Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Lubbock, TX 79430
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students5,453
Student to Faculty Ratio6:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 129 985
Master's degree 2 15
Post-master's certificate 0 1
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 4 20
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.7%

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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

Admission

No Info Available

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$193/credit
In State Students$193/credit
Out of State Students$608/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$243/credit
In State Students$243/credit
Out of State Students$658/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $8,685 $8,685 $27,360
ADN 70 $13,510 $13,510 $42,560
BSN 125 $24,125 $24,125 $76,000
FNP 50 $12,150 $12,150 $32,900
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

No Info Available

Student Population

1,597

Undergrads

3,856

Graduates

3,809

Women

1,644

Men

75%

Full-time

25%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
38%
Race/ethnicity unknown
21%
Hispanic
17%
Asian
13%
Black/African American
7%
Non-resident alien
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Two or more races
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79430
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