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Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University, often referred to as Texas Tech or TTU, is a public, coeducational, research university in Lubbock, Texas, United States.

Established on February 10, 1923, and originally known as Texas Technological College, it is the leading institution of the Texas Tech University System and has the seventh largest student body in the state of Texas. With 1,839 acres (7.44 km2), it has the second largest contiguous campus in the United States and is the only school in Texas to house an undergraduate institution, law school, and medical school at the same location.

The Texas Tech University offers degrees in more than 150 courses of study through 13 colleges and hosts 60 research centers and institutes. Texas Tech University has awarded over 200,000 degrees since 1927, including over 40,000 graduate and professional degrees. The Carnegie Foundation classifies Texas Tech as having “high research activity”. Research projects in the areas of epidemiology, pulsed power, grid computing, nanophotonics, and wind energy are among the most prominent at the university.

The Spanish Renaissance-themed campus, described by author James Michener as “the most beautiful west of the Mississippi until you get to Stanford”, has been awarded the Grand Award for excellence in grounds-keeping, and has been noted for possessing a public art collection among the ten best in the United States.

The Texas Tech University Red Raiders are members of the Big 12 Conference (South Division) and compete in Division I for all varsity sports. The Red Raiders football team has made 33 bowl appearances, which is 18th most of any university. The men’s basketball team has made 14 appearances in the NCAA Division I Tournament. Bob Knight, the winningest coach in men’s NCAA Div. I basketball history, served as the team’s head coach from 2001 to 2008. The Lady Raiders women’s basketball team won the 1993 women’s national championship. In 1999, Texas Tech’s Goin’ Band from Raiderland received the Sudler Trophy, which is awarded to “recognize collegiate marching bands of particular excellence”.

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Texas Tech University Tuition and Fees

Texas Residents

Undergraduate Tuition Rates – Texas Resident Online Students (semester-based courses)
Credit Hours ESTIMATED TOTAL* State Tuition Designated Tuition Student Services (1) Info Tech Fee ID Card Fee Int Educ Fee Library Fee SBS Fee Course Fee
1 $462.99 $50.00 $128.99 $69.00 $22.00 $5.00 $4.00 $175.00 $9.00 Determined by department based on instructional costs associated with specific course section. $3 per hour minimum and $45 per hour maximum is charged per course.
2 $672.98 $100.00 $257.98 $69.00 $44.00 $5.00 $4.00 $175.00 $18.00
3 $882.97 $150.00 $386.97 $69.00 $66.00 $5.00 $4.00 $175.00 $27.00
4 $1267.96 $200.00 $515.96 $69.00 $88.00 $5.00 $4.00 $350.00 $36.00
5 $1477.95 $250.00 $644.95 $69.00 $110.00 $5.00 $4.00 $350.00 $45.00
6 $1687.94 $300.00 $773.94 $69.00 $132.00 $5.00 $4.00 $350.00 $54.00
* This estimation DOES NOT include the special instruction, off-campus travel, field trip or laboratory fees.

(1) Flat fee of $138 if enrolled in 7 or more hours.

Out-of-State

Undergraduate Tuition Rates – Out-of-State, Non-Resident Online Students (semester-based courses)
Credit Hours ESTIMATED TOTAL* State Tuition Designated Tuition Student Services (1) Info Tech Fee ID Card Fee Int Educ Fee Library Fee SBS Fee Course Fee
1 $772.99 $360.00 $128.99 $69.00 $22.00 $5.00 $4.00 $175.00 $9.00 Determined by department based on instructional costs associated with specific course section. $3 per hour minimum and $45 per hour maximum is charged per course.
2 $1292.98 $720.00 $257.98 $69.00 $44.00 $5.00 $4.00 $175.00 $18.00
3 $1812.97 $1080.00 $386.97 $69.00 $66.00 $5.00 $4.00 $175.00 $27.00
4 $2507.96 $1440.00 $515.96 $69.00 $88.00 $5.00 $4.00 $350.00 $36.00
5 $3027.95 $1800.00 $644.95 $69.00 $110.00 $5.00 $4.00 $350.00 $45.00
6 $3547.94 $2160.00 $773.94 $69.00 $132.00 $5.00 $4.00 $350.00 $54.00
* This estimation DOES NOT include the special instruction, off-campus travel, field trip or laboratory fees.

(1) Flat fee of $138 if enrolled in 7 or more hours.

Off-Campus

Undergraduate Tuition Rates – Texas Resident at Off-Campus Sites
TTU at Abilene, TTU at El Paso, TTU at Fredericksburg, TTU at Highland Lakes, TTU at Waco, TTU Center at Junction, and other Texas delivery sites
Credit Hours ESTIMATED TOTAL* State Tuition Designated Tuition Student Services (1) Info Tech Fee ID Card Fee Int Educ Fee Library Fee SBS Fee Facility Fees** Course Fee
1 $472.99 $50.00 $128.99 $69.00 $22.00 $5.00 $4.00 $175.00 $9.00 $10.00 Determined by department based on instructional costs associated with specific course section. $3 per hour minimum and $45 per hour maximum is charged per course.
2 $692.98 $100.00 $257.98 $69.00 $44.00 $5.00 $4.00 $175.00 $18.00 $20.00
3 $912.97 $150.00 $386.97 $69.00 $66.00 $5.00 $4.00 $175.00 $27.00 $30.00
4 $1307.96 $200.00 $515.96 $69.00 $88.00 $5.00 $4.00 $350.00 $36.00 $40.00
5 $1527.95 $250.00 $644.95 $69.00 $110.00 $5.00 $4.00 $350.00 $45.00 $50.00
6 $1747.94 $300.00 $773.94 $69.00 $132.00 $5.00 $4.00 $350.00 $54.00 $60.00
* Estimated totals DO NOT include the special institution, off-campus travel, field trip, laboratory, or energy fees at applicable locations.
** Facility fees apply to TTU at Abilene, TTU at El Paso, TTU at Fredricksburg, TTU at Highland Lakes and TTU Center at Junction.

 

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