From here, it’s possible.


There is no better place to be right now than Texas Tech University. Not since the university was founded in 1923 has there been such opportunity or momentum. Graduate and undergraduate enrollments are at record levels. Total research expenditures continue to increase. Our faculty and students are winning international acclaim. We are recruiting and hiring top-flight faculty in a variety of disciplines. Our goal is simple: become one of the nation's great research universities. We have put a strategic plan in place to guide us on that journey. There is no better time to be at Texas Tech University. From here, it's possible.

  • President’s Message: Texas Tech Striving for Higher Levels of National Excellence

    Under the leadership of President M. Duane Nellis, Texas Tech continues to make strides toward becoming the next national research university. Nellis wants the university to aspire to even higher levels of success: to become more AAU like, and be at the highest level based on the Carnegie Classification of Research Universities.

  • Setting Sights on Academic Excellence, Student Success

    For more than 90 years, Texas Tech University has served as a beacon of excellence in education and research. As the university continues down the path of academic excellence, new provost Lawrence Schovanec talks about his goals. 

  • Aiming to Become the next National Research University.

    Texas Tech has set a course to become a major national research university, as in 2012 it became the first university to qualify for National Research University Funding from the state of Texas. Research expenditures and enrollment are at record levels, and new Vice President for Research Robert V. Duncan talks about his goals.

  • From Here, It’s Possible

    As the university embarks on becoming the state’s next national research university, the opportunities for all could not be greater. See all the possibilities that Texas Tech University has to offer.