A traditional West Texas town, Lubbock, Texas, is an urban hub in a largely agricultural region. Home to over 200,000 residents, Lubbock has a lot to offer college students. Getting back to nature is easy in this city, with 75 parks in which you can go boating, biking, or hiking when you need a breath of fresh air. On the weekend, relax to the sounds of live music at one of Lubbock's many bars and restaurants in the Depot Entertainment District.
Students hoping to go to school in Lubbock can find several colleges and universities from which to choose. Texas Tech (TTU) is Lubbock's largest university, with an enrollment of nearly 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 2007. Lubbock Christian University's bachelor's and master's degree programs offer academic stimulation in a faith-based learning environment. Several other private colleges round out Lubbock's community of higher education institutions. Find a program that meets your needs and enjoy a Lubbock college experience.