Rawls College of Business

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MS in Data Science
MS in Accounting
MS in Finance

Established in 1920, Texas Tech University (TTU) is the sixth-largest University in the state by enrolment.

Texas Tech's business college was set up in 1942 and renamed the College of Business Administration in 1956. It is now called the Rawls College of Business after alumnus Jerry S. Rawls gifted the college $25 million in 2000.

Rawls College received accreditations for its undergraduate course in 1958, Master’s degree in 1981, and special accounting in 1982 from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

For 2023-2024, U.S. News & World Report ranks Rawls College No. 107 in Best Business Schools and No. 109 in Part-time MBA, nationally. Rawls College’s alumni include Mark Smith (president, Institutional Clients Group, Citi), Jay D. Browning (executive VP, Valero Energy), and Angela Braly (Board member, ExxonMobil), among a long list.

With a comparatively low cost of living and ranking 41st among 228 cities, Lubbock offers a year-round array of exciting events and attractions, including a thriving rock ‘n’ roll scene, vibrant arts community, and diverse culinary options. Lubbock is nicknamed “Hub City” for being the economic, healthcare, and educational hub of the region.

What can you study at the Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business?

The college is well-known for its accredited MS courses, especially in Accounting. You can choose your preferred subject from the courses listed below:

  • MS in Data Science
  • MS in Accounting
  • MS in Finance

Getting into the Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business

The acceptance rate stands at 81%. For getting admitted to the University, you should be doing well academically at your current school, with a solid record in previous schools as well. Gather all your academic performance records, mention all academic achievements when drafting the statement of objectives (SOP), and highlight any scholastic competitions you have won or participated in, including accolades, if any.


  • Note that some departments have specific deadlines
  • Applicants must have completed a Bachelor's degree
  • Check beforehand the list of documents/credentials you need to submit as they differ between countries

Admission criteria and specifics

  • Application fee: $75
  • Average UG GPA: 3.7
  • CV/Resume: May be required for selective courses
  • Statement of objectives: Required
  • Recommendations: May be required for selective courses
  • GRE test: NA
  • Transcripts: Required
  • Affidavit of financial support: NA
  • Language eligibility test: If you are not a graduate of a US university, or from one of the English-proficiency-exempt countries (as per TTU), you need to take any one of these English proficiency tests -
  • TOEFL iBT: 79 minimum
  • TOEFL Essentials: 8.5 minimum
  • IELTS Academic: 6.5
  • Duolingo: 100
  • PTE Academic: 60
  • CPE: 180 minimum
  • CAE: 175 minimum

Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business fees for international students

Estimated cost of attendance (for 2022-23 academic year)

  • Tuition fee for business courses: $21,534
  • Living expenses: $13,895
  • Health insurance: $3,139
  • Total Annual Cost of Admission: $38,570

Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business scholarships to international students

Organisations outside of TTU offer several external fellowships and grants to graduate and postdoctoral international students. These include state and federal agencies, private foundations, non-profits, and international organisations.

The fellowships range from one-time awards to multi-year funding for living expenses, educational fees, conference travel, and research opportunities.

You can check the scholarships page for detailed information on scholarships.

Lubbock, TX campus


Lubbock, TX

City Population



Great Plains, Southern US


Cool semi-arid; summers are hot and windy with an average high of 32.2°C/90°F, while winters are mildly sunny with an average low of −1.6°C/29°F

Nearest Airport

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport

Time Zone

CST from November-March (GMT-6); CDT from March to November (GMT-5)

Fast facts about the Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business

Public University

  • University enrolment numbers: 40,666
  • Living alumni: 56,000+
  • Graduation rate: 54%
  • Graduate students: 859
  • International students: 2,662+
  • Business grad student enrolment: 243
  • Countries represented: 39
  • Top countries represented: India, China, Bangladesh, Nepal

Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business Job Placement

Rawls College has got your back throughout the recruiting process. The team at Rawls is all about giving you:

  • Personalised career coaching
  • Reviewing your professional documents, preparing you for interviews
  • Latching you with networking opportunities with global employers

Further, the Networking & Recruiting events held each spring and fall at the campus help students interact with potential employers. These three important career events should not be missed:

  • Meet the Firms
  • Meet the Industry
  • Fall & Spring Career Fairs

These events have been extremely successful to rank Rawls College 9th nationally in workforce preparation for graduates. The employment data vouch for this:

  • MS Accounting: 98.9%
  • MS Finance: 95.1%
  • MS Data Science: 87.5%
  • STEM MBA: 83.1%

Rawls offers students the necessary professional knowledge and career-building tools through insightful workshops. Some other facts worth checking out:

  • 11,000+ jobs and internships have been posted on Rawls’ Handshake platform Average annual salary

  • MS Accounting: $57,419

  • MS Finance: $59,618

  • MS Data Science: $83,033

  • STEM MBA: $64,910

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Last updated: 30 Nov 2023

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