The Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering at Texas Tech University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Duane Crawford
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $75

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,584
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 584
Overall acceptance rate 36.9% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 466 verbal
727 quantitative

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA N/A
Average GRE 441 verbal
741 quantitative
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​depts.​ttu.​edu/​coe/​bioengineering/​
(806) 742-3533
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​depts.​ttu.​edu/​che
(806) 742-3553
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​depts.​ttu.​edu/​ceweb
(806) 742-3523
[email protected]
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​ttu.​edu/​
(806) 742-3527
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​depts.​ttu.​edu/​ece
(806) 742-3533
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​depts.​ttu.​edu/​ieweb
(806) 742-3543
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering http:/​/​www.​depts.​ttu.​edu/​ceweb
(806) 742-3523
[email protected]
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​depts.​ttu.​edu/​ieweb
(806) 742-3543
[email protected]
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​me.​ttu.​edu/​
(806) 742-3563
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering http:/​/​www.​depts.​ttu.​edu/​pe
(806) 742-3573
[email protected]
Other engineering programs http:/​/​aln.​coe.​ttu.​edu/​alnweb
(806) 742-3451
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 752
Master’s (full-time) 309
Master’s (part-time) 111
Ph.D. (full-time) 262
Ph.D. (part-time) 70

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 253
Total master’s graduates 209
International master’s graduates 34.0%
Minority master’s graduates 39.2%
Female master’s graduates 21.1%
Total Ph.D. graduates 44
International Ph.D. graduates 15.9%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 45.5%
Female Ph.D. graduates 13.6%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 0 1.2%
Chemical 13 7.2%
Civil 21 9.7%
Computer science 15 14.6%
Electrical 19 25.7%
Engineering management 0 0%
Engineering science and engineering physics 0 0%
Environmental 0 .8%
Industrial / Manufacturing 12 7.7%
Mechanical 22 14.9%
Petroleum 6 6.9%
Other 3 11.3%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 130
Part-time faculty 59
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $26,520,011
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 81

Engineering School Ranking

#93 Best Engineering Schools

(6) Ranking by Specialties

#81 in Chemical
#68 in Civil
#76 in Computer Engineering
#78 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#37 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#81 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 25
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.5
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 2.9
Overall acceptance rate 36.9% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 734
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 2.0:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 44
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $26,520,011
Research expenditures per faculty member $213,871
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 752

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 752

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 571
Minority students 7.7%
International students 69.2%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 181
Minority students 13.3%
International students 39.2%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Becky Wilson
Financial aid phone (806) 742-3681

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $246 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $559 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $246 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $559 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $2,681 per year
Room and board $8,095
Books and supplies $1,200
Miscellaneous expenses $3,890

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 40
Teaching assistants 90
Research assistants 219
Other appointments 48

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