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Midland College / UTPB Direct Connect Program Agreement

Midland College and The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are offering a special transfer opportunity to Midland College students. The "Midland College/UTPB Direct Connect Program" is designed to provide Midland College students with special opportunities for admission, transfer of credit, and degree completion. The following items are the rights and responsibilities for students in the "Midland College/UTPB Direct Connect Program."

The Program is designed to facilitate successful transfer of course work and to encourage completion of an Associate Degree.

Successful Direct Connect Program students can expect special admissions coordination to UTPB. However, UTPB departments may require higher admission requirements. All students must meet requirements as prescribed by the UT System Board of Regents. For admission requirements, see

The Direct Connect Program is open to all currently enrolled and future Midland College students who plan on transferring to UTPB after their sophomore year with a minimum 2.25 GPA.

Students may enter the program at the time of admission or prior to completing their Associate Degree.

Participants will be provided access to UTPB advisors and a special transfer preview program.

Students in the Direct Connect Program are encouraged to complete their freshman and sophomore years at Midland College.