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Nursing at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

If you plan to study nursing, take a look at what The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

UT Permian Basin is located in Odessa, Texas and approximately 5,283 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 71 nursing majors received their bachelor's degree from UT Permian Basin.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

UT Permian Basin Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Online Classes Are Available at UT Permian Basin

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

UT Permian Basin does offer online education options in nursing for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

UT Permian Basin Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at UT Permian Basin compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at UT Permian Basin is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 15
Best Value Nursing Schools 154
Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 301
Most Popular Online Nursing Schools 333
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 548
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 557
Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 604
Best Nursing Schools 652
Most Popular Nursing Schools 1,027
Most Focused Nursing Schools 1,306

Earnings of UT Permian Basin Nursing Graduates

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at UT Permian Basin is $52,700. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $61,050 for all nursing students.


Nursing Student Demographics at UT Permian Basin

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

UT Permian Basin Nursing Bachelor’s Program

86% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 71 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in nursing from UT Permian Basin in 2019, 14% were men and 86% were women.

UT Permian Basin Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 35% more racial-ethnic minorities in its nursing bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin with a bachelor's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 32
White 22
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UT Permian Basin also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Nursing

Nursing majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 71

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for TX, the home state for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Registered Nurses 210,350 $72,890
Medical and Health Services Managers 30,010 $105,450
Nurse Practitioners 12,020 $111,060
Nurse Anesthetists 6,140 $158,510
Nursing Instructors and Professors 3,900 $71,780


*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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