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UT Permian Basin, a general, academic institution of The University of Texas System, is a growing and vibrant four-year university offering bachelors and masters degrees.

As the only four-year University for Odessa, Midland — and surrounding rural areas — enrollment is over 5,500, attracting students from over 185 Texas Counties, 28 states, and 30 countries. Dependent on the oil industry for many years, the local Chambers of Commerce are attracting diverse businesses to the area. In the past years, a flourishing retail boom brought in many restaurants, and shopping centers to Midland and Odessa. museums, theaters, a symphony orchestra, golf courses, a Texas League AA professional stadium, football stadiums, ice hockey, a polo club, an international airport, and other metropolitan attractions are all within minutes of the University. The semi-arid grassland climate averages 300 days of sunshine a year, boasts wide-open spaces and spectacular sunsets.

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UT Permian Basin is a dynamic, growing campus dedicated to students and to their academic success.

The University has 35 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. The two newest programs, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Music, opened in 2013. The College of Business and Engineering is accredited in Business by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and in Mechanical Engineering by ABET. We also hold national accreditation in art, athletic training, social work, and education (NCATE). With a world-class Performing Arts Center, a new Science and Technology Building, excellent faculty, and an active Student Life program, UTPB is a great place to be.