Honors College students have the unique advantage of experiencing an intellectually
and socially vibrant environment while having access to the vast resources of a major
research university at Texas Tech. Honors College students simultaneously benefit
from being with others of the same intellectual preparation and commitment while enjoying
the advantages of a university environment actively engaged in exploring all areas
of human interest and concern.
All students who are admitted to Texas Tech and the Honors College also enroll in
a disciplinary college and pursue one or more of the 150+ available majors and concentrations,
including one major housed within the Honors College, Honors Sciences & the Humanities.
Their education is the result of the integration of all colleges at TTU, including
the Honors College, and cultivates the talents and interests of Honors College students
while meeting their changing needs as they develop academically and socially.
Honor and Integrity
The Honors College at Texas Tech University will be the focal point for delivery of
a liberal arts curriculum and provides key elements of a small college experience
for students who have access to the benefits of attending a large, research-intensive
The Texas Tech University Honors College is dedicated to providing an enriched educational
experience for highly motivated, intellectually capable, and curious students.
Dr. Bryan Giemza was interviewed for NPR's Weekend Edition at the Cormac McCarthy conference in Savannah, Georgia ahead of Cormac McCarthy's newest books releasing. The full podcast and article can be found here…
For the second year in a row, Texas Tech University has been named a Fulbright Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Fulbright applicants work with PESA and Wendoli Flores to finalize submissions. Read more here…
Dr. Costica Bradatan has been awarded a prestigious Bogliasco Foundation Fellowship for work on his forthcoming book (with Princeton UP), em> He'll then serve as Visiting Professor at the University of Tours before traveling to the University of Queensland as Visiting Professor. Read more here…
It is with incredibly heavy hearts that we share our dear friend and treasured member of the Honors College community Adeola Omoloja passed away unexpectedly on August 3, 2022. He was 21 years old. Read our full statement here…
Texas Tech University and the Honors College hosted Paulina Sosa for a week as she gathered stories about the Latinx COVID experinece from the Lubbock community for Latinx Voces. Read the full story here…
Junia Lee, a third-year with the TTU Honors College, received an undergraduate scholarship of $30,000 – the first Texas Tech student ever awarded the prestigious honor by The Sumners Foundation. Read more about Junia's Honors College experience here…