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Texas Tech University

Department of History

Lubbock, TX

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Overview

Texas Tech University / Department of History is located in Lubbock, TX.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
21%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline September 1st June 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, 3 letters of reference, writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Statement of purpose, 3 letters of reference, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

71
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.86%
Black or African American 1.41%
White or Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.41%
Asian 1.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.41%
Two or more races 1.41%
Unknown 1.41%

Gender

Male (57%)
Female (42%)

Faculty

37
Total faculty
Full-time - 31
Part-time - 6
Male (26)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International politics and political culture; U.S. in global context; Texas, borderlands, and the West; race and national identity; gender and sexuality
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,272

Location & Contact

Address Box 41013
Lubbock, TX  79409
United States
Contact Dr. Sean P. Cunningham
Chair
Email: sean.cunningham@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-742-3744
Fax: 806-742-1060