About the Organization
Welcome to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, where a dedication to education, patient care and research has made an impact on the health of West Texas and beyond for more than 50 years. We meet the health care needs of more than 2.75 million people who live throughout a vast 108-county stretching from the Texas Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into Eastern New Mexico.
We have established ourselves as a leader in education and patient care and are building a top-ranked research environment with significant studies under way in areas such as aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases and rural health.
The AAMC has ranked Texas Tech #1 in faculty satisfaction (Promotion & Tenure, Transparency, Women's satisfaction in the workplace)
Top 10% in the U.S. for diversity
TTUHSC Graduating Medical students are in the top 15%
Clinical Research institute available to faculty-Biostatisticians, research nurses
Collaboration with two local hospitals, each with a Children's Hospital
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Our Impact Keeps Growing
TTUHSC educates students, provides patient care and conducts biomedical and clinical research. We graduate the most health care professionals in the state of Texas. Nationally recognized for innovative programs, academic achievement, and our cutting-edge research, we are training the next generation of highly qualified health professionals. To date we have trained more than 28,000 health care professionals who are serving patients and driving medical discovery in tangible, life-changing ways.
About the Community
About Lubbock, TX
Lubbock is a city in, and the county seat of, Lubbock County, Texas. Lubbock is a growing educational, commercial, medical and cultural center with a college-town atmosphere. The metropolitan population in excess of 300K residents of whom 30K+ are Texas Tech students, lives in mild seasonal conditions with an average of 267 days of sunshine per year. Lubbock residents enjoy an easy lifestyle with low housing costs, unique restaurants, bars and boutiques, and a drive of less than 25 minutes to anywhere in the city. Lubbock also has great public and private school systems and over 66 public parks, resulting in a very family- friendly atmosphere.
Known as the Hub City of West Texas, our diverse economy is based on manufacturing, agriculture, wholesale and retail trade services, as well as government, education and health care. Lubbock is the only city in the nation with a comprehensive university, a health sciences center, an agriculture college and a law school in one location, making Texas Tech University the second largest contiguous university campus in the United States.
Cost of Living
The cost of living in the Lubbock area is far below the national average. According to the Council for Community and Economic Research, Lubbocks overall cost of living index is 89.4 percent.
Culture & Attractions
The Hub City has long been recognized as a birthplace for original music, producing greats like Buddy Holly & The Crickets, Waylon Jennings, Mac Davis, Roy Orbison, Tanya Tucker and Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks. Today, Lubbock continues to launch some of the best musical talent and is home to a diverse music scene ranging from Classical and Country & Western to Bluegrass, Tejano and Rock n Roll.