December 13, 2017
Texas Tech University Costa Rica (TTU-CR), the first international campus of this American university, received approval to be included in the accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC) .
SACS-COC is the regional accreditation body for higher education institutions in 11 states of the United States, Latin America and other international venues that award baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees.
"The presence of Texas Tech University in a diverse and industrially rich environment in Costa Rica will provide unique opportunities for students and faculty," said Lawrence Schovanec, president of Texas Tech University. "The approval by SACS-COC is an important and necessary step to continue the expansion of the university and its global presence," he added.