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

$9,940

$11,214

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
44%
400-499
34%
300-399
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
52%
12-17
29%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 915
Declined 247
Total Received 1,162
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Public

4,347

undergraduate students

936

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 5,283
Established in 1969
Coeducational Coeducational

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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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Midland International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • The American Society for Mechanical Engineers
  • The Student Veteran Association
  • Marketing Experiences
  • The National Society for Leadership and Success
  • Students in Free Enterprise

Top Events

  • Falcon Palooza
  • The Big Party
  • Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
83%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
45%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
700-800
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
44%
400-499
34%
300-399
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
52%
12-17
29%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline July 15

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 915
Declined 247
Total Received 1,162

Admissions Factors

Very Important

class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
application essay
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 36
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Criminology
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
Finance, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Petroleum Engineering
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

5,283

total students

99.97%

in-state

0.03%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

4,347
students

Female
58%
2,523

Male
42%
1,824

18%

936
students

Female
64%
596

Male
36%
340

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

42%

1,862
students

Female
52%
968

Male
48%
894

58%

2,485
students

Female
63%
1,555

Male
37%
930

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 60%
Student 4 year graduation rate 26%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
53%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
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

Not Reported

Transfer students enrolled

-

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 15

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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