Lubbock, TX Colleges

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Lubbock (pron.: /?l?b?k/) is a city in and the county seat of Lubbock County, Texas, United States. The city is located in the northwestern part of the state, a region known historically as the Llano Estacado, and is home to three universities: Lubbock Christian University, Texas Tech University, and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. According to a 2011 Census estimate, Lubbock had a population of 233,740, making it the 83rd most populous city in the United States of America and the 11th most populous city in the state of Texas. The city is the economic center of the Lubbock metropolitan area, which had an estimated 2011 population of 290,002.

Lubbock's nickname is the "Hub City", which derives from it being the economic, education, and health care hub of a multicounty region commonly called the South Plains. The area is the largest contiguous cotton-growing region in the world and is heavily dependent on irrigation water drawn from the Ogallala Aquifer. Lubbock was selected as the 12th best place to start a small business by CNNMoney.com. They mentioned the community's traditional business atmosphere, less expensive rent for commercial space, and its central location and cooperative form of city government. Lubbock High School has been recognized for three consecutive years by Newsweek as one of the top high schools in the United States. Lubbock High School is home to the only international baccalaureate (IB) program in the region. The IB program is one of the criteria examined by Newsweek in formulating their list of top high schools.

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Schools in and around Lubbock, TX

Name
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Four or more years; Public; $14,973 average out-state tuition; $5,270 average in-state tuition
Texas Tech University
Four or more years; Public; $12,211 average out-state tuition; $4,699 average in-state tuition
Lubbock Christian University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $15,500 average out-state tuition; $15,500 average in-state tuition
Lubbock Hair Academy
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Covenant School of Nursing and Allied Health
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit; $4,300 average out-state tuition; $4,300 average in-state tuition
Kaplan College-Lubbock
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit
American Commercial College-Lubbock
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit

Lubbock, TX Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
Hot Sauce Depot Texas Scholars Program $500 November 30, 2016
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016