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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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Third Annual #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday challenges Falcon alumni, friends and community supporters to give to the University – a gift of any size makes a difference. Your gift assists in elevating the national reputation of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. #GivingTuesday will take place on December 2, 2014.

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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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Enrollment Up 8.6%

Fall Enrollment for UT Permian Basin is a record-high 5,565 students. This number represents an 8.6% increase in headcount and a 4.4% increase in Student Course Hours (SCH’s) over the 2013 fall enrollment.

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Mike and Sheila Abusaab invest in UTPB

Mike and Sheila Abusaab with Sonic Drive-ins invest in UTPB. "We believe in education." said Mike Abusaab in a check presentation to David Watts, president of UTPB. The donation is a continuing commitment by the Abusaabs to education and scholarships at UTPB.

Fast Track to Teaching

If you have your bachelor’s degree and a passion for teaching, investigate the online UTPB Fast Track Teacher Certification Program.

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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.

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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.  

  • Saturday, February 28, 2015
  • Saturday, March 28, 2015
  • Saturday, April 25, 2015
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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.