The University of Texas Permian Basin

Odessa, TX

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 3,443
Graduate Enrollment: 1,285
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, small, primarily residential // higher part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 64.69%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 46.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 22.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2016)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,034
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 920 - 1140

2022 Median Admit ACT: 20
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 17 - 23

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 59.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 31.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 19.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 12.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 46.2%
Black: 7.6%
Hispanic: 33.9%
Asian: 2.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 2.2%
Non-resident alien: 3.1%
Unknown race: 4.3%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $20,947
In-State tuition: $8,806
Out-of-State tuition: $21,460

Estimated books and supplies: $1,684 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,414 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,740 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $11,414 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,740 (2022)

Average Family Income: $59,521 (2017)
Median Family Income: $34,856 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 36.5%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 36.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $17,750 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $188 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $3,450
$30k-48k $3,836
$48k-75k $7,596
$75k-110k $12,724
$110k+ $15,519

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 25%
6-year graduation rate: 42%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.2% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $17,750 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $12,285 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $12,750 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 67.2% (2015)
@3 year 73.2% (2017)
@5 year 76.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 48.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 52.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $49,359 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $52,195 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 1
Master's Degree Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 23
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 59 $209 $69,365 ($5,780)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 74 $196 $52,138 ($4,345)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 4
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 6
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 6
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 33 $18,750 $151 $88,618 ($7,385)
Bachelor's Degree Petroleum Engineering. 51 $24,500 $99,979 ($8,332)
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 18
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 39 $50,003 ($4,167)
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 26 $40,903 ($3,409)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 11
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 7
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 9
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 24
Master's Degree Biology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 7
Master's Degree Mathematics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 55 $17,750 $126 $48,204 ($4,017)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 41 $50,300 ($4,192)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 7
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 16 $60,021 ($5,002)
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 19
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 148 $21,731 $186 $50,137 ($4,178)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 13
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 49 $22,852 $186 $46,349 ($3,862) $45,950 ($3,829)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 17
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 3
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 6
Master's Degree Public Administration. 16
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 12
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 24
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 6
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 21 $45,701 ($3,808)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 10
Bachelor's Degree Music. 2
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 4
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 71 $13,954
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 89 $23,875 $227 $61,973 ($5,164)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 116 $219
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 65 $17,000 $62,669 ($5,222)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 16
Bachelor's Degree History. 9
Master's Degree History. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $73,629
Full time faculty: 47%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 13.0

School's endowment start of year: $52,885,445 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $70,284,307 (2022)