Texas Tech University

Study Abroad Eligibility

Texas Tech students interested in studying abroad must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old by the time you go abroad.
  • Be a sophomore by years, not credits. Students who began as freshman at Texas Tech must complete two long semesters before becoming eligible to study abroad.  Transfer students must complete one semester.
  • Have a TTU GPA of 2.5 at the time of application.
    • Business students must have a 2.75 GPA if they wish to take business classes abroad.
    • Many programs have a higher GPA requirement.
  • Be in good disciplinary standing at the time of applying to study abroad and remain so up to and including the study abroad term.
  • Students may not study abroad in the semester they plan to graduate unless they go on a faculty-led or Center program.
  • Students postponing graduation to study abroad must be enrolled at Texas Tech during the term in which they graduate.