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IPEDS ID: 229018
OPE ID: 00993000
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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
4901 E University, Odessa, Texas 79762-0001
General information:  (432) 552-2020
Website:  www.utpb.edu
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  6,077 (5,233 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  20 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty126152
Instructional126126
Research and public service026
Total graduate assistants-28
Instructional-2
Research-26
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
Tuition and fees
In-state$5,250$5,250$5,250$5,2500.0%
Out-of-state$13,674$13,674$13,938$6,090-56.3%
Books and supplies$915$915$915$1,0009.3%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$7,616$7,978$7,978$8,90411.6%
Other$2,606$2,606$2,606$2,6060.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$4,738$4,918$4,918$7,35549.6%
Other$3,563$3,563$3,563$3,5630.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,421$3,421$3,421$3,4210.0%
Total Expenses2012-20132013-20142014-20152015-2016% change 2014-2015 to 2015-2016
In-state
On Campus$16,387$16,749$16,749$17,7606.0%
Off Campus$14,466$14,646$14,646$17,16817.2%
Off Campus with Family$9,586$9,586$9,586$9,6710.9%
Out-of-state
On Campus$24,811$25,173$25,437$18,600-26.9%
Off Campus$22,890$23,070$23,334$18,008-22.8%
Off Campus with Family$18,010$18,010$18,274$10,511-42.5%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
In-state tuition$4,029
In-state fees$1,221
Out-of-state tuition$4,869
Out-of-state fees$1,221
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee planX
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid138995%————
Grant or scholarship aid37191%$2,701,776$7,282
Federal grants14134%$612,276$4,342
Pell grants14134%$604,920$4,290
Other federal grants72%$7,356$1,051
State/local government grant or scholarships12932%$581,550$4,508
Institutional grants or scholarships36088%$1,507,950$4,189
Student loan aid8621%$349,520$4,064
Federal student loans7619%$272,606$3,587
Other student loans123%$76,914$6,410
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid12,47053%$11,028,443$4,465
Pell grants1,07823%$4,240,095$3,933
Federal student loans98921%$5,690,484$5,754
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2012-20132013-20142014-2015
Average net price$8,893$8,245$8,984
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2012-20132013-20142014-2015
$0 – $30,000$5,866$4,514$3,348
$30,001 – $48,000$5,466$4,779$3,667
$48,001 – $75,000$9,956$6,995$5,896
$75,001 – $110,000$10,312$10,867$10,241
$110,001 and more$12,240$11,692$10,660
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment6,077
Undergraduate enrollment5,233
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment542
Graduate enrollment844
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 41%
Part-time: 59%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 44%
Female: 56%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 6%
Hispanic/Latino: 40%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 40%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 75%
25 and over: 25%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 96%
Out-of-state: 3%
Foreign countries: 1%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 23%
Part-time: 77%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 47%
Enrolled in some distance education: 21%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 32%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 45%
Enrolled in some distance education: 16%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 39%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2015
TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,154606548
Percent admitted84%84%85%
Percent admitted who enrolled52%55%49%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2015 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
SAT29258%
ACT18136%
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading420530
SAT Math460540
ACT Composite1822
ACT English1723
ACT Math1622
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 71%
Part-time students: 50%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Returned in Fall 2015
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 22 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2015.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 40%
Transfer-out rate: 37%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 13%
6-year: 27%
8-year: 30%
[Began in Fall 2009]
4-year: 22%
6-year: 40%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2007 or Fall 2009
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 35%
Female: 44%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 50%
Black or African American: 36%
Hispanic/Latino: 41%
White: 38%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2009 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General251-
Category total251-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting5011-
Business Administration and Management, General75d25d-
Business/Managerial Economics4--
Finance, General18--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General21--
Category total168d36d-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General24d--
Category total24d--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General173-
Information Science/Studies1--
Category total183-
Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education-17d-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-7-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-35d-
Reading Teacher Education-5-
Special Education and Teaching, General-67d17
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels-2-
Category total-133d17
Engineering
Mechanical Engineering16--
Petroleum Engineering22--
Category total38--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Industrial Technology/Technician13d--
Category total13d--
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General16d3d-
Category total16d3d-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Human Development and Family Studies, General36d--
Category total36d--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature132-
Category total132-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer0--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse16d--
Category total16d--
History
History, General203-
Category total203-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration-1-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies7d--
Category total7d1-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies14d--
Category total14d--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General74-
Category total74-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other68d--
Category total68d--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science473d-
Category total473d-
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General6--
Geology/Earth Science, General726-
Category total1326-
Psychology
Psychology, General75d14-
Category total75d14-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration-9-
Social Work9--
Category total99-
Social Sciences
Criminology20--
Political Science and Government, General5--
Sociology34d--
Category total59d--
Visual and Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General9--
Music, General1--
Category total10--
Grand total69623817
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 117
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 17
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 2
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 4
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $4,669
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $2,407
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $947
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 57%
Part-time students: 0%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
2014-2015 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division II (without football) MenWomen
Baseball46
Basketball2017
Soccer3527
Softball18
Swimming2113
Tennis1817
Track and Field, X-Country1111
Volleyball15
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges1/1/1975 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)7/1/2007 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)7/1/2014 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools10/19/2007 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession002
Drug law violations7134
Liquor law violations122815
  • For 2013, Line a. was changed from 7 to 0 due to a data entry error. . For 2013 line b was changed from 21 to 13 due to a data entry error. For 2013 line c was changed from 8 to 28 due to a data entry error.
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations163
Liquor law violations122715
  • For 2013, Line c. was changed from 28 to 27 because only 27 violations occurred in the On Campus Student Housing Facility. (28 occurred On Campus)
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible01
Rape1
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault020
Burglary141
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • For 2013 line i was changed from 4 to 0 because the person that submitted this report last year included the 4 burglary stats under robbery.
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible01
Rape1
Fondling0
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery000
Aggravated assault020
Burglary141
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate8.1%11.5%13.6%
Number in default649496
Number in repayment786815703
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)