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University of Texas - Permian Basin
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  • 4 Year
  • ODESSA, TX

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

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UT Permian Basin is a public university located in Odessa, Texas. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,862 undergraduate students. The UT Permian Basin acceptance rate is 88%. Popular majors include Psychology, Business, and Nursing. Graduating 40% of students, UT Permian Basin alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,700.

About

4901 E UNIVERSITY
ODESSA, TX 79762
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Lone Star Conference

University of Texas - Permian Basin Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

UTPB Admissions

Acceptance Rate
88%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1130
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$9,769 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,003 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 49 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 53 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 53 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
12
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
12
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    27%
  • On Campus
    31%
  • Online
    42%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,862 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,485
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
25%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
  • Busy
    42%
  • Vibrant and hard worker
    33%
  • Eager
    22%
  • I am an online student.
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
43%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 60 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 67 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 45 responses
  • Small and Reliable
    47%
  • Growing fast and gaining recognition
    36%
  • Dimand in the rough
    4%
  • Helpful, strong and prepared
    4%
  • Expansive
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Growing too fast
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
40%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 39 responses

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