CONAHEC Member Institution


TTU is a comprehensive public research university, classified in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as among only 115 in the US as having the "Highest Research Activity." Of the 115 in this top level only 81 are public institutions. TTU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). TTU is one of 4 institutions that are members of the Texas Tech University System along with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso and Angelo State University. TTU has been characterized by well known authors and personalities as having among the most beautiful campuses in the US with many LEED certified buildings which are beautiful examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture. TTU boasts over 37,000 students, of which nearly 31,000 are undergraduate, with the remaining students in graduate or law programs. 27.8% of the student body is Hispanic, making TTU an HSI. 55% are Caucasian, 2173 are African American and 3,084 are foreign students. TTU has 1,563 full-time and 199 part-time faculty members. TTU has 12 colleges and schools which together offer over 150 undergraduate, 100 graduate and 50 doctoral degrees.


Approximately 1300 TTU students study abroad during an academic year. There are 450 student organizations on campus and the TTU Alumni Association has over 200,000 members spread throughout the world. The TTU Red Raiders are members of the Big 12 Conference and compete in 17 varsity sports. The university's 2018 endowment was $757 million, the 49th largest among all US public higher education institutions. Tuition for the 2017-18 academic year was $10,772 for undergraduate instate or bordering states students and $8,486 for graduate students. For more information about admissions or to schedule a tour, contact a representative at (806) 742-1480 or More information is available at the TTU website:


Key Personnel

Name/Nom/Nombresort descending Email Institutional Role Department Country
Schovanec, Lawrence pres.webmaster@... President Office of the President United States
Sobel, Annette annette.sobel@t... Primary Contact Global Laboratory for Asset Management & Manufacturing (GLEAMM) United States