%9.7%10.2%10.3%10.7%11.0%11.5%12.1%12.9%14.1%13.7%15.1%17.2%19.2%
Asian 1.5%1.5%1.6%1.7%1.7%1.9%1.9%1.9%2.0%2.1%2.1%2.1%2.2%2.4%2.6%2.8%3.0%5.0%2.5%2.4%2.8%3.0%
Pacific Islander ******************0.1%0.1%0.1%0.1%
Native 0.4%0.4%0.4%0.5%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.4%0.5%0.5%0.6%0.6%0.6%0.7%0.7%0.7%0.7%0.7%0.6%0.5%0.4%0.3%
Multiracial ******************1.1%1.7%2.2%2.5%
International 3.6%3.6%3.6%3.7%3.4%3.2%3.2%3.1%3.3%3.6%3.8%4.1%3.9%3.7%3.4%3.6%4.2%2.4%5.0%6.7%4.7%5.0%
Unknown *******0.8%0.9%1.0%1.3%1.3%1.5%1.7%1.9%1.9%1.7%0.7%11.5%8.4%6.1%3.5%
Student body breakdown by ethnicity and total enrollment

Race / Ethnicity

Price Trends

Average total cost for in-state and out-of-state students by year
Year In-State Costs Out-Of-State Costs Books & Supplies Room & Board
1999 $3,107 $9,587 $770 $4,787
2000 $3,444 $9,894 $785 $5,079
2001 $3,489 $9,819 $800 $5,337
2002 $3,867 $10,407 $816 $5,694
2003 $3,953 $9,617 $828 $6,023
2004 $4,840 $11,032 $845 $6,420
2005 $5,088 $11,712 $845 $7,008
2006 $5,376 $11,976 $845 $7,403
2007 $5,642 $12,314 $845 $7,580
2008 $5,654 $12,398 $845 $7,580
2009 $6,210 $12,858 $1,000 $7,688
2010 $6,970 $14,410 $1,000 $7,966
2011 $7,380 $14,892 $1,200 $8,283
2012 $7,517 $15,941 $1,200 $8,464
2013 $7,517 $16,013 $1,200 $8,464
199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
In-State Tuition $3,107 $3,444 $3,489 $3,867 $3,953 $4,840 $5,088 $5,376 $5,642 $5,654 $6,210 $6,970 $7,380 $7,517 $7,517
Out-Of-State Tuition $9,587 $9,894 $9,819 $10,407 $9,617 $11,032 $11,712 $11,976 $12,314 $12,398 $12,858 $14,410 $14,892 $15,941 $16,013
Books & Supplies $770 $785 $800 $816 $828 $845 $845 $845 $845 $845 $1,000 $1,000 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
Room & Board $4,787 $5,079 $5,337 $5,694 $6,023 $6,420 $7,008 $7,403 $7,580 $7,580 $7,688 $7,966 $8,283 $8,464 $8,464
Total costs for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Total Costs

Tuition and Fees for in-state and out-of-state students by year

Tuition

Graduation Rates

Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years
Graduation Rates (Bachelor's Degree)
Year 4-Year 5-Year 6-Year
FY 1999 24.00% 46.70% 56.70%
FY 2000 24.20% 51.00% 57.20%
FY 2001 27.00% 52.30% 60.30%
FY 2002 28.80% 55.10% 61.80%
FY 2003 26.00% 55.90% 64.00%
FY 2004 28.10% 55.20% 65.50%
FY 2005 31.90% 56.30% 64.80%
FY 2006 34.70% 59.00% 66.00%
FY 2007 36.80% 59.80% 67.60%
FY 2008 41.10% 63.30% 68.80%
FY 2009 40.40% 65.60% 71.50%
FY 2010 42.10% 65.70% 72.80%
FY 2011 37.10% 66.40% 73.20%
FY 2012 37.20% 62.10% 73.60%
FY 2013 38.80% 62.30% 70.00%
199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
4-Year 24.00%24.20%27.00%28.80%26.00%28.10%31.90%34.70%36.80%41.10%40.40%42.10%37.10%37.20%38.80%
5-Year 46.70%51.00%52.30%55.10%55.90%55.20%56.30%59.00%59.80%63.30%65.60%65.70%66.40%62.10%62.30%
6-Year 56.70%57.20%60.30%61.80%64.00%65.50%64.80%66.00%67.60%68.80%71.50%72.80%73.20%73.60%70.00%
Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years

Graduations