Tuition & Fees

$8,201

$11,384

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
51%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
51%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
15%
18-23
31%
12-17
42%
6-11
7%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
43%
12-17
32%
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
48%
12-17
31%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 698
Declined + 148
Total Received 846
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Public

4,744

undergraduate students

1,090

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Psychology
  3. Petroleum Engineering
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Codes

SAT 0448
ACT 4225

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,834
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)

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Odessa, TX

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.

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
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
51%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
51%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
15%
18-23
31%
12-17
42%
6-11
7%
30-36
2%
24-29
23%
18-23
43%
12-17
32%
30-36
3%
24-29
18%
18-23
48%
12-17
31%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
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 Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 698
Declined + 148
Total Received 846

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

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$17,965

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,084
Room $7,200
Board $3,744
Additional fees $2,117
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $20,145
Average Financial Aid - $17,965
Total with Avg. Aid $2,180
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Gary Byers
Interim Director of Financial Aid
byers_g@utpb.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Golf, Non-Tackle Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Scott Farmer (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Heartland Conference, Lone Star 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
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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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

5,834

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

4,744
students

Female
58%
2,754

Male
42%
1,990

19%

1,090
students

Female
63%
688

Male
37%
402

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

14%

711
students

Female
52%
369

Male
48%
342

86%

4,033
students

Female
60%
2,385

Male
40%
1,648

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
40%
Hispanic/Latino
24%
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

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

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

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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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

International Student Contact

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

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