Texas Tech University Graduate Schools

Texas Tech University (referred to as Texas Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lubbock, TX. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Texas Tech University is $9,518 for Texas residents and $17,698 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,799 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 40,378 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Texas Tech University (referred to as Texas Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Lubbock, TX. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (1/1/1928 - Current).
Texas Tech Directory Information
School NameTexas Tech University (Texas Tech)
AddressBroadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, TX 79409-5005
Phone806-742-2011
Webhttps://www.ttu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://goapplytexas.org
Financial Infohttps://www.depts.ttu.edu/financialaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Texas Tech University is $9,518 for Texas residents and $17,698 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,799 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 40,378 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 318 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 73 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$17,698
$9,518 for Texas Residents
Student Population7,799
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs318 graduate programs
(73 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Texas Tech University is $9,518 for Texas residents and $17,698 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $348 for Texas residents and $757 for out-of-state students.
Texas Tech University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Texas Tech University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)73 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Texas Tech University is $9,518 for Texas residents and $17,698 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$5,832$2,183$13,302$2,183
2019-2020$5,958$2,223$13,428$2,223
2020-2021$6,788$2,562$14,968$2,562
2021-2022$6,956$2,562$15,136$2,562
2022-2023$6,956$2,562$15,136$2,562
The graduate school tuition & fees of Texas Tech is average compared to public graduate schools in Texas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,518 and the Texas graduate tuition is $17,810 (public) / $18,159 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Texas Tech University$9,518$17,698
All Graduate Schools$16,002$19,518
Public$11,454$20,592
Private$19,594
Texas Graduate Schools$13,401$17,909
Public$8,153$17,810
Private$18,159
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $14,970 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Texas Tech University. On-campus living costs are increased by 1.63% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $14,970. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.63% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$9,772$4,420$9,772$4,420
2019-2020$8,670$4,420$8,670$4,420
2020-2021$9,956$4,400$9,956$4,400
2021-2022$10,346$4,384$10,346$4,384
2022-2023$10,460$4,510$10,460$4,510
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $348 for Texas residents and $757 for other students at Texas Tech University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$324$739
2019-2020$331$746
2020-2021$339$748
2021-2022$348$757
2022-2023$348$757
The law school tuition at Texas Tech University is $21,796 for Texas residents and $30,892 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Texas Tech University.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Texas Tech University
Texas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Veterinary Medicine$13,920$8,080$24,720$8,080
Law$18,072$3,724$27,168$3,724

Graduate Programs at Texas Tech

Texas Tech University offers 204 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,653 students have completed their study at Texas Tech University.
Offered Degrees at Texas Tech University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree95431,871
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship549441
Doctor's degree - other20127
Post Bachelor's Degree536214
Total204582,653
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Texas Tech University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Financial Planning and Services program with 26 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business/Commerce program with 311 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 127 completers.
Texas Tech University offers 204 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,653 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,871 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 127 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 214 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (4 completers) 61 completers-
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations5-
Agricultural Economics10-
Agricultural Communication/Journalism18-
Animal Sciences12-
Food Science3-
Agronomy and Crop Science11-
Horticultural Science2-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] (1 completers) 19 completers-
Environmental Science1-
Natural Resources Management and Policy14-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management4-
Architecture [+] 49 completers-
Architecture44$51,900
Landscape Architecture5-
Communication and Journalism [+] (3 completers) 108 completers$40,000
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6$40,000
Mass Communication/Media Studies58-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication44-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 34 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences34-
Information Science/Studies0-
Education [+] (12 completers) 326 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education16-
Curriculum and Instruction40-
Educational Leadership and Administration48-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration35-
Educational/Instructional Technology18-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Special Education and Teaching104$46,800
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services31-
Agricultural Teacher Education8$48,500
Art Teacher Education7-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education7-
Music Teacher Education11-
Reading Teacher Education1-
Engineering [+] (9 completers) 175 completers-
Engineering8-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering5-
Chemical Engineering23-
Civil Engineering21-
Computer Software Engineering10-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering25$79,500
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering18-
Mechanical Engineering26-
Petroleum Engineering7-
Systems Engineering15-
Industrial Engineering16-
Manufacturing Engineering1-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 23 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures11-
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics12-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 58 completers-
Family Resource Management Studies43$50,600
Housing and Human Environments4-
Human Development and Family Studies11-
English Language and Literature [+] (3 completers) 32 completers-
English Language and Literature17-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing15-
Rhetoric and Composition0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences13-
Microbiology10-
Zoology/Animal Biology0-
Toxicology0-
Environmental Toxicology4-
Biotechnology10-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 16 completers-
Mathematics9-
Statistics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (3 completers) 210 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences38-
Museology/Museum Studies16-
Nutrition Sciences60-
Data Science, General69-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)27$42,900
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 47 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management29-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science18-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 6 completers-
Philosophy6-
Physical Sciences [+] 28 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology5-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science12-
Physics9-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 20 completers-
Psychology8-
Experimental Psychology4-
Counseling Psychology0-
Educational Psychology8-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 5 completers-
Forensic Science and Technology5-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 41 completers-
Public Administration22-
Social Work19-
Social Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Anthropology5-
Economics3-
Geography3-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology9-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 43 completers-
Dance4-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts12-
Art/Art Studies8-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2-
Music17-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling12-
Business [+] (2 completers) 491 completers-
Business/Commerce311-
Business Administration and Management0$71,400
Accounting115$59,700
Finance24-
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management10-
Marketing Research31-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total1,871
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 24 completers-
Agricultural Economics9-
Agricultural and Extension Education Services0-
Animal Sciences9-
Agronomy and Crop Science6-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 6 completers-
Land Use Planning and Management/Development1-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management5-
Architecture [+] 3 completers-
Environmental Design/Architecture3-
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 completers-
Mass Communication/Media Studies9-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences8-
Education [+] (7 completers) 124 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction44-
Educational Leadership and Administration29-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration18-
Educational/Instructional Technology1-
Educational Evaluation and Research5$85,800
Special Education and Teaching12-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services6-
Agricultural Teacher Education5-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education4-
Music Teacher Education0-
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 60 completers-
Chemical Engineering13-
Civil Engineering7-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering17-
Engineering Science4-
Mechanical Engineering7-
Petroleum Engineering4-
Systems Engineering3-
Industrial Engineering5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 10 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature10-
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies2-
English Language and Literature [+] (1 completers) 12 completers-
English Language and Literature4-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing8-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 23 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences14-
Exercise Physiology6-
Toxicology0-
Environmental Toxicology3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 16 completers-
Mathematics16-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 9 completers-
Behavioral Sciences1-
Nutrition Sciences8-
Physical Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Chemistry18-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Physics8-
Psychology [+] 30 completers-
Experimental Psychology7-
Clinical Psychology9-
Counseling Psychology1-
Educational Psychology13-
Social Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Economics8-
Political Science and Government2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 29 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts8-
Music21-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling7-
Business [+] 27 completers-
Business Administration and Management9-
Financial Planning and Services14-
Hospitality Administration/Management4-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total441
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Veterinary Medicine0-
Legal Studies [+] 127 completers-
Law127-
Total127
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management1-
Agricultural Production Operations0-
Crop Production2-
Equestrian/Equine Studies0-
Animal Sciences0-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Energy and Environmental Policy0-
Architecture [+] 34 completers-
Architecture8-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning19-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology7-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 5 completers-
Women's Studies5-
Communication and Journalism [+] 21 completers-
Communication0-
Mass Communication/Media Studies0-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication20-
Sports Communication1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Information Science/Studies0-
Education [+] (3 completers) 45 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction13-
Educational Leadership and Administration15-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Educational Evaluation and Research2-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities7-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Agricultural Teacher Education2-
Adult Literacy Tutor/Instructor6-
Engineering [+] 6 completers-
Engineering1-
Construction Engineering0-
Energy Systems Engineering, General5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 2 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies2-
English Language and Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing6-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 1 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Historic Preservation and Conservation0-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies3-
Behavioral Sciences4-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Ethics0-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology5-
Educational Psychology5-
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography11-
National Security Policy Studies1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 6 completers-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production0-
Music History, Literature, and Theory1-
Keyboard Instruments5-
Voice and Opera0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 3 completers-
International Public Health/International Health3-
Business [+] 44 completers-
Business/Commerce11-
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting0-
Financial Planning and Services26-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)7-
Total214

Graduate Student Population at Texas Tech

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 7,410 students enrolled into Texas Tech University graduate schools where it has total 40,378 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 4,496 full-time and 2,914 part-time graduate students. By gender, 3,304 male and 4,106 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,4103,3044,106
Full-time4,4962,2592,237
Part-tme2,9141,0451,869
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,588 White (48.42%), 374 Black/African American (5.05%), 1,341 Hispanic (18.10%), 274 Asian (3.70%), and 1,833 students with other races. 1,467 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,4103,3044,106
American Indian/Native American221111
Asian274123151
Black/African American374155219
Hispanic1,341540801
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander624
White3,5881,4332,155
Two More23399134
Un-Known1055055
Non-resident Alien1,467891576
Texas Tech University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 2,533 graduate students (34.18% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,339 graduate students (18.07% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total7,410
Enrolled Online Exclusively2,533
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,339
Not in Online Courses3,538
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Texas Tech University. 2,194 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.61% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.01%), 367 students are aged above 50 (4.95%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Texas Tech University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,4103,3044,106
Age 18-19110
Age 20-2121589126
Age 22-241,9798631,116
Age 25-292,0489831,065
Age 30-341,150577573
Age 35-39795344451
Age 40-49855318537
Age 50-64346117229
Over 6421129

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