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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is a public institution located in Odessa, Texas. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

$20,717 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
88% Acceptance Rate

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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UT Permian Basin.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value Multilingual Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Multilingual Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Student Counseling Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Value Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#23 Best Value Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Teacher Education Grade Specific Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#36 Most Popular Special Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Most Popular Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is The University of Texas of the Permian Basin?

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Contact details for UT Permian Basin are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4901 E University, Odessa, TX 79762-0001
Phone: 432-552-2020
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GoUTPB
Twitter: https://twitter.com/utpb

How Do I Get Into UT Permian Basin?

You can apply to UT Permian Basin online at: www.utpb.edu/admissions/apply-now!

Admission Requirements for UT Permian Basin

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UT Permian Basin?

88% Acceptance Rate
53% Of Accepted Are Women
69% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 88%, UT Permian Basin is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 89%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Average Test Scores

About 69% of students accepted to UT Permian Basin submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 460 and 570. Math scores were between 460 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin  ( 460 to 570 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin  ( 460 to 540 )
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800
UT Permian Basin received ACT scores from 26% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 14 and 21. Math scores were between 16 and 23. Composite scores were between 16 and 22.

ACT English Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin  ( 14 to 21 )
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ACT Math Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin  ( 16 to 23 )
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ACT Composite Scores for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin  ( 16 to 22 )
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Can I Afford The University of Texas of the Permian Basin?

$20,717 Net Price
40% Take Out Loans
10.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UT Permian Basin is $20,717. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UT Permian Basin, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $7,930 a year. That adds up to $31,720 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UT Permian Basin is 10.4%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,004 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,496 undergraduate students at UT Permian Basin, with 2,004 being full-time and 2,492 being part-time.

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There are also 1,034 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,004 full-time undergraduates at UT Permian Basin, 45% are male and 55% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 49
Black or African American 154
Hispanic or Latino 1,072
White 559
International Students 87
Other Races/Ethnicities 83

Geographic Diversity

Texas students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 47 countries are represented at UT Permian Basin. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Nigeria, and Mexico.

Online Learning at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

2,700 Took All Classes Online
4,811 Took At Least One Class Online
-3.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at UT Permian Basin. In 2019-2020, 4,811 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UT Permian Basin has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 30th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of UT Permian Basin

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was $5,250 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $6,090. The following table shows how UT Permian Basin is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Multilingual Education #1 #1
Bilingual & Multilingual Education #1 #1
Special Education #4 #1
General Special Education #4 #1
Educational Administration #7 #4
General Educational Leadership & Administration #7 #4

Online Affordability Rankings of UT Permian Basin Rankings

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was $5,774 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $6,958. The following table shows how UT Permian Basin is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Multilingual Education #1 #1
Bilingual & Multilingual Education #1 #1
Special Education #4 #4
General Special Education #4 #4
Educational Administration #7 #10
General Educational Leadership & Administration #7 #10

Online Growth Rankings of UT Permian Basin

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was -3.7%. This is the #1,322 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UT Permian Basin regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major TOTAL
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0
Bilingual & Multilingual Education 0
General Special Education 0
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 0
Reading Teacher Education 0
Teacher Education 0
TOTAL 0

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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