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The University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB) combines the individual attention of a smaller university with Texas-sized opportunities. UT Permian Basin opened in the fall of 1973 as an upper-level university and elevated to a four-year university in 1991.

The University of Texas Permian Basin is home to nearly 6,500 students from all over 50 states and 35+ countries.  UTPB is a vibrant learning community with over 75+ undergraduate and graduate degrees within five academic colleges: Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, and Health Sciences and Human Performance.

The Permian Basin is one of the fastest-growing, culturally vibrant, economically invigorated regions of the country – full of industry, culture, and wide-open spaces. UTPB is committed to providing students with an educational foundation useful for life-long learning and success in today's global environment. Here are some details you may want to know about CAP at UT Permian Basin:


For information about UTPB scholarships, visit the Scholarships page.


Live near the action. Eat with your friends! Create the ultimate college living experience at UT Permian Basin. Our on-campus housing options are modern and budget-friendly. And our meal plans make on-campus dining easy and delicious.

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CAP students attending UT Permian Basin must take placement tests.

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Visiting UT Permian Basin

Interested in visiting the Midland/Odessa area and seeing UT Permian Basin in person? Schedule a campus visit by submitting a campus visit form.