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Admissions and Deadlines for Graduate School

Apply Online

  1. Complete a UT Permian Basin Graduate Application at: applytexas.org. There is a $40 application fee.
  2. Request all official transcripts be sent to:
    • Program requirements may be sent by email (admissions@utpb.edu) or by mail (Office of Admission, University of Texas Permian Basin, 4901 East University, Odessa, Texas 79762).
You will need to submit official transcripts from each college or university you attended to the Office of Admissions. Currently enrolled or former UTPB students do not need to request their UTPB transcript.
  1. Submit all Program Requirements to:
    • Program requirements may be sent by email (gradstudies@utpb.edu) or by mail (Graduate Studies, University of Texas Permian Basin, 4901 East University, Odessa, Texas 79762). 

At UTPB each program sets its own admission requirements and makes independent admission decisions. Make sure to look at the department‘s specific requirements prior to submitting your application. Discover what your program requires: UTPB Graduate Programs page

Graduate Admissions Director:
Phumara Phin-Cox
Phone: (432) 552-2534
Email: cox_p@utpb.edu 
Graduate Enrollment Counselor:
Kaden Hayes (Applications A-L)
Phone: (432) 552-2534
Email: hayes_k@utpb.edu 
Graduate Enrollment Counselor:
Whitney Rike (Applicaitons M-Z)
Phone: (432) 552-2534
Email: rike_w@utpb.edu

Application Deadlines

  • Deadline for Submission of Application: Most programs accept rolling admissions. Please contact our office for more information about your specific program.
  • MA in English Deadline: All application information should be completed by April 15th for admission to the subsequent Summer or Fall semester, and by November 1st for admission to the subsequent Spring semester.
  • MA in Psychology Deadline: All application information should be completed by March 15th for admission to the subsequent Summer or Fall semester, and by October 22nd for admission to the subsequent Spring semester. Late applicants may be reviewed on July 1st for enrollment in the subsequent Fall semester, providing sufficient faculty are present to constitute the "Graduate Acceptance Committee."
  • MA in Counseling Deadline: The application and all supporting documents should be received by the Graduate Studies Office at least 60 days prior to the registration date. New students will only be able to begin their program of study in the Fall and Spring semesters and must complete a new students orientation before at the beginning of the first term of enrollment.
  • If you are an out-of-state student,please learn more about which states allow online courses. Go to UTPB's State Authorization page to see if online courses can be offered in your state.
  • If you are an international student, go to International Graduate Studies Admissions page to learn more about the admission requirements.