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Pfluger Fountain at Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas, United States. Established on February 10, 1923, and originally known as Texas Technological College, it is the leading institution of the Texas Tech University System and has the seventh largest student body in the state of Texas. With 1,839 acres (7.44 km2), it has the second largest contiguous campus in the United States and is the only school in Texas to house an undergraduate institution, law school, and medical school at the same location. The university offers degrees in more than 150 courses of study through 13 colleges and hosts 60 research centers and institutes. The Carnegie Foundation classifies Texas Tech as having "high research activity". The Texas Tech Red Raiders are charter members of the Big 12 Conference and compete in Division I for all varsity sports. (more...)

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