Graduate

Accreditations

The University of Texas Permian Basin is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. If you have any questions about UT Permian Basin’s accreditation, contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 300333-4097 or call 404-679-4500. 

Programs throughout the University have been accredited by specialized accrediting organizations- 

College of Arts and Sciences 

  • Music – National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) 
  • Visual Arts – National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) 

College of Business 

  • Business Administration - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) 

College of Engineering 

  • Mechanical Engineering - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 
  • Petroleum Engineering - Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 

College of Education 

  • Educator Certification - The Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) 
  • Texas Education Agency - Accountability System for Educator Preparation (TEA)

College of Health Sciences and Human Performance 

  • Social Work – Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) 
  • Nursing – Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Rankings

  1.  Ranked in the top 30 by U.S. News & World Report for Social Mobility- 2020 
  2. Ranked in the top 50 for Top Public Schools by U.S. News & World Report- 2020
  3. Ranked #1 by U.S. News & World Report for Highest Paid Petroleum Engineering graduates- 2020
  4. Ranked #3 for fastest growing colleges for Master’s Degrees in the Nation by the Chronicle of Higher Education- 2019
  5. Ranked in top 40 for Best Bang-for-your-buck colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly- 2019
  6. UT Permian Basin College of Engineering ranked #1 by Best Value Schools for Best Engineering Schools in Texas-2021
  7. Ranked in the top 10 for top accredited online Universities in the Nation by Study.com- 2020
  8. Ranked in the top 10 for best online MBA schools in the nation by geteducated.com- 2020
  9. Ranked # 5 for Best Colleges in Texas by Salary- 2021
  10. Ranked in the top 15 for Best Colleges in Texas by greatcollegedeals.net- 2020