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Located in Lubbock, Texas, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is a public institution. Lubbock is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

1,150 Undergraduate Degrees
246 Graduate Degrees

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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Rankings

TTUHSC landed the #3 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 1,284 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 1% of all schools in the nation! Out of the 85 colleges in Texas, it is ranked at #1.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

TTUHSC has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#7 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#19 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#48 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at TTUHSC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center?

Location of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Contact details for TTUHSC 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 TTUHSC?

You can apply to TTUHSC 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 TTUHSC 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

1,198 Full-Time Undergraduates
85% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,478 undergraduate students at TTUHSC, with 1,198 being full-time and 280 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  TTUHSC

There are also 3,816 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,198 full-time undergraduates at TTUHSC, 15% are male and 85% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  TTUHSC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of TTUHSC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 60
Black or African American 88
Hispanic or Latino 319
White 685
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 34

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 TTUHSC. 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 TTUHSC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd 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 TTUHSC

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 #1,194 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at TTUHSC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of TTUHSC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 7%
Nursing 11%
Nursing Practice 4%
Registered Nursing 13%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at TTUHSC 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 TTUHSC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery #3
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #45
Nursing Education #47
Nursing Administration #60
Registered Nursing #306
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 Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 1,150 0 0 0 1,150
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 35 139 0 174
Nursing Practice 0 0 0 26 26
Nursing Administration 0 0 18 0 18
Nursing Education 0 0 15 0 15
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 0 3 5 0 8
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery 0 1 4 0 5
TOTAL 1,150 39 181 26 1,396

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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