Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, also known as TTUHSC, is a state university located in Texas, United States. It was established in the year 1969. The institution has campuses in Lubbock, Amarillo, Dallas, El PasoMarble Fall, Abilene, and Odessa. The university awards several degrees and programs in diverse fields of study. TTUHSC is divided into the following academic schools:

  • Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
  • School of Allied Health Sciences
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Pharmacy

TTUHSC has an active student life. It is home to several clubs and organizations including the American Medical Students Association, Athletic Training Student Association, American MedicalAssociation/Texas Medical Association, and Alpha Eta, among others.

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Contacting Texas Tech HSC

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street, Room 3B305A
Lubbock , TX 79430-8305

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Texas Tech HSC Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine427registered nursing, nursing administration, nurse practitioner, various nursing
Medicine224medicine, pharmacy, pharmaceutics and drug design
Medical Support and Technology146health service and sciences, audiology, audiology and speech pathology, physician assistant, clinical lab tech
Therapy and Counseling101communication disorders, physical therapy
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy66athletic trainer, occupational therapy, vocational counseling
Science29molecular biology, bacteriology, physiology, neuropharmacology, biotechnology
Medical Administration17health care administration

Number of programs and degrees for Texas Tech HSC in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree23715
Doctor's degree737
Bachelor's degree4795
First-professional degree2212
Post-master's certificate01

Texas Tech HSC Student Body

In 2007-2008, Texas Tech HSC had a total enrollment of 2,616 students (1,900 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 30%
Graduate 39%
First Professional 32%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 6%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 9%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 5%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 8%
22-24 32%
25-29 32%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Texas Tech HSC Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lubbock, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Texas Tech HSC Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Texas Tech HSC Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
Texas Tech HSC participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1067400)

Texas Tech HSC Faculty

Texas Tech HSC has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track3526
Non-tenured and not on tenure track300285

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year15$143,04714$134,751
Associate professorcalendar year30$97,97321$100,130
Assistant professorcalendar year30$84,74979$80,908
Instructorcalendar year2*27$68,015
No academic rankcalendar year5$45,00524$41,987
All faculty totalcalendar year82$97,907165$80,152

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Texas Tech HSC Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Audiology/Audiologist and Hearing Sciences
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Physician Assistant

Medicine (MD)
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design (MS, PhD)
Pharmacy (PharmD [USA], PharmD or BS/BPharm [Canada])

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Administration (MSN, MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Molecular Biology
Physiology, General

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders, General
Physical Therapy/Therapist

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Texas Tech HSC Highlights

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What Sets Texas Tech HSC Apart:

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