UT Permian and Midland College continue to strengthen a partnership that creates clear pathways for students to earn their degrees.

Midland College and UT Permian Basin have created an innovative and dynamic partnership to make a seamless transition for engineering students. While enrolled at Midland College, students can begin coursework at UT Permian Basin. 


Students who wish transfer from MC to UT Permian Basin would get guaranteed admission to the University and can receive up to $2,500 in scholarships.They would also havethe opportunity to take one engineering course per year at UT Permian Basin.

“This partnership comes at the perfect time. Because engineers are in such high demand in our thriving economy, we must provide opportunities to earn a bachelor’s degree quickly and fill critical workforce gaps. Working closely with Midland College on this pathway, and many others, supports the next generation of professionals in this region and beyond,” said UT Permian Basin president Dr. Sandra Woodley.

“Engineering is a critically important program to the community of Midland and to the mission of Midland College,” said Dr. Steve Thomas, president of Midland College. “The collaboration between Midland College and UTPB will empower students interested in pursuing an engineering degree to develop the knowledge and skills to thrive in an evolving energy field. At a time when many families in our community worry about the cost of college, this new partnership will provide students a high quality, cost effective educational opportunity."

The partnership was announced inside the new UT Permian Basin Engineering Building that is set to open to students in the fall 2019. 

Dr. Sandra Woodley
It’s a new chapter for us in more than one way. We are thrilled to have Midland College as a partner to take higher education in West Texas to the next level.
Dr. Sandra Woodley,
President - UT Permian Basin