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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
2,688
Total Undergrads
Including 1,045 Part-time
340
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 4 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

61% Women
39% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division II (without football)

Heartland Conference

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

5
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $32,414)
5
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $30,280)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 27 - - -
Basketball 14 14 - -
Soccer 31 25 - -
Softball - 23 - -
Swimming and Diving 22 17 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 9 10 - -
Volleyball - 14 - -

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.5%
Black/non-Hispanic 5.0%
Hispanic 35.1%
Non-resident alien 0.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 6.7%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 50.3%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 15 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 8
Liquor Law Violation 49
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 11
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Melissa from Odessa, TX
  • 5
  • I lived at the dorms for one year and I had a blast! I lived with three other gals and I am still really good friends with two of them…

  • Mar-04-2014 Read More
  • Tanner from Odessa, TX
  • 5
  • Dorms are spacious and come at a low cost considering how nice they are. There are occasional parties but nothing ever during the week or at stressful times.…

  • May-23-2012 Read More
  • Craig from Odessa, TX
  • 5
  • The dorms are one of the reasons that I came to UTPB. In all of the places that I have visited UTPB had the absolute nicest dorms. It is like…

  • Jun-18-2012 Read More
  • Anonymous
  • 4
  • The dorms are very fun to live in, and I enjoy having a kitchen and my own room!…

  • Jul-03-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Ariana from San Antonio, TX
  • Dec-12-2013 I am a current student here

    The food from the SAC (student activities center) isn't always great, but there are a lot more options becoming available each year, which is nice. The SAC is a great place to hang out and get meals throughout the day, but if you are great at cooking your own meals, I would recommend that.

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  • 2
  • Billy from Odessa, TX
  • Jun-28-2013 I am a current student here

    This is probably worst part about the school. They do have cullionary school graduates, and they cook a variety of meals. It just isnt my cup of tea. Very bland but nice in a brand new facilities.

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  • 3
  • Anh from Houston, TX
  • Mar-01-2013 I am a current student here

    Meal plan is a rip off but the housing includes a kitchen and stove so its better to cook one's own food. Sometimes Chart-wells (the schools meal provider) have decent food - especially on holidays. The school also allows students to trade in their meals for Starbucks coffee instead.

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  • 4
  • Sydney from Big Spring, TX
  • Dec-05-2012 I am a current student here

    The food at our Student Activities Center is good, but you can get tired of it. There are good restaurants right outside of the campus.

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  • 4
  • Amanda from EL Paso, TX
  • Jul-05-2012 I am a current student here

    The cafeteria has a mini Starbucks for those who need their coffee. Their food they have meal plans or you can just buy it their breakfast, lunch, diner, which all comes with a dessert and a drink. The staff is kind and outgoing as well. you can either have what they have on the menu or ask for something to be made if they have it.

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  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Jul-03-2012 I am a current student here

    The food service is delicious and affordable. There are tons of choices, and I like the variety.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Sabrina from Pecos, TX
  • Jan-07-2014 I am a current student here

    Even though they don't have exclusive houses for their fraternities/sororities, they still create and participate in the ideal Greek life activities.

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  • 0
  • Sydney from Big Spring, TX
  • Dec-05-2012 I am a current student here

    There are 2 sororities and one fraternity. I am not involved in either, but they are very active around campus and in getting events together.

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  • 0
  • Collie from Odessa, TX
  • Jul-26-2012 I am a current student here

    There is a fraternity on campus. Their name escapes me but I have attended a few of their events, such as their Bachelor Auctions.

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  • 0
  • Anonymous
  • Jul-03-2012 I am a current student here

    There are two sororities and one fraternity.

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