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Admission Alternatives

Admission Alternatives
Students not initially admitted to Texas Tech University have the opportunity to gain admission through several options. Click on the links below to learn more about these programs.

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You may request a second review of your application to Texas Tech through our reevaluation process by submitting improved test scores, an increase in academic standing or a new college transcript showing additional credits earned. Upon submission, please request a reevaluation at www.admissions.ttu.edu/reeval.

Gateway Program

Through the Gateway Program, you may attend the first summer session at an accredited community college, and if you earn a 2.5 GPA on six approved credit hours, you will be automatically admitted to the fall semester. You can register for the Gateway Program or learn more at www.admissions.ttu.edu/gateway. This program is available to Fall term applicants only.

Texan to Red Raider

This partnership with South Plains College provides students with a pathway to guaranteed admission at Texas Tech. You'll enroll in courses concurrently at South Plains and Texas Tech and upon successful completion of the program, are guaranteed admission to Texas Tech. For more information, visit www.southplainscollege.edu/texantoredraider.


We invite all students who begin their academic careers at other institutions to consider the option of transferring to Texas Tech to complete a four-year degree. You will need to submit any college transcripts prior to enrollment. View transfer requirements at www.admissions.ttu.edu/transfer.


Have questions? Our staff is here to help.

Undergraduate Admissions
2500 Broadway, West Hall Room 100
Lubbock, TX 79409-5005
Phone: 806.742.1480