Ratings, Rankings, Awards

Texas Tech is proud to have been named to multiple programs that recognize the importance of the education of veterans and their families. We are honored to be given a chance to serve veterans and veteran dependents by offering guidance and assistance as well as an overall positive college experience in which these students can strive toward degree completion and a successful future.

USA Today: The Top 10 colleges in the U.S. for Veterans

Texas Tech University was rated the #7 College in the “Top 10 Colleges in the U.S. for Veterans”.

Purple Heart University


Texas Tech has been recognized as the 1st Purple Heart University in Texas.

U.S. News & World Report


Texas Tech's Whitacre College of Engineering ranked twentieth for online graduate program.


Military Friendly College & University


Texas Tech University has been recognized by Military Advanced Education as a "Military Friendly College & University" in 2012, 2013,2014,2015 and 2016.

G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Schools


Texas Tech University has been recognized as "Military Friendly" by G.I. Jobs in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.


Military Times Best for Vets Colleges


In 2016, Texas Tech University was recognized by Military Times as #32 in "Best for Vets".


Best for Vets: Business Schools


In 2016, Texas Tech University was recognized by Military Times as #23 in "Best for Vets: Business Schools 2016". Texas Tech was first recognized in this award category in 2014.


Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions


Texas Tech University is a proud participant in the Tool Kit for Veteran Friendly Institutions.


Got Your 6


"Got Your 6" is a national campaign that supports veterans in their transition into civilian life.


Aurora Foundation


Texas Tech University received a grant from the Aurora Foundation to provided training and education for the faculty and staff of the Texas Tech University System.


Military Friendly Employer


Texas Tech is one of five universities selected by the Military Officers Association of America for its contribution of former military personnel and being proactive in hiring service members and veterans as employees. Along with Texas Tech are companies such as Amazon, Dell, Bank of America, GEICO, Peace Corps, government agencies and JPMorgan Chase & Co., to name a few.