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Study at The University of Texas of The Permian Basin

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, also known as UT Permian Basin or UTPB, is a state university situated in Odessa, Texas, United States. It was established in 1973. The university offers several undergraduate and graduate programs in diverse Course Topics. The university is organized into the following academic schools and colleges:
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
UTPB's athletics department supports several men's and women's sports teams. The college became a NAIA member after participating in the Red River Athletic Conference in 1995. UTPB's sports teams also compete in the Heartland Conference of the NCAA Division II. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Falcons. The Falcons participate in sports such as basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, swimming, volleyball, and others.

Profile of The University of Texas of The Permian BasinU. T. Permian Basin is located in a small city, in Odessa, TX. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at U. T. Permian Basin top out at the Master's degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study mathematics, family and social work, nutrition and exercise therapy, and liberal arts.

U. T. Permian Basin Selectivity

The admissions department at U. T. Permian Basin does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 450 to 530 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 540 or higher on the math SAT.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Enrolment

The school offers classes to 3, 559 students (2, 693 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
U. T. Permian Basin does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in Heartland Conference competitions.

U. T. Permian Basin Tuition and AffordabilityTuition is fairly low at U. T. Permian Basin. U. T. Permian Basin Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts181history, English, Spanish language, humanities, sociology, political science, interdisciplinary studies
Business and Management122business management, accounting, marketing, finance, managerial economics
Family and Social Work80family studies, public administration, social work
Education and Teaching58educational administration, school Counselling, special ed, teacher ed, reading teaching, early childhood education, multilingual Education
Therapy and Counselling52psychology, clinical psychology, experimental psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy43health and physical education, athletic trainer
Science35biology, chemistry, geology, biological and physical sciences
Security and Law Enforcement29criminology, criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and administration
Media15communication studies
Art Studies13art studies
Computer Science and Engineering13computer and info science, information science
Conservation and Resource Management3environmental science
Engineering Technician0industrial tech
Contact: U. T. Permian BasinThe University of Texas of The Permian Basin

4901 E University

Odessa, TX 79762-0001

General Phone: (432) 552-2020


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