Texas Tech Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 7.0% of the student population at Texas Tech. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Texas Tech Disability Services.
Texas Tech for the Military
While not a "service academy", Texas Tech does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Texas Tech Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Texas Tech for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Texas Tech University
Texas Tech offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Texas Tech University
Texas Tech has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 30,737 undergraduates in 2017. Full-time attendance was 27,318 (88.9%). Part-time attendance was 3,419 (11.1%).
Texas Tech University is Ranked #566 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Texas Tech is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Texas Tech #566 out of 2,238.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Texas Tech University Competes in the NCAA
Texas Tech has a total of 504 student athletes, 302 men and 202 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Texas Tech University Athletics