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Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at TTU

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By Gender
MalesB-
FemalesB-
By Major
AccountingB-
Agriculture/HorticultureA-
Animal StudiesF
AnthropologyB+
ArchitectureC
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentB-
Athletics/TrainingB-
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationC-
ChemistryB+
Civil EngineeringB-
CommunicationsB-
Computer ScienceF
EconomicsC-
EducationA+
Electrical EngineeringC
Engineering DepartmentC+
EnglishC-
FinanceA-
Geography and GeosciencesB-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)C
JournalismB
MathC+
Mechanical EngineeringB
NursingC+
OtherB
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceD
Political ScienceC-
PreLaw and LegalA-
PreMed and MedicalA
PsychologyB+
UndecidedA-

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

Texas Tech University
 B-
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B+

University of North Texas
 B
Texas A & M University - College Station
 B-
Harvard University
 B+
Texas State University
 B-
University of Southern California
 B+
Stanford University
 B-
New York University
 A
F
A+

Surrounding City

... I love Texas Tech and the city of Lubbock, its a bit slower paced than Dallas or Houston, but the school itself is very active ...Read full comment
... It's not like other Universities that I've see which have city roads running through them, making you have to cross busy streets just to get to c...Read full comment
... Lubbock is a bigger city anyways, and the nightlife and social scene is really good, definitely a college town through and through ...Read full comment
... Lubbock is a nice city also ...Read full comment
... As far as Lubbock goes, I was born in the DFW area so I had my doubts about moving to a smaller city ...Read full comment
... Most of the people in the city are rednecks, and their accents are very annoying, but at least they seem to be friendly on the most superficial ...Read full comment
... I think Texas Tech University prepares the student for the "real world" and although Lubbock is not the most appealing city in the world, it doe...Read full comment
... The dorms are REALLY nice, but I had some friends who were moving off campus so I decided to go as well, and btw there are TONS of housing option...Read full comment
... The school and the students are great, but it is hard to find things to do in the city ...Read full comment
... Contrary to popular belief, Lubbock really isn't that bad, and its the second largest city in the Big 12 ...Read full comment
... Everywhere you go in Lubbock you see scarlet and black shirts and bumper stickers, it is definitely a city that embraces the university ...Read full comment
... The city of Lubbock is not really such a bad place ...Read full comment
... The city and the school try and cover up the crime rate, but its really bad ...Read full comment
... And on game days, the entire city turns into a big party, and the parking lots fill with over 10,000 people tailgating ...Read full comment
... Lubbock the city: It's what you make of it ...Read full comment
... Lubbock is a small city with a big chain businesses everywhere ...Read full comment
... I have liked most of my assigned projects, and have had the opportunity to work on real projects or ones that have the potential to be selected f...Read full comment
... Lubbock is so stupid they even made it a dry city so you have drive 15 miles to get alcohol just to have any fun ...Read full comment
... Many have a city mindset and rarely associate with others unless in a 'safe' setting like the classroom ...Read full comment
... While Lubbock can take some getting used to, so can Dallas, or Houston, or any other city/town ...Read full comment
... The only downside is that Lubbock is far away from most other cities, though Amarillo is close and the city itself is HUGE, just don't expect to...Read full comment
... Stay far away from this school, the city is garbage also ...Read full comment
... I gave up a great city, solid academics, a diverse and generally intelligent student body ...Read full comment
... In a city such as Austin, you are never short of finding the right friends or the right connections to succeed ...Read full comment
... The town is a college town and being from the 4th largest city in the country(Houston), it was great to have a town of 200,000 people(Lubbock) s...Read full comment
... Lubbock is a good city, but there is not a whole lot that one can do here for extended periods of time ...Read full comment
... While Austin is an amazing fun city, it is hard to concentrate on your school work, and frankly I was tired of being a number and going to a scho...Read full comment
... Lubbock is a nice city also ...Read full comment
... Everywhere you go in this city takes 10 minutes and traffic is 4 people ahead of you at a stop light ...Read full comment
... It has more fast food restaurants per capita (ratio based on population) than any other city IN THE U ...Read full comment
... 2nd Lubbock is a pretty new city so it's growth and planning is great ...Read full comment
... The city has a law to where you can't rent a house with your friends to share expenses ...Read full comment
... The school is incredible, although Lubbock is isolated it has everything you would need, and in a few years time the city will be even more built...Read full comment
... Bottom line: go to ut if you need to be in a big city downtown environment with a bunch of weird liberals; go to tamu if you want to be one of t...Read full comment
... Lubbock is a nice city also ...Read full comment
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