Texas Tech University
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As a comprehensive, research-based business school, the Rawls College of Business:

  • Advances knowledge and societal well-being through impactful research
  • Educates and empowers resilient, purpose-driven graduates who will shape the workplace of the future
  • Provides curricula and experiences that are in demand, engaging, accessible, and that provide students with a strong return on investment 
  • Serves and engages with our communities, from local to global, and provides value to practitioners
  • Instills in the Rawls College community aspects of our distinctive culture including strong work ethic, discipline, accountability, civility, humility, and philanthropy


We solve problems facing business and society. We seek to better the world by creating and sharing knowledge and by educating and empowering students to become the next generation of business professionals and influencers.

Core Values

Students in Library

Promote Intellectual Curiosity

  • Create and share knowledge
  • Innovate: be open to new ideas; learn from failures and successes
Students Working Together

Engage & Build Community

  • Create a positive, purposeful environment that inspires collective effort
  • Demonstrate concern and understanding for all members of society
Students Walking

Foster Diversity & Inclusion

  • Respect and learn from differences in thought, experience and culture
  • Recognize that inclusion is critical to our success
Students and professor

Expect Excellence

  • Become better: look for opportunities to improve
  • Be fearless: seek out challenges with courage and commitment
Graduate Female Student

Strive for Honor

  • Exhibit honesty, integrity, fairness and personal responsibility
  • Act with compassion and generosity