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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Overview

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is a public institution located in Lubbock, Texas. The location of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Known For?

1,328 Full-Time Undergraduates
  • Students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 6 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is 1%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest degree offered at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is the doctor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 97% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center with a bachelor's degree make about $80,300 a year. That's 97% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Rankings

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

Where Is Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center?

Location of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Contact details for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3601 4Th Street, Lubbock, TX 79430
Phone: 806-743-1000
Website: https://www.ttuhsc.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ttuhsc
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ttuhsc

How Do I Get Into Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center?

You can apply to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center online at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/admissions/apply.aspx

Can I Afford Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center?

0.8% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is 0.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,328 Full-Time Undergraduates
86% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,597 undergraduate students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, with 1,328 being full-time and 269 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

There are also 3,856 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,328 full-time undergraduates at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 14% are male and 86% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 65
Black or African American 98
Hispanic or Latino 253
White 355
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 551

Online Learning at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

1,669 Took All Classes Online
2,696 Took At Least One Class Online
4.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 9 master’s degree programs available online at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. In 2017-2018, 2,696 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 15th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was 4.4%. This is the #1,718 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 16%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 38%
Health Professions 10%
Nursing 11%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Biotechnology #3
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science #27
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #39
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #42
Health Sciences & Services #48
Public Health #77
Health & Medical Administrative Services #254
Nursing #376

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Majors

In 2017-2018, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center awarded 2,586 undergraduate degrees and 2,052 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Allied Health Professions 0 0 77 0
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 27 0
Biotechnology 0 0 8 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 43 0 0
Communication Sciences 0 60 41 11
General Biology 0 0 8 11
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 40 108 0
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 13 0
Medicine 0 0 0 168
Nursing 0 1,150 181 26
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 1 152
Public Health 0 0 22 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 68 104
Total 0 2,586 1,108 944

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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