Lubbock has a population of 198,000 and is the Hub City of the South Plains region of West Texas. The City and University offer numerous cultural, educational and recreational opportunities without "big city" hassles. The proximity to the main campus offers easy access to shared facilities such as the Student Recreational and Aquatic Centers. The climate is typical of the desert Southwest with mild winters and dry warm summers.
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