Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,450
3.23% growth from 2021
2019 Default Rate
0.358%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
5,136
72.3% Full-Time

About

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is a higher education institution located in Lubbock County, TX. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center were Registered Nursing (937 degrees awarded), General Communication Sciences & Disorders (94 degrees), and Health Care Administration & Management (56 degrees).

In 2022, 2,578 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. 78.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 21.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,385 degrees), 2.15 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (643 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is $6,450, which is $−8,491 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is $6,450, which is $−8,492 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

In 2022, 52% of undergraduate students attending Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,450
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was $6,450. The cost of tuition at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is $−8,492 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

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Average Net Price

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Financial Aid by Income Level

52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

52% of undergraduate students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.358%
2019 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was 0.358%, which represents 6 out of the 1674 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center had a total enrollment of 5,136 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is 3,713 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,423. This means that 72.3% of students enrolled at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 50.2% White, 24.6% Hispanic or Latino, 12.1% Asian, 9.27% Black or African American, and 0.857% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (26.1%) and Black or African American Female (8.05%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.2%), followed by White Male (15.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,136 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is 3,713 and the part-time enrollment is 1,423. This means that 72.3% of students enrolled at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,576 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,265 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    620 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is 50.2% White, 24.6% Hispanic or Latino, 12.1% Asian, 9.27% Black or African American, and 0.857% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 69 students (1.34%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,488 more women than men received degrees from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is white (1,385 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (643 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is Registered Nursing (937 degrees awarded), followed by General Communication Sciences & Disorders (94 degrees) and Health Care Administration & Management (56 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (2,527 degrees awarded) and Biology (51 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are Registered nurses (1,462,841 people), Physicians (492,036 people), Pharmacists (191,319 people), Medical & health services managers (190,544 people), and Other managers (159,072 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2022 are Health (2,527 degrees awarded) and Biology (51 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, Podiatrists, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are Health (2,527 degrees awarded) and Biology (51 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,910,129 people), Offices of physicians (386,323 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (375,002 people), Elementary & secondary schools (354,861 people), and Outpatient care centers (319,886 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are Health (2,527 degrees awarded) and Biology (51 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 937 degrees awarded
  2. 94 degrees awarded
  3. 56 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was Registered Nursing with 937 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

545
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,033
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 545 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, which is 0.268 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,033).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 115 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Registered Nursing, which is 0.14 times less than the 822 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 822 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Registered Nursing, which is 7.15 times more than the 115 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,385 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    643 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    232 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is white (1,385 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (643 degrees).

1.82% of degree recipients (47 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,136 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    500 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    249 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is white female (1,136 degrees awarded). There were 2.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (500 degrees).

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Operations

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has an endowment valued at nearly $261M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 13.3M (5.08%) compared to the 0.21% average return (24.5k on 11.6M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2022, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center had a total salary expenditure of 806M. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center employs 144 Assistant professors, 76 Associate professors and 54 Professors. Most academics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are Female Assistant professor (110), Female Associate professor (52), and Male Assistant professor (34).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are: Office and Administrative Support, with 495 employees, Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 373 employees, and Management with 281 employees.

Endowment

$261M
2022 Endowment
1.83%
decline from 2021

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has an endowment valued at about $261M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center declined 1.83% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $249M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Medical Schools & Centers Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $26.8M - Federal
  2. $15.6M - State
  3. $97.9M - Local

As of 2022, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center received $26.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $15.6M from state grants and contracts, and $97.9M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$413M
2022 Salaries
3.05%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center paid a median of $413M in salaries, which represents 51.2% of their overall expenditure ($806M) and a 3.05% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$35.3M
Instructional Salaries
321
Number of Employees

In 2022, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center paid a total of $35.3M to 321 employees working as instructors, which represents 8.55% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
144 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
495 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center were Assistant professor with 144 employees, Associate professor with 76 employees, and Professor with 54 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center were Office and Administrative Support with 495 employees, Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 373 employees, and Management with 281 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was Female Assistant professor with 110 employees, Female Associate professor with 52 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 34 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

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