Texas Tech University is a public research university enrolling over 28,500 undergraduates. The university, founded in 1923, is located in Lubbock, Texas. Its students can involve themselves in any of the university’s 450 student organizations, including a sizeable Greek scene. The Texas Tech Red Raiders know how to make their mark; with their football and basketball teams competing in Division I of the NCAA. It has a fun and happening campus life, one that definitely knows how to celebrate the holiday season. Its annual event, Carol of Lights, gets you humming along to ‘O Holy Night’, while several campus buildings are lit up for the majority of the holiday season. Notable Texas Tech alumni include astronaut Rick Husband and folk-rock singer John Denver. Texas Tech, with its iconic Will Rogers & Soapsuds statue, has a beautiful campus with a great reputation for academics.