Tuition & Fees

$6,851

$19,540

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
8%
500-599
28%
400-499
49%
300-399
15%
600-699
9%
500-599
41%
400-499
44%
300-399
6%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
42%
12-17
39%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
19%
18-23
49%
12-17
30%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
60%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
24

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 975
Declined + 179
Total Received 1,154
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Public

5,164

undergraduate students

773

graduate students

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School Facts

University of Texas of the Permian Basin, founded in 1969, is a public university. Its 600-acre campus is located in Odessa, south of Lubbock.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,937
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Odessa, TX

600-acre, urban campus in Odessa (population: 148,260), 150 miles from Lubbock. Served by bus; air serves Midland. Public transportation serves campus.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
4901 East University Boulevard
Odessa, TX 79762-0001

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
22%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
49%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
54%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
8%
500-599
28%
400-499
49%
300-399
15%
600-699
9%
500-599
41%
400-499
44%
300-399
6%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
42%
12-17
39%
6-11
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
19%
18-23
49%
12-17
30%
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
60%
12-17
23%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline July 15 (priority deadline)
first day of class
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 975
Declined + 179
Total Received 1,154

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Scott Smiley
Director of Admissions
P: 866 552-8872
F: 432 552-3605
admissions@utpb.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,389
Room $6,075
Board $2,974
Additional fees $1,462
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $16,900
Average Financial Aid - $10,440
Total with Avg. Aid $6,460

Financial Aid

66%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,440

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,194,107
State $1,221,104
Institutional $3,598,817
Other external
Total $11,014,028

Non-need-based

Federal $19,952
State
Institutional $1,542,377
Other external $554,450
Total $2,116,779

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Heartland Conference
Mascot
Falcon
School colors
orange, black, and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Applied Arts/Sciences
Art
Athletic Training
Bilingual/English as a Second Language Education
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child/Family Studies
Communication
Computer Science
Counseling Education
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Administration
Criminology
Economics
Educational Leadership
English
Environmental Science
Finance
Geology
History
Humanities
Industrial Technology
Information Systems
Kinesiology
Leadership Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Nursing
Petroleum Engineering
Political Science
Professional Education
Psychology
Public Administration
Reading Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
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Undergraduate

87%

5,164
students

Female
56%
2,887

Male
44%
2,277

Graduate

13%

773
students

Female
63%
484

Male
37%
289

undergraduateFull-time

41%

2,138
students

Female
52%
1,108

Male
48%
1,030

undergraduatePart-time

59%

3,026
students

Female
59%
1,779

Male
41%
1,247

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
31%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 30
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Colombia
Mexico
Nigeria
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

International Student Contact

Scott Smiley
Director of Admissions
432 552-2605
admissions@utpb.edu

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