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Colleges / Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate67%

About Texas Tech

Texas Tech University is a public, state university in the city of Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech was founded in 1923. The university enrolls around 40,378 students per year, including 32,953 undergraduate students.

Texas Tech Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Texas Tech. The acceptance rate at Texas Tech is 67%. Out of 35,400 applications received in 2021, 23,837 students were offered admission.

Texas Tech University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 67%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 33.85%

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Texas Tech University is located in the city of Lubbock, Texas,.

If you would like to see Texas Tech for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 27 to Lubbock, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lubbock Preston Smith International.

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College Info

2500 Broadway Lubbock, TX 79409-5005

Campus Setting: Urban

Texas Tech Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Texas Tech is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Texas Tech is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Texas Tech University is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Texas Tech SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1110 - 1260


Math SAT Range

540 - 640


Reading SAT Range

550 - 640

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1260 and Above


1110 to 1260


1110 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Texas Tech students is 1196. Applicants with SAT scores of 1260 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Texas Tech, while applicants with SAT scores between 1110 to 1260 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1110 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Texas Tech.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Texas Tech is like? There are approximately 40,378 students enrolled at Texas Tech, including 32,953 undergraduate students and 7,425 graduate students. 88% percent of students attend school full-time, 93% percent are from TX and 7% percent of students are from other states.


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