Prospective Graduate Students
Make Your Mark
Interested in studying at a highly-ranked university that can help you build the bridge between classroom theory and practical application? That's what we do at the Whitacre College of Engineering. According to U.S. News & World Report, seven of our graduate ranked in the top 100 graduate programs in the United States for their respective disciplines in recent years. In fact, our Petroleum Engineering program is ranked 10th in the nation. We also have the world's only Ph.D. in Wind Science and Engineering. Our alumni include Edward E. Whitacre Jr., former chairman of the board and CEO of General Motors Company and former chairman, CEO, and president of AT&T; as well as several other Fortune 500 CEOs like Blake Ausberger, the CEO and president of the Harman Professional Group and president of Harman International Industries. Just take a glance at our graduate programs. We're sure you will find that wherever your interests lie, we can help you develop the expertise in your field which will allow you to make an impact.
Research in the college is conducted through many Research Centers and research groups — with studies ranging from nanotechnologies to water resources and wind power. There are also dozens of supported Graduate Research Specializations for our graduate students. As you can see, our students gain not only a strong theoretical background, but the ability to apply that knowledge and improve the world.
We host an extremely diverse student body with undergraduate and graduate students from more than 76 countries. Our alumni have gone on to do great things here in the U.S. and abroad. No matter where you are from, studying at Texas Tech can give you the tools you need to make your dreams a reality.
Service and Support
Our academic advising contacts are anxious to help you make the most of your time here at Texas Tech, but we know that a successful academic career isn't just about graduating or getting a degree. Our Engineering Opportunities Center has the resources necessary to connect you with hundreds of companies for internship, co-op, and job-placement opportunities. We're dedicated not only to providing a quality education, but to making sure you can apply what you will learn here to make the most of your talents.