Texas Tech University

Domestic Prospective Students

Application Deadline

Complete an admissions application at least three months before the intended date of enrollment. To be considered for fellowships, please have complete materials into the Graduate School by January 15th.
Contact the graduate advisor in the department to which application is being made. Additional tests, departmental applications, and/or recommendation letters may be required. Departments may have specific deadlines. Please check with them for specific information.

Application Procedures

Types of Admission

  • Degree Programs
    • Masters and Doctoral programs are available. Click here for Degree Programs
    • Most departments have additional application requirements and deadlines.Please check with graduate advisor.
  • Non-Degree Programs
    • Post-Graduate (PGRD) – Undergraduate classes only; no financial aid available
    • Graduate Temporary (GTMP) – Up to 12 hours of graduate-level courses allowed; no financial aid available
    • Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Education Certification (CERT) – College of Education approval required; concentration required
    • Teacher Education Certification-Human Sciences (FCSC) – College of Human Sciences approval required
    • Graduate Certificate (GCRT) – Departmental approval required; concentration required; no financial aid available

Completed Application

The following requirements should be followed carefully in order for an applicant to be admitted to a non-degree, master's or doctoral program at Texas Tech University. Applicants should also check the websites of the departments to which they are applying to determine if the departments have any additional requirements.

      • Application (Required) - submit a completed application online.
      • Non-refundable application fee (Required) – $60 initial application fee, or $50 for each subsequent application (including readmits, program/level/entry date changes). Application fee beginning Spring 2019 will be increasing to $65.
        Transcripts (Required) – Unofficial transcripts from all degree awarding institutions are required for evaluation purposes. If the degree is not complete when the application is made, six semesters or three years of course work are required. Please note: If admitted, you will be required to submit final official transcripts from all post-secondary schools, even if credit from one institution appears as transfer credit on another transcript, by the twelfth class day of the semester to which you were admitted.

    • Core Residency Questions (Required) – Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board rule 21.25 requires each student applying for enrollment at an institution to respond to a set of core residency questions for the purpose of determining the student's eligibility for classification as a resident. The core residency questions are incorporated into the online application
    • Resident Alien Card (Required for Immigrant Permanent Residents) – Immigrant permanent residents must provide a copy of the front and back of their resident alien card.

     

    More Information

    If you have any other questions, please email us at graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.

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