Public University

32,149 students

Texas Tech University, a public university located in Lubbock, has 32,149 students enrolled. 14,501 prospective students applied in 2011. 10,130 (70 percent) of those students were admitted and 4,459 (44 percent) enrolled in classes. It cost $7,380 in 2011 for in-state students, compared to $14,892 for out-of-state students.

For students admitted in 2011, SAT scores ranged from 490 to 590 on critical reading, 520 to 610 on math, and 470 to 570 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
1998 8,078 6,059 (75.0%) 3,238 (53.4%)
1999 8,093 6,097 (75.3%) 3,536 (58.0%)
2000 10,561 7,421 (70.3%) 4,106 (55.3%)
2001 12,329 9,068 (73.5%) 4,238 (46.7%)
2002 13,101 9,599 (73.3%) 4,533 (47.2%)
2003 13,753 9,255 (67.3%) 4,445 (48.0%)
2004 13,323 8,939 (67.1%) 3,951 (44.2%)
2005 12,448 8,927 (71.7%) 3,802 (42.6%)
2006 13,641 9,691 (71.0%) 3,922 (40.5%)
2007 13,975 10,759 (77.0%) 4,518 (42.0%)
2008 16,110 11,635 (72.2%) 4,408 (37.9%)
2009 13,622 10,186 (74.8%) 4,471 (43.9%)
2010 13,736 10,507 (76.5%) 4,832 (46.0%)
2011 14,501 10,130 (69.9%) 4,459 (44.0%)
19981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Applicants 8,0788,09310,56112,32913,10113,75313,32312,44813,64113,97516,11013,62213,73614,501
Admitted
(% of Applicants)
6,059 (75.0%)6,097 (75.3%)7,421 (70.3%)9,068 (73.5%)9,599 (73.3%)9,255 (67.3%)8,939 (67.1%)8,927 (71.7%)9,691 (71.0%)10,759 (77.0%)11,635 (72.2%)10,186 (74.8%)10,507 (76.5%)10,130 (69.9%)
Enrolled
(% of Admitted)
3,238 (53.4%)3,536 (58.0%)4,106 (55.3%)4,238 (46.7%)4,533 (47.2%)4,445 (48.0%)3,951 (44.2%)3,802 (42.6%)3,922 (40.5%)4,518 (42.0%)4,408 (37.9%)4,471 (43.9%)4,832 (46.0%)4,459 (44.0%)
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
20012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Critical Reading 500 - 590480 - 590500 - 600500 - 600510 - 600500 - 590480 - 580490 - 590480 - 580490 - 580490 - 590
Math 520 - 610500 - 610520 - 620520 - 620530 - 620530 - 620500 - 610520 - 620510 - 620510 - 610520 - 610
Writing N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A460 - 560460 - 570470 - 570470 - 570470 - 570
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 students enrolled
1993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
Total 24,00724,08324,18524,71725,02224,15824,24924,19925,41627,56928,54928,32527,94027,99628,26028,42230,09731,58732,149

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.)
1993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
White 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%
Black 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%
Hispanic 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%
Asian 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%
Pacific Islander *****************0.1%0.1%
Native 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%
Multiracial *****************1.1%1.7%
International 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%
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%
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
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
200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
In-State Tuition $3,444 $3,489 $3,867 $3,953 $4,840 $5,088 $5,376 $5,642 $5,654 $6,210 $6,970 $7,380
Out-Of-State Tuition $9,894 $9,819 $10,407 $9,617 $11,032 $11,712 $11,976 $12,314 $12,398 $12,858 $14,410 $14,892
Books & Supplies $785 $800 $816 $828 $845 $845 $845 $845 $845 $1,000 $1,000 $1,200
Room & Board $5,079 $5,337 $5,694 $6,023 $6,420 $7,008 $7,403 $7,580 $7,580 $7,688 $7,966 $8,283
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%
2011 None% None% 73.20%
1999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011
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%N/A
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%N/A
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%
Percent of first-time, full-time students who graduated in four, five or six years

Graduations