The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, TX

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Odessa, TX

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Tuition & Fees

$4,837

$9,744

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
460
75th
540
25th
460
75th
21
25th
14
75th
23
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,221
Declined 168
Total Received 1,389
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Public

7,278

undergraduate students

1,389

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,667
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational

600-acre, urban campus in Odessa (population: 116,861), 150 miles from Lubbock. Served by bus; major airport serves Midland (17 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
48%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
23%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
570
25th
460
75th
540
25th
460
75th
21
25th
14
75th
23
25th
16
75th
22
25th
16

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 15
Application deadline (final deadline) first day of class
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Considered if submitted SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,221
Declined 168
Total Received 1,389

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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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

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

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 432 552-2620
F: 432 552-2621
finaid@utpb.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, golf, non-tackle football, racquetball, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Heartland Conference, Lone Star Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Criminology.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Finance, General.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Technology/Technician.
Information Science/Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Petroleum Engineering.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Reading Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Psychology
  3. Petroleum Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

8,667

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

7,278
students

Female
62%
4,488

Male
38%
2,790

16%

1,389
students

Female
66%
910

Male
34%
479

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

37%

2,676
students

Female
54%
1,457

Male
46%
1,219

63%

4,602
students

Female
66%
3,031

Male
34%
1,571

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
47%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Mexico
Nepal
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes

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