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Texas Tech University

Just after the initiation of a bill by the Texas Representatives Richard Chitwood and Carpenter and Senator W.H Bledsoe, the bill got signed by the Governor Pat Neff then Texas Technological College got existence in 1923. However, the school was completely opened in 1925 including the six dissimilar buildings and 914 students. Every passing day increased its popularity throughout the world, and the Institute got various educational achievements. Later, The Law School in 1968 and School of Medicine in 1969 pumped the higher authorities to turn Technological College into the Texas Tech University in 1969. In accordance with the U.S News & World Report in 2012, Best Colleges ranked the University No.160 in the overall national universities.

Programs offered by the Texas Tech University

programs offered by the texas tech university

The university is consisted of 11 different departments including:

Sr. No. Departments
1. Business
2. Architecture
3. Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources
4. Engineering
5. Arts and & Sciences
6. Honors
7. Education
8. Visual Performing Arts
9. University College
10. Mass Communication
11. Human Sciences

Students have more than 80 options to choose either of the programs their education major. The most popular  programs are mentioned below :

texas tech university students

Sr. No. Programs
1. Accounting
2. Animal Science
3. Civil Engineering
4. Advertising
5. Conservation Law Enforcement
6. Food Science
7. Geosciences
8. Social Work
9. Management
10. Microbiology
11. Geography
12. Early Childhood
13. International Business
14. Apparel Design & Manufacturing
15. Computer Science

Besides, the Texas Tech University is also offering six baccalaureate dual degree programs along with 22 acknowledged dual degree programs. However, dual degrees with the foreign associates through exchange courses are presented by various departments and colleges.  These Programs allow the students to study in various countries such as France, Mexico, China, Denmark, United Kingdom, Germany, and Taiwan.

Accreditation of Texas Tech University

official seal of texas tech unviersity

Accrediting Body Date of Accreditation
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Jan 1st, 1928.
The National Association of Schools of Music September 1st, 1957
The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Jan 1st ,1963.
The American Psychological Association in Counseling Psychology April 24th, 1964
The American Bar Association Jan 1st, 1969
The American Dietetic Association March 1st, 1971
Clinical Psychology March 1st, 1972
The National Association of Schools of Art and Design September 1st, 1978
The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education July 1st, 1994
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Jan 31st, 2004
The National Association of Schools of Theater March 1st, 2004

The University won number of educational achievements that increased its popularity throughout the world.  University got accredited by various accrediting bodies that are As follows:

Admission Criteria of Texas Tech University

texas tech university offered programs

The undergraduate applicants that are coming in the 10% of their graduating class and have submitted their application including all the necessary requirements by the deadline are qualified for the admission to the Texas Tech University. Furthermore, the students that are within the first quarter of their higher school graduating class and have submitted either ACT score of 25 or SAT score of 1140 are also eligible for admission to the Institute. Similarly the students in the second quarter of high school graduation class and they have presented the Minimum ACT score 28 or SAT with the minimum score of 1230 are also welcomed to be qualified in their field of interest.However, all the applying students are further asked to meet the following requirements:

  • Apply Texas Application
  • Application Fee of $60
  • High School Official Transcript along with senior course progress and Class Rank
  • Official SAT or ACT score
  • Recommendation letters
  • An Essay
  • List of extra-curricular activities (Optional)

The fall priority deadline for the applications is 1st March while the spring application deadline is 12 November. The university accepts the graduate applicants after reviewing the applications by the relevant department.

Contact Details :

texas tech university main building

[vision_content_box style=”cool-blue” title=”Contact Details :”] Address : 2500 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79409, United States

Phone : (806) 742-2011

Official Website : www.ttu.edu [/vision_content_box]

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