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Head Football Coach Named

UTPB President Dr. David Watts announced at a Friday morning press conference that Justin Carrigan has been named the first head football coach in UTPB history.

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Fall 2014 Graduate

When Myriam Luna walked across the stage at UTPB’s Commencement Ceremony on December 13, it was her first visit to Midland/Odessa. The mother of four has finished her sociology major entirely online from her home in Austin. Her perseverance and completion of her bachelor’s degree impressed her mentor, Dr. Joanna Hadjicostandi.

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Military Friendly University

UTPB has been recognized by "Military Advanced Education" as a Top School for 2015. UTPB's Veteran Services provides military veterans with the resources, support and advocacy needed to thrive while pursuing their educational, professional, and vocational goals and to help our veterans transition from military life to academic life successfully.

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UTPB Adds Football for 2016

“I am extremely proud of the way West Texans have stepped up to fund an incredible new chapter in the life of UTPB,” said Kirk Edwards, chairman of the Community Advisory Committee.

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$5000 Online BAAS Degree

$10,000 Four Year Degree

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin now offers a Bachelor of Science degree to qualified, full-time students majoring in Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Information Systems and Mathematics at a cost of $10,000 in tuition and fees for the four-year curriculum. Contact 432-552-2605 for details.

Become a Falcon UTPB The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Falcon Day!

Come take a look at what we have to offer you. Not only will you see a glimpse of college life, you will also gain important information.  

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We believe obtaining a college education is an opportunity of a lifetime, and we are committed to supporting the educational needs of students on this path. We offer a variety of financial assistance to college students who qualify and who are seeking a degree. Funds from a variety of sources assist students in achieving their responsibilities in paying for college.