Texas Tech University

We Rank! 2021

Texas Tech Arts & Sciences programs rank high in Texas, the United States, and worldwide

A&S Programs Among Nation's—and World's—Best!

Texas Tech University's College of Arts & Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through many programs that rank high statewide, nationwide, and worldwide.

University Brags

  • For the third straight year, the Center for World University Rankings has rated Texas Tech in the Top 2% of more than 20,000 institutions worldwide.
  • Specifically, US News & World Reports ranks TTU No. 435 in the world.
  • Texas Tech has achieved the gold standard in research rakings—as a Carnegie Tier I research institution.
  • We're No. 1! Texas Tech was named No. 1 among online, Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) in Texas by Texas Online Colleges. In 2019, TTU was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • For Diversity, TTU ranked in the Top 15% nationwide (445 out of 3,515) in 2021 by College Factual.
  • International students will find that College Factual ranks Texas Tech in the Top 2% (13 out of 1,204) for value in 2021.
  • In fact, TTU is a great value for all undergraduates: We ranked No. 1 (1 out of 111) in the Southwest region (Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona) as the Best College for the Money for undergrads receiving no aid. For undergrads receiving aid, TTU ranked No. 2 (2 out of 111) in the Southwest, according to College Factual.

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Program Rankings

Below, you can link to the latest rankings for specific degrees and programs in the College of Arts & Sciences. 

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    • No. 175 Nationwide!


    • Grad Program Among the Best in the World!


    • Top 10 % Best Value Nationwide!


    • Grad Program Among the Best in the World!


    • Grad Program Among the Top in the Nation!


    • We're No. 1! Top Ranked Online Program Nationwide!

General Studies

    • Top 2 % Nationwide for Multi-/Interdisciplinary!

Geological & Earth Sciences

    • Top 5 % Most Popular Nationwide!


    • Top 10 % Highest Paid Grads Nationwide!

Kinesiology & Sport Management

    • Top 2 % Most Popular Nationwide!

Languages & Cultures

    • Among the Best in Texas!


    • Grad Program Among the Best in the Nation!


    • Among the Most Popular in the Nation!


    • Grad Program Among the Best Worldwide!

Political Science

    • Grad Programs Among the Top in the Nation!


    • Grad Programs Among the Top in the Nation!

Social Work

    • Grad Program Among the Top in the Nation!


    • Top 10 % Best Value Nationwide! 

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