A public university belonging to the Big XII Conference, and located in Lubbock, Texas on the southern plains. Enrollment is approximately 24,000 and continually growing. Texas Tech's main rival is Texas A&M. One of the top three public schools in Texas. Commonly referred to as "Tech". The school mascot is "Red Raiders" and colors are scarlet and black.
"Texas Tech is a great school with continually improving academics, and a less uptight atmosphere and liberalism than UT or A&M.