Our Community and Texas
Texas ranks first in international exports among the 50 states and trades with 225 countries and territories around the globe. West Texas leads the nation in wind energy production and sits near one of the country's largest oil and gas fields. Lubbock blends rugged independence and Southwestern customs with the benefits of a first class research institution. We have all the amenities of a major city, without the big-city hassles, and with the friendliness and feel of a small town. Lubbock enjoys more sunny days than Hawaii and a cost of living index 11% below the national average. It is the ideal environment to develop skills as an expert in U.S. law. Learn more about our community.