University of Texas of the Permian Basin

4901 E University Blvd, Odessa, United States
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Overview of University of Texas of the Permian Basin

About this school

U Texas of the Permian Basin, founded in 1969, is a public university. Its 600-acre campus is located in Odessa, south of Lubbock.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,065
    • Men:2,600 (42.9%)
    • Women:3,465 (57.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Texas of the Permian Basin is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
4
-
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
4
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
4901 East University Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Odessa, TX  79762-0001
Phone
(432) 552-2605
Fax
(432) 552-2109
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 26
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
82% of 940 applicants were admitted
Women
80% of 468 applicants were admitted
Men
83% of 472 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
588 (77%) of 768 admitted students enrolled
Women
273 (73%) of 375 admitted students enrolled
Men
315 (80%) of 393 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
512 average |470-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
18%
• Score 500 - 600
46%
• Score 400 - 500
32%
• Score 300 - 400
3%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
481 average
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |18-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
16%
• Score 18 - 23
58%
• Score 12 - 17
25%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,124|Out-of-state: $8,274
  • Room & Board: - $10,944 (70.27096442789264%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (6.420958006934635%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,630 (23.308077565172724%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Texas of the Permian Basin accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 009930
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
366 (81.5%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
290 (79.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
280 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
67 (23.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$9,562
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 262 (93.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,750
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 257 (91.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,933
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 180 (64.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
212 (47.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,423

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,117 (84.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,791 (84.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,730 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
303 (17.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$8,486
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,524 (88.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,142
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,635 (94.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,076
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 696 (40.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
502 (19.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,489

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
26%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$19,578
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


116

Part-Time Faculty


174

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


27%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 5% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 27% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 16% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 10% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 12% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 40% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 57% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,428,471

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
511
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Texas of the Permian Basin provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


65.9%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


23.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


37%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


43.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (32)


  • Accounting
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communication, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Criminology
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Engineering

Online Degrees


Business administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy

Master's Programs of Study (23)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Psychology
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English
  • English as a Second Language
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Geology
  • History
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Spanish
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


106,102

Nearest Metropolitan Area


600 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
28.5 average low in January, 93.4 average high in September
Rain
52 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
10 mile(s) from campus in Midland
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Odessa
Nearest Train Station
138 mile(s) from campus in Alpine

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


19% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


81%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Falcon
School Colors
Orange, black, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, cross-country running, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Texas of the Permian Basin offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, the american society for mechanical engineers, the student veteran association, marketing experiences, the national society for leadership and success, students in free enterprise

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,192

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,065
Women
3,465
Men
2,600

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.8% Asian
  • 5.4% Black/African-American
  • 47.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 38.5% White
  • 3.3% Unknown

International Students


1.8% from 36 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


957

Student Resources

Study resources