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Texas Tech University

United States
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Texas Tech University is the largest institution of the Texas Tech University System. More than 38,000 students attend classes in Lubbock on the 1,839-acre campus. It was created by legislative action in 1923 and has the distinction of being the largest comprehensive higher education institution in the western two-thirds of the state of Texas.

The university is the major institution of higher education in a region larger than 46 of the nation?s 50 states and is the only campus in Texas that is home to a major university, law school, and medical school. Twelve colleges and schools makeup the academic areas at Texas Tech University and offer more than 150 undergraduate degrees, 100 graduate degrees, and 50 doctoral degrees.

There are more than 450 organizations at Texas Tech University in which students can get involved. TTU?s Red Raiders are members of the Big 12 Conference and compete in 17 varsity sports, including nine women's and eight men's programs.

With a population of more than 240,000, Lubbock is located in the heart of the vast Southern Plains of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. It is a major medical center for an area within a 300-mile radius of Lubbock and a major regional center for business and industry. The climate is excellent, with more than 3,550 hours of sunshine every year and average annual rainfall of 18 inches. Winters are dry and moderate, while the summer heat is tempered by very little humidity. Several airlines and an interstate bus line serve the city, as well as an interstate highway and three additional U.S. highways.
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Total average cost: $1767

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Specific entry requirements vary depending on the subject area, level and course. You can view all courses from Texas Tech University to filter on courses to understand what requirements they have.

IELTS is accepted at Texas Tech University

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