Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,890

1.6% growth from 2015

2015 Student Loan

0.93%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

5,232

75.5% Full-Time

About

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is a higher education institution located in Lubbock County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center were Registered Nursing (987 degrees awarded), General Communication Sciences & Disorders (63 degrees), and Health Care Administration & Management (36 degrees).

In 2016, 2,157 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. 75% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,236 degrees), 3.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (402 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is $5,890, which is $-8,081 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is $5,890, which is $-8,081 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2016, 47% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,890

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was $5,890. The cost of tuition at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is $-8,081 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

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2016 Value

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1 Year Growth

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Other Student Expenses

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Room and Board

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Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

47% of undergraduate students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 4.08% with respect to 2015, when 49% 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.

0.93%

2015 Default Rate

13

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was 0.93%, which represents 13 out of the 1398 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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Admissions

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 5,232 students enrolled at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate in N/A

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SAT Scores

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Submission Percentage

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Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has a total enrollment of 5,232 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is 3,952 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,280. This means that 75.5% 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 55.1% White, 16.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.5% Asian, 6.42% Black or African American, 0.554% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (54.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (14.1%) and Black or African American Female (6.71%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (30.3%), followed by White Male (19.8%) and Asian Female (12.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,232 students. The full-time enrollment at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is 3,952 and the part-time enrollment is 1,280. This means that 75.5% of students enrolled at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,881

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    873

  3. Asian

    760

The enrolled student population at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is 55.1% White, 16.7% Hispanic or Latino, 14.5% Asian, 6.42% Black or African American, 0.554% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 353 students (6.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1079 more women than men received degrees from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. The majority of degree recipients at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are white (1,236 degrees awarded). There were 3.07 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (402 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is Registered Nursing (987 degrees awarded), followed by General Communication Sciences & Disorders (63 degrees) and Health Care Administration & Management (36 degrees).

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 (2,100 degrees awarded) and Biology (57 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,294,546 people), Physicians & surgeons (488,555 people), Miscellaneous managers (171,987 people), Postsecondary teachers (169,241 people), and Medical & health services managers (168,441 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are Health (2,100 degrees awarded) and Biology (57 degrees).

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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 Physicians & surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Radiation therapists, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are Health (2,100 degrees awarded) and Biology (57 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Hospitals (1,817,164 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (320,076 people), Elementary & secondary schools (315,591 people), Offices of physicians (310,085 people), and Outpatient care centers (254,995 people).

The most specialized majors at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are Health (2,100 degrees awarded) and Biology (57 degrees).

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Degrees

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

  1. 987 degrees awarded

  2. 63 degrees awarded

  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was Registered Nursing with 987 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 539

  2. 1,618

In 2016, 539 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, which is 0.333 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,618).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 137 degrees were awarded to men at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Medicine, which is 1.56 times more than the 88 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 857 degrees were awarded to women at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Registered Nursing, which is 6.59 times more than the 130 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

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100% Completion Time

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150% Completion Time

In N/A, N/A% of students graduating from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, N/A% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and N/A% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

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The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,236 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    402 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    254 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is white (1,236 degrees awarded). There were 3.07 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (402 degrees).

1.76% of degree recipients (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    959 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    297 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    277 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is white female (959 degrees awarded). There were 3.23 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (297 degrees).

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Operations

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has an endowment valued at nearly $137M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-3.14M (-2.3%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center had a total expenditure of $778M. Of that $778M, they spent $440M on salaries and $778M on benefits.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center employs 153 Assistant professors, 63 Associate professors, and 50 Instructors. Most academics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are Female Assistant professors (109), Female Associate professors(45), and Female Instructors (44).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are: Office and Administrative Support, with 685 employees, Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 426 employees, and Management with 297 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$137M

2015 Endowment

5.39%

decline from 2014

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center has an endowment valued at about $137M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center declined 5.39% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $127M 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. $25.1M - Federal

  2. $109M - State

  3. $43.5M - Local

As of 2015, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center received $25.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $109M from state grants and contracts, and $43.5M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$440M

Salary Expenditure

$778M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center had a total expenditure of $778M. Of that $778M, they spent $440M on salaries and $778M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$440M

2015 Salaries

5.32%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center paid a median of $440M in salaries, which represents 56.5% of their overall expenditure ($778M) and a 5.32% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.94% growth from 2013 and a 6.35% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$31.5M

Instructional Salaries

311

Number of Employees

In 2015, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center paid a total of $31.5M to 311 employees working as instructors, which represents 7.16% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

153 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

685 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center were Assistant professor with 153 employees; Associate professor with 63 employees; and Associate professor with 50 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center were Office and Administrative Support with 685 employees; Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 426 employees; and Management with 297 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Instructor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center was Female Assistant professor with 109 employees, Female Associate professor with 45 employees, and Female Instructor with 44 employees.

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

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