Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX)


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Texas Tech University is ranked 96 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 278 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 56%
Applicants who took ACT 43%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+3%
600-69922%
600+25%

SAT Math Score

700+4%
600-69931%
600+35%

ACT Score

30-369%
24-2954%
24+63%

Students applied23,010
Students admitted14,510
Admission rate63%

Students per faculty22

4-year graduation rate35%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,050
Fees$2,751
Room and board$8,505
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$19,506

Cost after need-based aid$12,076
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,990

Average debt at graduation$29,193

Out of State

Tuition$19,290
Fees$2,731
Room and board$8,505
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$31,726

Cost after need-based aid$24,296
Cost after non-need-based aid$28,210

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$47,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met69%
Average need-based aid$7,430
Average non-need-based aid$3,516

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment29,237

Full-Time

Men14,355
Women11,766

Part-Time

Men1,775
Women1,341

Freshmen retained83%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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