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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Also known as UT Permian Basin

4901 E University, Odessa, TX

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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, a public institution, offers an assortment of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Odessa, TX, the campus offers an urban setting for students to study in. Nearly four thousand students enroll at UT Permian Basin per year.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Family And Consumer Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit school transcripts, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Students may provide either the ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admissions at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. A score in a range of 890 - 1120 on the SAT, or 19 - 24 for the ACT is usually submitted among admitted students. Approximately 80 percent of all students that applied were admitted at this school, with 53 percent of those admitted choosing to attend.  More information on admissions can be found at ss.utpb.edu.

The tuition at UT Permian Basin varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay around $5,600 per year and out-of-state residents are charged $14,000 per year. On-campus housing is available for students, and generally costs around $4,600 annually. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin offers a variety of athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Soccer (NCAA Division II)
  • Softball (NCAA Division II)

Students should visit the school's portal today at utpb.edu to see additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates UT Permian Basin accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has a total student population of about 6,100. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 8% enrolling as graduate students and 86% as undergraduate students.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $9,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State Tuition: $4,000-$4,800
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $4,900-$5,843
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $170-$200 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $200-$240 per credit unit
  • Some programs may have tuition rates locked at the first year rate for up to five years.

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships91%$7,282
Receiving Student Loans21%$4,064
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation
  • Day care

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is around 27%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years13%
Graduating in 5 Years9%
Graduating in 6 Years5%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Art and Design Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation (since 2007)
  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 2014)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2007)

Intercollegiate Athletics

UT Permian Basin is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Heartland Conference)
  • Basketball (Heartland Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by The University of Texas of the Permian Basin by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    84.49%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    95%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    20:1

    DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
    34

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $4,465