University description (as per official university website)
Welcome to 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 almost 40 years.
To date we have trained more than 10,000 health care professionals, and we meet the health care needs of more than 2.5 million people who live throughout a vast 108-county are 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, infertility and rural health. In addition, our location adjacent to Texas Tech University provides a unique opportunity for advancement of knowledge through scientific collaborations.
Beginning in 1969 as Texas Tech University School of Medicine, today TTUHSC is a six-school university located in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas/Fort Worth, El Paso, Highland Lakes, Lubbock, Midland and Odessa.
The student enrollment at Texas Tech HSC was 2,616 in 2007 (2,322 full-time equivalent).
Undergrads are 29% of enrolled students, graduate students are 43%, and those seeking first-professional graduate degrees represent 28%.
Financial Aid for Spring 2010 may be viewed on MyTech by selecting the Award Overview option under the Financial Aid Information tab. Financial Aid will not appear on the Spring 2010 E-bill. If a studentís total financial aid award is enough to cover 100% of the tuition and fee amount, they will not need to make a payment or set up a payment plan, and their class schedule will not be cancelled on January 12. If the total financial aid amount does not cover the amount of the tuition and fees, the student should set up a payment plan or make payment for the remaining balance. Students who have not completed the loan process to finalize or decline their 2010 Stafford loan award, may do so now on Loans by Web. Funds that are fully accepted are scheduled to begin applying to studentís accounts on January 4, 2010.