Texas Tech University


For Undergraduate International Admission


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Self-Reported Academic Record or Transcripts

    • Students may submit unofficial transcripts through RaiderConnect to be used for evaluation and admission purposes only. Students are required to submit official documentation before the start of their first semester to avoid registration holds.
    • Applicants completing high school outside the U.S., GED graduates, and applicants who have already completed high school will submit an official high school transcript by US mail to Box 45005, Lubbock, TX 79409. Your school official may also send your transcript electronically via the Texas Tech Counselor Portal. Your high school counselor can contact our office at internationals@ttu.edu to request portal access.
    • Applicants who complete a non-traditional secondary education (for example, those who are home-schooled or complete a GED) or who provide a transcript without a rank, will have a rank assigned in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 1543. [TX SB1543 | 2015-2016 | 84th Legislature (2015, June 19)]
    • Students are required to submit official transcripts from all institutions attended. Falsification or omission of information during the application/admission process may result in denial of admission to the university or admission being rescinded.
    • Information for home school students

SAT/ACT Scores

    • Official SAT and/or *ACT Scores (Test scores sent from the high school are considered official if they are included on the transcript or sent from the school registrar.)
    • Learn more about our test optional policy for for students applying through 2025 entry terms here.
    • ACT Test Preparation
    • SAT Test Preparation

I-20 Documentation

    • If admitted, students will receive additional information concerning I-2o documentation requirements.

Application Deadlines

Summer/Fall Priority Scholarship Deadline
December 01

Summer/Fall Priority Application Deadline
May 01

Spring Priority Scholarship Deadline
November 01

Spring Priority Application Deadline
November 01

All international students are required to have health insurance. Learn more here.

Students who have already earned a bachelor's degree and wish to continue their education at the Master's or Doctoral level should apply for admission through the Office of Graduate Admissions.

International Events

Join us for International events to learn more about admissions, the application process, scholarships, international student resources and much more. See the full calendar of events below!

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Although applications will be accepted beginning July 1, initial decision letters will be released in mid-September. Decisions beyond this time usually take 2-4 weeks. If you have any questions regarding the application or enrollment processes, contact your admissions counselor here.

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