4901 E. University Boulevard Odessa, TX 79762-0001 432-552-2605
http://www.utpb.edu admissions@utpb.edu
About University of Texas of the Permian Basin
  • Year of Foundation 1973
  • Size of Campus 580 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,621
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,650 In-state, $12,540 Out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee None
  • Enrollment No. 4,063
Authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1969 as an upper level university offering junior, senior, and graduate level programs, UT Permian Basin achieved four-year status and began offering freshman level classes in September of 1991. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies Sigma Tau Delta (English), American Chemical Society, Psi Chi (Psychology, Phi Alpha Theta (History)
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Ministries, Catholic Student Organization, C-3
  • Other on-campus organizations 22%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Organization, Bilingual Education Student Organization, LULAC Young Adults Council 4798
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 1
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Homecoming Activities, Program Board sponsored performances, bands, comedians and motivational speakers, Hallowe'en Carnival, Falcon Fall Festival, Athletic events (soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball, swimming, track), free hamburger cookouts, Stress
  • Number of students in fraternities 1
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Midland (11), Lubbock (138)
  • Distance to nearest train Alpine (143)
  • Distance to nearest bus Odessa (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 22%
  • Type of housing provided for students apartments for married students (4%), apartment for single students (96%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 58
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 21%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 16%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 78%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities 25,000-plus electronic journals and 100-plus electronic databases in all subject areas; collections through TexShare, a statewide consortium; electronic research collections, e.g. American Film Scripts Online, Early Encounters in America, North American Wo
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 287,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums George and Barbara Bush Home, Presidential Museum and Leadership Library, Stonehenge (100% horizontal scale stone replica), Ellen Noel Art Museum, Behavioral Analysis Center (experimental psychology lab), Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Art Gallery
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 698
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 200
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 100
  • Number Of Microforms 1,219,083
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 32
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,043
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 150
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 66,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 80
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 10%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,000
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No