The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UT Permian Basin)

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The University of Texas of the Permian Basin can be found in Odessa, TX, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UT Permian Basin has an enrollment of over 5,500 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 940 (25th percentile) - 1133 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 17 (25th percentile) - 22 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants accepted to UT Permian Basin. We were able to estimate the UT Permian Basin average GPA (2.80 - 3.14) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 88% with 43% of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UT Permian Basin Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was reported as 88.3% in Fall 2020 with over 1,040 applications submitted to UT Permian Basin. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UT Permian Basin ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • UT Permian Basin Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into The University of Texas of the Permian Basin?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of UT Permian Basin is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UT Permian Basin has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 81.5%
  • 2017-2018: 89.5%
  • 2018-2019: 90.5%
  • 2019-2020: 88.3%
  • Projected UT Permian Basin Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 82.1%

How Does UT Permian Basin Compare?

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The acceptance rate for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is fifty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Lubbock Christian University90.7%
Sul Ross State University99.6%
McMurry University45.5%
Hardin-Simmons University83.8%
Abilene Christian University61.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UT Permian Basin (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 563
Math470 - 570
Total Score940 - 1133
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math17 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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