Letter from the Dean
Dear Prospective International Graduate Students:
Welcome! At Texas Tech University, you will find that the possibilities are endless at that we have the top-quality programs and welcoming environment for which you are looking.
Texas Tech University is one of the premier research universities in the US. We are among the elite 115 American universities placed in the highest classification (doctoral university: highest research activity) by the Carnegie Commission. With a world-renowned faculty and start-of the-art facilities, we offer over 100 master's degree and some 60 doctoral degrees. Our academic programs are complemented by a comprehensive professional and career development program to help you enter and succeed in the workforce, no matter what sector of the economy in which you choose to work.
You also will find Texas Tech and the Lubbock community to be warm and welcoming. Texas Tech is 100 countries bring to our campus and the community. From its early roots in farming and ranching, Lubbock has grown to be a vibrant center for commerce, healthcare, and education for West Texas and at the crossroads of culture for the region. While many things have changed since its early frontier days, one thing has remained the same: Lubbock continues to be known for the charm and hospitality of its people.
Texas Tech University has a long-standing commitment to globalization because it recognizes, like the overwhelming majority of Americans, the value and importance of international exchange. As an international graduate student at Texas Tech, not only will you acquire specialized education and skills, you also will strengthen the tapestry of diversity that leads to peace and prosperity throughout the world.
Apply today! From here, it's possible!
Mark A. Sheridan, Ph.D.
Dean of the Graduate School and
Vice Provost for Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs