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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is a public institution located in Odessa, Texas. The location of UT Permian Basin is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

71 Undergraduate Degrees
$19,358 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
89% Acceptance Rate

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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UT Permian Basin.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is The University of Texas of the Permian Basin?

Location of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Contact details for UT Permian Basin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4901 E University, Odessa, TX 79762-0001
Phone: 432-552-2020
Website: www.utpb.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GoUTPB
Twitter: https://twitter.com/utpb

How Do I Get Into UT Permian Basin?

You can apply to UT Permian Basin online at: www.utpb.edu/admissions/apply-now!

Admission Requirements for UT Permian Basin

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UT Permian Basin?

89% Acceptance Rate
49% Of Accepted Are Women
70% Submit SAT Scores
UT Permian Basin has the high acceptance rate of 89%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 51% of accepted students are men and 49% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 89%, and the acceptance rate for women is 90%.

Average Test Scores

About 70% of students accepted to UT Permian Basin submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 530. Math scores were between 470 and 590.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin  ( 480 to 530 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin  ( 470 to 590 )
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800
UT Permian Basin received ACT scores from 46% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 22. Math scores were between 17 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 22.

ACT English Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin  ( 15 to 22 )
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ACT Math Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin  ( 17 to 23 )
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ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin  ( 17 to 22 )
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Can I Afford The University of Texas of the Permian Basin?

$19,358 Net Price
40% Take Out Loans
8.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UT Permian Basin is $19,358. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UT Permian Basin, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $5,522 a year. That adds up to $22,088 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Permian Basin is 8.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,862 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,347 undergraduate students at UT Permian Basin, with 1,862 being full-time and 2,485 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UT Permian Basin

There are also 936 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,862 full-time undergraduates at UT Permian Basin, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UT Permian Basin

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UT Permian Basin Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 49
Black or African American 121
Hispanic or Latino 1,007
White 519
International Students 91
Other Races/Ethnicities 75

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 47 countries are represented at UT Permian Basin. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Nigeria, and Mexico.

Online Learning at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

2,879 Took All Classes Online
4,169 Took At Least One Class Online
4.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 12 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at UT Permian Basin. In 2017-2018, 4,169 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UT Permian Basin has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 23rd most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UT Permian Basin

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was 4.8%. This is the #1,166 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UT Permian Basin regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UT Permian Basin majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 15%
Registered Nursing 15%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UT Permian Basin ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UT Permian Basin.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Registered Nursing #299
Nursing #366

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 71 71
TOTAL 71 71

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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