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Texas Tech University is often known as Texas Tech, Tech, or TTU. It is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas, United States. This university’s student enrollment is the sixth-largest in the state of Texas, as of the fall 2014 semester. The university offers degrees in more than 150 courses of study through 13 colleges and hosts 60 research centers and institutes. Texas Tech University has awarded over 200,000 degrees since 1927, including over 40,000 graduates and professional degrees. By enrollment, Texas Tech University is the sixth-largest university in Texas and the largest institution of higher education in the western two-thirds of the state. In the Fall 2011 semester, Texas Tech set a record enrollment with 35,134 students For the 2008/09 enrollment year, most students came from Texas (85.17%), followed by New Mexico, California, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Kansas. Enrollment has continued to increase in recent years, and growth is on track with a plan to have 40,000 students by the year 2020. From 1927 to 2011, the university awarded 173,551 bachelors, 34,541 masters, 5,906 doctoral and 7,092 law degrees.