College Deliberately: Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes career, culture and research located in the city of Lubbock, TX. It is known for Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Business Administration and Management and Mechanical Engineering.

Texas Tech University

place Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79409-5005
phone Phone: (806) 742-2011
web Web: http://www.ttu.edu
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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Texas Tech University Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges Accredited 1928-01-01 2025-12-05
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for Texas Tech University is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’


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Last updated: 2021-07-01

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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Texas Tech University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Texas Tech University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Texas Tech University.
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Student Centeredness

3.5 of 10
The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
9% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Bachelor’s degree
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Texas Tech University is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 123
Baseball Men’s 37
Softball Women’s 34

The complete list of sports at Texas Tech University is available for members.

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Tuition for Texas Tech University is in the 25.9 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.

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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Texas Tech University is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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Created: 01/12/2010
Anything and Everything Texas Tech
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Created: 06/24/2010
Public community for and by Lubbockites both home and abroad.
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For true stories that are so mind-blowingly ridiculous that you could have sworn they were from The Onion.
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Created: 09/09/2008
The home of college football on reddit.
27536K members.
Created: 01/25/2008
A place for pictures and photographs.
321K members.
Created: 03/27/2008
News, events, and general noise related to the great state of Texas!
2351K members.
Created: 05/04/2013
In December 2019, a novel coronavirus strain (SARS-CoV-2) emerged in the city of Wuhan, China. This subreddit seeks to monitor the spread of the disease COVID-19, declared a pandemic by the WHO. This subreddit is for high-quality posts and discussion. Please be civil and empathetic.
18 members.
Created: 02/03/2012
13 members.
Created: 12/19/2015
Home of Texas Tech University sports news and discussion.
16 members.
Created: 03/06/2014
By popular demand. Super-secret Red Raider news for special people /r/dickensider is not endorsed in any way by Aaron Dickens, RedRaiderSports.com, Rivals.com, Yahoo!, or Texas Tech University
63 members.
Created: 02/06/2014
A subreddit for anything Texas Tech University Athletics. Here to fulfill your need of tortillas and upsets!
2K members.
Created: 06/27/2013
The subreddit for University of Texas athletics, including football, basketball, baseball, and volleyball! Hook ‘em!
83K members.
Created: 08/15/2008
A subreddit for news and discussion about the state of Georgia in the Southeastern United States.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Texas Tech University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Texas Tech University within those restrictions.
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