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 4,200 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores between 925 (25th percentile) - 1120 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 19 (25th percentile) - 23 (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 (2.98 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of about 84% with 33% of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UT Permian Basin Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was reported as 84.0% in Fall 2012 with over 1,010 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: 19 - 23
  • UT Permian Basin Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.18

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

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of The University of Texas of the 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 90.5%
  • 2009-2010: 85.9%
  • 2010-2011: 78.9%
  • 2011-2012: 81.9%
  • 2012-2013: 84.0%
  • Projected UT Permian Basin Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 83.2%

How Does UT Permian Basin Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is fifty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Angelo State University80.5%
Lubbock Christian University94.9%
Sul Ross State University52.2%
McMurry University59.2%
Hardin-Simmons University37.6%

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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UT Permian Basin (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 22
Math18 - 24
Composite Score19 - 23
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