The University of Texas Permian Basin, USA is a public university located in Odessa and Midland, Texas. It was established in 1973. The university has been accredited by the commission on colleges of the southern association of colleges and schools.The university enrolls over 5800 students annually and is home to students from 45 different countries.
The university offers 35 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs. Some of the popular undergraduate programs include accounting, communication, computer science, marketing, management, finance, English, industrial technology, political science, psychology.
Ranked 2nd among the Best four-year colleges by Schools.com in the year 2017.
Ranked 14th among the Best online colleges in Texas by TheBestColleges.org in the year 2017.
Ranked 21st among the Most affordable online colleges offering a bachelor's degree by OnlineU.org for the year 2017.
Ranked 21 for Hispanic graduates in master's programs for the year 2015-16.
Ranked 82nd in Regional Universities West by US News.
Ranked 42nd in Top Public Schools by US News.
Ranked 26th in Best Value Colleges in Texas by Niche.
|Location||Odessa and Midland, Texas|
|Schools and Colleges||5|
|Undergraduate Degree Programs||35|
|Graduate Degree Programs||18|
|Test Scores Accepted||TOEFL/IELTS|
|Language of Instruction||English|
The University of Texas offers 35 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs for international students to study in the USA. Apart from this it also offers some online certificate courses. All these programs are offered via the 5 academic colleges of these universities. These are:
Some of the popular undergraduate programs offered by the university are accounting, art, biology, athletic training, chemical engineering, chemistry, communication, economics, criminology, criminal justice, computer science, electrical engineering, drama, English, finance, health care management, marketing, industrial technology, music, nursing, political science, psychology, public health, and sociology.
Some of the graduate programs offered by the university include accounting, biology, computer science, counseling, criminal justice administration, educational leadership, English, geology, healthcare
The University of Texas is spread across 600 acres of land in Odessa and Midland, Texas. The main campus is located at Odessa. The campus provides all the necessary facilities including good infrastructure required to support quality education. The campus includes Wagner Nöel Performing Arts Center, J. Conrad Dunagan Library, John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute, and Presidential Archives, Stonehenge replica (on campus), 3-mile walking/jogging park around Odessa campus. The campus also displays the childhood home of President George W. Bush.
A major attraction of the university is the largest heated outdoor pool in West Texas. The midland campus includes Center for Energy and Economic Diversification (CEED), Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center, Performance Hall, Rea-Greathouse Recital Hall. The university has around 50 student organizations and hosts various events for its students for their academics and socializing.
The University of Texas does provide an on-campus accommodation facility. There are residence halls and apartments to provide students with quality on-campus residence experience. Some of the common facilities provided there include furnished bedrooms, desks with chairs, closet, internet access and more. The following are some of the housing options available at the University of Texas Permian Basin.
|Category||Housing Options||Semester Rate|
|Freshman||Two-Person Double Occupancy Suite||3,038 USD|
|Freshman||Four-person Suite||3,600 USD|
|Upperclassman||Four-Bedroom Apartment.||3,399 USD|
|Upperclassman||Two-Bedroom Apartment||2,464 USD|
|Family Housing Options||Four-Bedroom Apartment||3,399 USD|
|Family Housing Options||Two-Bedroom Apartment||3,906 USD|
management, MBA, kinesiology, professional education, psychology, Spanish, special education and public administration.
International students who want to study at the University of Texas should follow the below-mentioned application process. It is advised that you check the document requirements and appear for the exams mandatory to study in the US before you apply for the program.
How to apply: Apply through the online portal before six months of enrollment.
Application Fee: Non-refundable application fee of 40 USD is to be paid by the international students.
The estimated budget for international students to study in the US has been mentioned below. The cost is based on 15 hours per semester for undergraduates and 9 hours per semester for graduates.
The living expenses include health insurance of 2,335 USD.
|International Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||21,074 USD|
|International Graduate Tuition & Fees||12, 811 USD|
|Living Expenses||4545 USD|
International students are offered scholarships to study in the US. Scholarships are given to outstanding students who have the potential to perform exceptionally well both inside and outside the classroom. These scholarships can be availed by the students with high needs and who keep with themselves the potential to have a positive impact on the community. Following is the eligibility criteria for availing any scholarship:
The Following are some of the scholarships offered by the University of Texas.
|Scholarship||Scholarship Amount||Scholarship Application||Renewability||Eligibility Criteria|
|Presidential and Presidential Plus Scholarship||28,000 USD to 40,900 USD||Required||Renewable||High school Performance.|
|Freshman Merit Scholarship||12,000 USD||Not Required||Renewable||High school grade point average along with SAT/ACT score|
|Freshman Achievement Scholarship||16,000 USD||Not Required||Renewable||High school grade point average along with SAT/ACT score|
|Freshman Grant Scholarship||6000 USD||Not Required||Renewable||High school grade point average along with SAT/ACT score|
The University of Texas has a well-established network of alumni. As a graduate of the university one also becomes a member of the alumni association. Alumni association consists of graduates and former students representing all eras of the University of Texas Permian Basin. The Falcon alumni network or the FAN has an annual membership fee and offers various benefits to its alumni like The Falcon Newsletter, Decal, Discounts and Sports Exclusives.
|Average Cost of Attendance||$21,074 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||3 : 1|
|University of Texas Permian Basin Enrollment||9148|
|Average Graduation Rate||52.1%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$21,074 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$12,811 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,000 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$10,982 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$3,630 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$10,800 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$3,630 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$3,630 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$3,630 / Year|
|Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Arts Programs||National Association of Schools of Art and Design|
|Music Programs||National Association of Schools of Music|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary