Texas Tech University





Make TTU-CR your campus,
Costa Rica your home.


Students from various countries and backgrounds attend
Texas Tech-CR, and our campus welcomes diversity of
thought and experience.


Known for its pristine beaches, rich biodiversity, and environmental sustainability, Costa Rica also plays host to scores of multinational corporations as well as to small- and medium-sized businesses. Skilled, ambitious graduates from Texas Tech-Costa Rica have opportunities to thrive in a variety of enterprises. Come experience the best of Costa Rica as part of a Red Raider family that takes pride in CR's pura vida lifestyle and its rich traditions.




Texas Tech University-Costa Rica is located at Avenida Escazú, a lifestyle center that is home to some of the best restaurants, amenities, and entertainment in the San José metropolitan area. Red Raiders enjoy discounts at many of Avenida Escazú's restaurants and shops. Students also enjoy the area's parks, bike lanes, exclusive events, and much more. The complex is a place for people to come together, and when you join the Red Raider family, our campus will be your second home.




Hands on Learning to Global Success
Top Tier Research Institute
Learning Environment


International students have the same application requirements as Costa Rican nationals. Download our Application Checklist for more information.

International students who wish to attend an academic program at a university in Costa Rica are required to have a student visa. Texas Tech University-Costa Rica works with Costa Rica Relocation to guide international students in the visa application process. For information on obtaining a student visa, please email our Head of Student Services, Christine Steinvorth, at christine.steinvorth@ttu.edu.

International Students Requirements


Our Student Services office can assist students in finding living arrangements close to our campus. For more information, please contact our Head of Student Services at christine.steinvorth@ttu.edu.

Experience the power of a global learning environment.