Exterior of Mesa Building

General Information

Established: 1969
Colors: Orange, Black, and White
Mascot: Freddy Falcon
Sports Teams: Falcons
Campus Locations: Odessa and Midland
Athletic Affiliation: NCAA Division II - Lone Star Conference

With its main campus in Odessa, UT Permian Basin offers the value of a University of Texas System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition, and community. 

UT Permian Basin is a vibrant learning community with over 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees within five academic colleges: 

Recent addition to the main Odessa campus is the D. Kirk Edwards Family Human Performance Center. "The Kirk" is a state-of-the-art facility with classrooms, lab space, and technology necessary to give UT Permian Basin students and athletes the best tools to excel. 

To see how UT Permian Basin is committed to serving the region and becoming a student-focused and value-driven institution, view our vision for the future

Students
22 to 1 Student to Faculty Ratio
organization
Over 45 Student Organizations
grad cap with dollar sign
$42 Million in financial aid awarded annually
Top 10
Ranked #7 Most Affordable College in Texas
World
UTPB Worldwide serving students from 47 countries
percentage icon
42% first generation college students

Athletics

UT Permian Basin has eight men's sport team and eight women's sports teams. Our student athletes compete in the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference.

Men's Sports

Football
Basketball
Baseball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Swimming & Diving
Tennis

Women's Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming & Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Sunset over campus
Nursing Icon
94% Nursing Pass Rate for the NCLEX Certification Exam
Pad and Pencil icon
91% Teacher Pass Rate for the Teacher Certification Exam
Gear icon
80% Engineering Pass Rate for the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam