Texas Tech University

Ratings, Rankings, Awards

Texas Tech is proud to have been named to multiple programs that recognize the importance of the education of veterans and their families. We are honored to be given a chance to serve veterans and veteran dependents by offering guidance and assistance as well as an overall positive college experience in which these students can strive toward degree completion and a successful future.


Purple Heart University


Texas Tech has been recognized as the 1st Purple Heart University in Texas.

Military Friendly Best Online Colleges

SR Education Award badge

Texas Tech University was listed in SR Education Group's "2019 Best Online Colleges" in 2019.


MAE Military Friendly College & University


Texas Tech University has been recognized by Military Advanced Education as a "Military Friendly College & University" since 2012.

G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Schools


Texas Tech University has been recognized as "Military Friendly" by G.I. Jobs since 2010.

Military Times Best for Vets Colleges

 Military Times Best for Vets Colleges badge for 2020

Texas Tech University has been recognized by Military Times as a Best For Vets 4-Year College since 2013.

U.S. News & World Report



Best for Vets: Business Schools


In 2016, Texas Tech University was recognized by Military Times as #23 in "Best for Vets: Business Schools 2016". Texas Tech was first recognized in this award category in 2014.The award has not been awarded by Military Times in several years now.


Toolkit for Veteran Friendly Institutions


Texas Tech University is a proud participant in the Tool Kit for Veteran Friendly Institutions.


Got Your 6


"Got Your 6" is a national campaign that supports veterans in their transition into civilian life.


Aurora Foundation


Texas Tech University received 2 grants from the Aurora Foundation to provided training and education for the faculty and staff of the Texas Tech University System.


Military Friendly Employer


Texas Tech is one of five universities selected by the Military Officers Association of America for its contribution of former military personnel and being proactive in hiring service members and veterans as employees. Along with Texas Tech are companies such as Amazon, Dell, Bank of America, GEICO, Peace Corps, government agencies and JPMorgan Chase & Co., to name a few.