Texas Tech University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Texas Tech University ranks better than 74% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Texas Tech University ranks better than only 51% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Texas Tech University

We calculated a salary score for each of Texas Tech University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Texas Tech University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for TTU Bachelor's Degrees

TTU ranks higher than 74% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 53% $20,000 $49,270 53%
Agricultural Business and Management 84% $21,500 $50,856 84%
Agricultural Public Services 73% $11,750 $41,565 73%
Agriculture, General 71% $22,500 $40,017 71%
Animal Sciences 73% $19,155 $33,281 73%
Anthropology 93% $21,500 $33,993 93%
Architecture 2% $23,250 $31,854 2%
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 16% $25,000 $26,353 16%
Biology, General 42% $23,000 $27,907 42%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 78% $20,500 $49,772 78%
Business/Commerce, General 96% $26,000 $61,814 96%
Chemical Engineering 58% $25,942 $68,592 58%
Chemistry 22% $24,250 $32,708 22%
Civil Engineering 70% $25,000 $64,055 70%
Communication and Media Studies 83% $26,000 $39,523 83%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 83% $26,000 $73,562 83%
Computer Engineering 50% $29,000 $71,486 50%
Construction Engineering 55% $25,486 $71,015 55%
Design and Applied Arts 78% Not Reported $41,193 78%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 67% $20,740 $25,194 67%
Economics 38% $25,750 $45,500 38%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 76% $27,027 $76,460 76%
English Language and Literature, General 75% $26,000 $33,281 75%
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 98% $28,750 $52,107 98%
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General 76% $23,500 $33,281 76%
Finance and Financial Management Services 70% $21,250 $55,892 70%
Fine and Studio Arts 91% $26,000 $33,192 91%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 73% Not Reported $35,701 73%
Geography and Cartography 57% $26,000 $37,568 57%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 99% $26,522 $52,107 99%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 91% $22,500 $36,506 91%
History 84% $24,799 $37,568 84%
Hospitality Administration/Management 90% $20,500 $45,636 90%
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services 87% $23,250 $34,888 87%
Industrial Engineering 29% $27,000 $63,501 29%
Information Science/Studies 82% $23,250 $63,430 82%
Interior Architecture 77% $26,000 $47,260 77%
International Business 68% Not Reported $50,856 68%
International/Global Studies 28% $20,200 $27,048 28%
Journalism 55% $18,750 $33,281 55%
Landscape Architecture 82% Not Reported $50,856 82%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 64% $25,000 $35,374 64%
Marketing 87% $20,786 $49,905 87%
Mathematics 35% $24,080 $41,565 35%
Mechanical Engineering 82% $25,500 $71,127 82%
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology 13% $25,442 $26,739 13%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 81% $18,000 $44,356 81%
Music 98% $26,250 $42,682 98%
Natural Resources Conservation and Research 61% $22,000 $35,060 61%
Nutrition Sciences 96% $22,500 $40,896 96%
Petroleum Engineering 91% $27,654 $89,968 91%
Philosophy 36% $21,000 $27,295 36%
Political Science and Government 65% $24,399 $37,928 65%
Psychology, General 54% $21,500 $30,409 54%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 68% $22,500 $40,526 68%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 38% $22,090 $29,250 38%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 75% $21,500 $34,420 75%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 39% $27,000 $30,771 39%
Science, Technology and Society 91% $28,250 $62,260 91%
Social Work 50% $23,800 $32,213 50%
Sociology 51% $23,500 $32,711 51%
Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations 39% $25,000 $35,416 39%

Salary Scores for TTU Master's Degrees

TTU ranks higher than 53% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 60% $18,756 $62,740 60%
Architecture 34% $32,628 $52,107 34%
Biological and Physical Sciences 20% Not Reported $38,289 20%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 74% $36,979 $84,653 74%
Civil Engineering 10% Not Reported $63,749 10%
Communication and Media Studies 20% $20,500 $38,529 20%
Curriculum and Instruction 17% $38,686 $42,123 17%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 70% Not Reported $38,829 70%
Educational Administration and Supervision 39% $34,261 $52,607 39%
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research 13% Not Reported $37,424 13%
Educational/Instructional Media Design 53% Not Reported $55,512 53%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 22% Not Reported $82,440 22%
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering 27% Not Reported $63,005 27%
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Studies 87% $26,500 $58,221 87%
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services 70% Not Reported $52,107 70%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 25% $34,928 $37,980 25%
Hospitality Administration/Management 55% Not Reported $52,107 55%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 35% $35,067 $46,673 35%
Museology/Museum Studies 21% Not Reported $32,119 21%
Music 66% Not Reported $37,208 66%
Nutrition Sciences 31% $23,312 $45,696 31%
Public Administration 23% Not Reported $46,087 23%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 96% Not Reported $54,713 96%
Security Science and Technology 44% Not Reported $54,661 44%
Special Education and Teaching 54% $26,885 $50,910 54%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 30% $48,774 $41,193 30%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 61% $25,228 $52,107 61%
Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management 76% Not Reported $47,200 76%

Salary Scores for TTU Doctoral Degrees

TTU ranks higher than 50% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 19% $47,424 $57,318 19%
Curriculum and Instruction 32% $68,971 $64,493 32%
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research 76% $69,328 $85,760 76%
English Language and Literature, General 26% Not Reported $47,846 26%
Law 51% $73,000 $69,732 51%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 92% Not Reported $74,576 92%
Music 23% Not Reported $33,993 23%

Texas Tech University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Red raider 2/21/2020

Texas Tech is an amazing institution. It has word renowned faculty teaching some of the brightest students in the nation. It has generous scholarships, quality coursework and a tight-knit Red Raider community. Between the Honors College, Rawls College of Business and the Whitacre College of Engineering, Texas Tech offers some of the best programs taught by some of the most caring faculty. Guns up!

Anonymous 1/16/2020

I've never left a review before, but this school has left such a bad impression on me just through the application process. If your admissions counselors and team don't have it together, I can only assume the rest of the school is a mess. Everything has been messed up from the get-go with my application for admission. Information entered incorrectly such as attending on-campus rather than being a distance student, among others. Then, I had to resend all of my transcripts twice (and pay twice), only for them... Read More