Texas Tech University

Prospective International Students

For those impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you have been impacted by the recent Coronavirus outbreak, Texas Tech University is committed to making the following accommodations to facilitate the ongoing international admissions process:

  1. Application deadlines: TTU will continue to accept and process applications for Fall 2020 admission past the May 1 deadline. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for maximum consideration.  (Apply NOW!)
  2. Receipt of documentation: TTU realizes that schools are closed in several countries. We understand that there may be delays with graduation, exit exams, SAT/ACT testing, and providing documentation from your institution. We strongly encourage students to ask their counselors to send official transcripts/documentation as soon as possible.  Counselors may send documentation via email to : oia.transcripts@ttu.edu or mail them directly to our office in a sealed envelope (with the official school stamp) to:
    Office of International Affairs
    International Undergraduate Admissions
    601 Indiana Ave.
    Lubbock, Texas 79409
  3. Our international admissions team is available to assist you during this time.  Many of your questions may be answered with our FAQ's page.  Otherwise, you may contact them through the following emails:
    1. Interested in coming to TTU?  internationals@ttu.edu
    2. Already coming to TTU and have admissions questions? international.admissions@ttu.edu
  4. English language proficiency tests: Due to cancellations of TOEFL and IELTS tests in various regions, TTU is encouraging students to consider other testing options such as SAT, ACT, Cambridge, Pearson, or Duolingo (online).  Please review our English proficiency options.  Students should chose the correct institutional code for TTU International when requesting score reports. 
    1. For TOEFL, Texas Tech University's institutional code for International Undergraduate Admissions is B100.
    2. For SAT, Texas Tech University's Institutional code for International Undergraduate students is 6859.
    3. For ACT, Texas Tech University's Institutional code is 4220.
    4. There is no IELTS institutional code for Texas Tech University.
  5. For additional information and resources related to COVID-19, please refer to our website: COVID-19 Updates.


Greetings from the Office of International Affairs! Thank you for your interest in Texas Tech University. We are here to answer your questions, help you navigate the application process, and prepare you for your transition to campus.
We look forward to hearing from you.

International Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  First year student Transfer
Fall Start May 1st June 1st
Spring Start October 1st October 15th


Fall 2017 JOSE



“TTU became my second family since the moment I was admitted and supported me through the process.”

Industrial Engineering, B.S., 2017 Graduate

Fall 2017 ANISH



“Texas Tech University was a valuable investment in my future. I had a wonderful time learning and exploring. My academic advisor was really cooperative and helped me find an internship.”

Computer Science, B.S., 2017 Graduate

Fall 2017 SIMIN



“Texas Tech University helped me get my public school teaching certification in order to be able to get a job. They did their best to support me through the entire process.”

Music Education, M.A., 2017 Graduate

Fall 2017 ERIC



“The most influential aspect about my time at TTU was my interaction(s) with my advisor. He is just awesome. The faculty at my department were very welcoming and resourceful.”

Agriculture and Applied Economics, Ph.D., 2018 Graduate