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President: M. Duane Nellis, Ph.D.

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Founded: 1923

10 Colleges:

Graduate and Professional Schools:

Degrees: 150 undergraduate, 100 master’s and 50 doctoral

Population: 33,111 students (fall 2013)

Students walking in front of the English/Philosophy building.

Athletic Conference: Big 12

Team Name: Red Raiders

Fight Song: The Texas Tech Fight Song

Alma Mater: The Matador Song

School Colors: Scarlet and Black

Cost of Attendance


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Texas Tech University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Texas Tech University.

Please note: All other inquiries regarding Texas Tech’s educational programs, admissions requirements, financial aid, etc. should be directed to the respective Texas Tech office and not to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.