University of Texas of the Permian Basin Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

Stonehendge Replica on the UTPB Campus
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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%

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% Female
  • 38% 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: $10,800
  • Other Expenses: $3,630
  • Total 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 Aid
      • Grants: 89%
      • Loans: 28%
    • Average Amount of Aid
      • Grants: $7,600
      • Loans: $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 Country
    • Women's Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Softball, Basketball, Swimming, Cross Country, Track and Field

    Data Source:

    National Center for Educational Statistics

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    University of Texas of the Permian Basin Mission Statement

    mission statement from http://www.utpb.edu/about/mission-statement

    The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is a general academic university of The University of Texas System.  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.

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