Resources › For Students and Parents University of Texas of the Permian Basin Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More Share Flipboard Email Print Stonehendge Replica on the UTPB Campus. joevare / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 08, 2017 University of Texas of the Permian Basin Admissions Overview: Admissions at UTPB are not highly competitive; in 2015, the school admitted 84% of those who applied. Students with high test scores and strong grades have a good chance of being admitted. To apply, interested students will need to submit scores from the ACT or SAT, along with an application and official high school transcripts. Admissions Data (2016): University of Texas of the Permian Basin Acceptance Rate: 81%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 420 / 530SAT Math: 430 / 530SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 18 / 22ACT English: 17 / 24ACT Math: 16 / 22What these ACT numbers mean University of Texas of the Permian Basin Description: Established in 1973, the University of Texas of the Permian Basin is located in Odessa, Texas. The school offers around 50 majors, with popular choices including business administration, psychology, education, nursing, english literature, music, and social work. UTPB also offers graduate courses, with options ranging from business, to science, to education degrees. Academics are supported by a 20 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Outside of the classroom, students can join student-run clubs and activities such as dance teams, academics groups, campus media, and intramural sports. In athletics, the UTPB Falcons compete in the NCAA Division II Lone State Conference. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 6,673 (5,755 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 43% Male / 57% Female38% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $5,774 (in-state), $6,958 (out-of-state)Books: $1,000 (why so much?)Room and Board: $10,800Other Expenses: $3,630Total Cost: $21,204 (in-state), $22,388 (out-of-state) University of Texas of the Permian Basin Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 93%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 89%Loans: 28%Average Amount of AidGrants: $7,600Loans: $3,446 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Psychology, Sociology, Family Studies, Communication, English, Nursing, Criminal Justice Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 69%Transfer Out Rate: 35%4-Year Graduation Rate: 21%6-Year Graduation Rate: 34% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Swimming, Track and Field, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Tennis, Cross CountryWomen's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Softball, Basketball, Swimming, Cross Country, Track and Field Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics Interested in the University of Texas of the Permian Basin? 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The University of Texas System is committed to pursue high-quality educational opportunities for the enhancement of the human resources of Texas, the nation, and the world through intellectual and personal growth. he mission of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is to provide quality education to all qualified students in a supportive in-person and online educational environment; to promote excellence in teaching, research, and service; and to serve as a resource for the intellectual, social, economic, technological advancement, and healthcare of the diverse constituency in Texas and the region.