Texas Tech University

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Texas Tech University
motto From here, it's possible.
founding 1923
Sponsorship state
place Lubbock, Texas , United States
president Guy Bailey
Students 32,327
Employee 2,482
University sports Red Raiders
Networks Texas Tech University System , Big 12 Conference
Website www.ttu.edu

The Texas Tech University is a state university in Lubbock in the US state of Texas . With 28,001 students, it is the main location of the Texas Tech University System .


Texas Tech University was founded in 1923 as the Texas Technological College . It received its current name in 1969.


English building on campus
  • architecture
  • Human sciences
  • Engineering
  • Arts and sciences
  • Agriculture and natural resources
  • Mass communication
  • pedagogy
  • law Sciences
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Economics (Rawls College of Business)
  • Graduate school
  • Honors College


Jones AT&T Stadium

Texas Tech's sports teams are the Red Raiders . The university is a member of the Big 12 Conference . The Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE), headed by Susan Polgar , has existed since 2007 and organizes chess events and awards scholarships.




Web links

Commons : Texas Tech University  album with pictures, videos, and audio files

Coordinates: 33 ° 35 ′ 5.4 "  N , 101 ° 52 ′ 48"  W.