Information courtesy of Texas Tech Athletics
LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech Athletics had every sport easily above the mandated 930 mark in the NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) Institutional Report, while 11-of-15 university programs improved or maintained its multi-year APR from last year.
"Texas Tech Athletics has always been committed to student-athletes' academic achievement," said Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt. "These impressive APR numbers are a testament to the dedication these young men and women have made toward success in the classroom."
Tech made history this year with two athletic programs recognized among the top-10 percent of APR scores that were announced today by the NCAA. Both women's tennis (1000) and women's cross country received a perfect APR score. This achievement marked the seventh-straight year the women's tennis program has earned this recognition.
Additional notable APR scores include: Baseball (988); Men's Golf (976); Lady Raider Basketball (990); Women's Golf (991); and Soccer (990).
APR data for the 2016-17 report is a four-year rolling score that includes APR data from 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17. The 2016-17 single-year data replaces the 2012-13 single-year data for this report. Sport specific APR scores are listed below:
The APR provides a real-time look at a team's academic success each semester by tracking the academic progress of each student-athlete on scholarship. The APR accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation, and provides a measure of each team's academic performance.