Faculty and staff at UTPB spend their professional lives making sure you are well prepared and successful when you leave here.
UTPB consistently ranks among the top five Texas public universities for percentage of graduates who go on to employment or graduate/professional school.
“UTPB is one big family, and we’re all here to help and support one another to walk across the stage on graduation day.”
— Marketing major Kyle Foshee ‘19
“The professors here are really good about getting students engaged, and everyone’s always willing to help you.”
— Mechanical Engineering major Jackie Johnson ‘19
Newsweek and US News & World Report have both recognized UTPB for superior student achievement.
The Permian Basin is a large, booming oil- and natural gas-producing area in West Texas, an easy drive from several major cities.
UTPB is headquartered in Odessa, with a satellite campus (with engineering and performing arts spaces) in nearby Midland (with shuttle service there and back).
Hike in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, the highest point in Texas.
Acres of white dunes and sand surfing await in Monahans Sandhills State Park.
Take river trips or hike among the cacti in Big Bend National Park.
Road trip with friends to Roswell to spot some aliens.