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

By | April 29, 2018

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