University Of Texas Permian Basin World Ranking

Last Updated on December 13, 2022 by Omoyeni Adeniyi

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Accreditations

The University of Texas Permian Basin is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. If you have any questions about UT Permian Basin’s accreditation, contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 300333-4097 or call 404-679-4500. 

Programs throughout the University have been accredited by specialized accrediting organizations- 

College of Arts and Sciences 

  • Music – National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) 
  • Visual Arts – National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) 

College of Business 

  • Business Administration – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) 

College of Engineering 

  • Mechanical Engineering – Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 
  • Petroleum Engineering – Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 

College of Education 

  • Educator Certification – The Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 
  • Texas Education Agency – Accountability System for Educator Preparation (TEA)

College of Health Sciences and Human Performance 

  • Social Work – Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 
  • Nursing – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Rankings

  1.  Ranked in the top 30 by U.S. News & World Report for Social Mobility- 2020 
  2. Ranked in the top 50 for Top Public Schools by U.S. News & World Report- 2020
  3. Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report for Highest Paid Petroleum Engineering graduates- 2020
  4. Ranked #3 for fastest growing colleges for Master’s Degrees in the Nation by the Chronicle of Higher Education- 2019
  5. Ranked in top 40 for Best Bang-for-your-buck colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly- 2019
  6. UT Permian Basin College of Engineering ranked #1 by Best Value Schools for Best Engineering Schools in Texas-2021
  7. Ranked in the top 10 for top accredited online Universities in the Nation by Study.com- 2020
  8. Ranked in the top 10 for best online MBA schools in the nation by geteducated.com- 2020
  9. Ranked # 5 for Best Colleges in Texas by Salary- 2021
  10. Ranked in the top 15 for Best Colleges in Texas by greatcollegedeals.net- 2020 

The University of Texas Permian Basin

country rank 1027
world rank 2737

University Overview

Founded in 1969, The University of Texas Permian Basin is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Odessa (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Texas. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, The University of Texas Permian Basin (UT Permian Basin) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. The University of Texas Permian Basin (UT Permian Basin) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 51 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UT Permian Basin also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

NameThe University of Texas Permian Basin
AcronymUT Permian Basin
Founded1969
MottoDisciplina Praesidium Civitatis
Education, the Guardian of Society
ColoursOrange and cream
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University Location

Address4901 E University
Odessa
79762-0001 Texas
United States
Tel+1 (432) 552 2020
Fax+1 (432) 552 3605

Study Areas and Degree Levels

UndergraduatePostgraduate

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities 
Business & Social Sciences 
Language & Cultural 
Medicine & Health 
Engineering 
Science & Technology 

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of The University of Texas Permian Basin for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range

UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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Important: the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix does not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The University of Texas Permian Basin‘s office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority ServingHispanic-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements– Secondary school GPA is required
– Secondary school rank is required
– Secondary school record is required
– Completion of college-preparatory program is required
– Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
– Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
– Admission test scores are required
– Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
– Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office4901 East University Boulevard
Odessa 79762
(432) 552 2605
866 552 8872

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Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the The University of Texas Permian Basin‘s Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious AffiliationNone

Carnegie Classification New

Basic ClassificationMaster’s Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 ClassificationMasters Colleges and Universities I
Size & SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
Undergraduate ProfileFour-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional ProgramBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional ProgramSpecial Focus: Two-Year Institution

Facilities and Services

Library Yes 
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin’s library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 203,083 physical volumes, 583 physical media, 29,996 digital/electronic medium and 268 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
The University of Texas Permian Basin provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,173 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic CounselingYes
Career ServicesYes
Institutional HospitalNot reported

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of The University of Texas Permian Basin for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation 

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET

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Important: the above section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially accredit, charter, license or, more generally, recognize The University of Texas Permian Basin as a whole (Institutional Accreditation or Recognition) or its specific programs/courses (Programmatic Accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Memberships and Affiliations section below. Please report errors and additions taking into consideration the above criteria.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Texas System (UT System)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

The University of Texas Permian Basin
|College of Arts and Sciences School of Business School of Education