Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Lubbock, TX 79430

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is a public institution in Lubbock, Texas, offering both undergraduate and graduate-level degree programs. Additional campuses are in El Paso, Abilene, Dallas, Amarillo, and the Permian Basin. It is part of the Texas Tech University System along with three other campuses. Texas Tech is a major presence in the Lubbock area. In fact, the university is the largest employer in the city. TTUHSC started as the School of Allied Health Sciences in 1983. It now enrolls over 1,000 students and offers 18 different degree programs, including several nursing programs at the TTUHSC School of Nursing.

The TTUHSC School of Nursing is the only school in West Texas offering a DNP program. Seven CCNE-accredited nursing programs are offered at the school, including undergrad and graduate programs. The undergrad programs include BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN programs. Graduate options include MSN, RN to MSN, DNP, and Ph.D. The MSN programs offer a variety of specialty tracks including Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. With the traditional and accelerated BSN programs, students receive a combination of classroom learning and hands-on training. The hands-on training is provided with access to patient simulators and various hospital settings including local clinics and healthcare facilities.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio5:1
Open Admission-
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN, RN to MSN
  3. DNP, PhD
  4. RN to BSN
  5. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 987
Nursing Administration Master's degree 38
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 129
Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery Master's degree 4
Nursing Education Master's degree 11
Nursing Administration Post-master's certificate 15
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 30

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

South Plains College - Reese Center
7.73 miles away
Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus
92.65 miles away
Odessa College at Andrews
95.69 miles away
West Texas A & M University
95.9 miles away
Midland College
108.73 miles away
Midland College at Midland
108.88 miles away
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
120.33 miles away
Angelo State University
170.2 miles away
Midwestern State University
194.7 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/2004 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
01/19/2013 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
02/01/2010 - 01/19/2013
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2005 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/29/2005 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
01/19/2013 - Current
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
02/01/2010 - 01/19/2013
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/25/2013 - Current

Admissions

No Info Available

Cost (Net Price)

This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergrad students in 2015-2016, therefore net price information is not available.

Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

47%

Recipients

$4,836

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

24%

Recipients

$3,816

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

52%

Recipients

$8,636

Average Amount

Student Population

1,544

Undergrads

3,688

Graduates

3,623

Women

1,609

Men

76%

Full-time

24%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
55%
Hispanic
17%
Asian
15%
Race/ethnicity unknown
7%
Black/African American
6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Two or more races
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

ACE Scholarship Program

Annual awards for residents of Hansford, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, or Roberts counties, Texas who are graduating high school seniors and will be enrolling in a [...]

FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code.  Applicants for [...]

McKesson Scholarships

This scholarship open to all students attending accredited nursing program in selected regions such as Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas [...]

The Marsh Minority Scholarship

Applicant must be a college junior, senior or masters level African-American or Hispanic student majoring in the field of allied health, education, general studies, nursing or sociology at West [...]

The Jack & Rita Allen Endowed Scholarship Fund for Frank Phillips College Allen Campus

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Hansford, Libscomb, Ochiltree or Roberts Counties in Texas, who will attend Frank Phillips College Allen campus (may attend the Borger [...]


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79430
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