The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,530
48% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,424
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.25%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
87.9%
1,389 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
5,530
38.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
40.6%
166 Graduates

About

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is a higher education institution located in Ector County, TX. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin were General Business Administration & Management (117 degrees awarded), General Psychology (107 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (55 degrees).

In 2020, 1,396 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (786 degrees), 2.29 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (343 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is $2,530, which is $−20,000 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is $2,530, which is $−20,000 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,424.

In 2020, 56% of undergraduate students attending The University of Texas of the Permian Basin received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,530
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was $2,530. The cost of tuition at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is $−20,000 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$7,424
2020 Value
24%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,424. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin grew by 24%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,760
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was of $10,760 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 7.06% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

56% of undergraduate students at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 30.2% with respect to 2019, when 43% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
6.25%
2018 Default Rate
72
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was 6.25%, which represents 72 out of the 1152 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin received 1,389 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 34.1% annual growth. Out of those 1,389 applicants, 1,221 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 87.9% acceptance rate.

There were 5,530 students enrolled at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin in 2020, and 69% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has an overall enrollment yield of 45.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

87.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,221
Accepted Out of 1,389

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was 87.9% (1,221 admissions from 1,389 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 88.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 34.1%, while admissions grew by 33.4%.

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SAT Scores

69%
Submission Percentage
381
Scores Submitted

69% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has a total enrollment of 5,530 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is 2,119 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,411. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, both undergraduate and graduate, is 49.1% Hispanic or Latino, 35.5% White, 6.94% Black or African American, 2.6% Two or More Races, 2.53% Asian, 0.163% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.127% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (31.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (21.6%) and White Female (14.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (21.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.3%) and White Male (15.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

38.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,530 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is 2,119 and the part-time enrollment is 3,411. This means that 38.3% of students enrolled at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), The University of Texas of the Permian Basin had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,713
  2. White
    1,962
  3. Black or African American
    384

The enrolled student population at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is 49.1% Hispanic or Latino, 35.5% White, 6.94% Black or African American, 2.6% Two or More Races, 2.53% Asian, 0.163% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.127% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 46 students (0.832%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 274 more women than men received degrees from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is white (786 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (343 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is General Business Administration & Management (117 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (107 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (55 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (44 degrees awarded), Education (247 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (48 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,832,002 people), Secondary school teachers (411,533 people), Education administrators (302,033 people), Postsecondary teachers (225,732 people), and Other managers (217,484 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are Physical Sciences (44 degrees awarded), Education (247 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (48 degrees), Psychology (110 degrees), and Human Sciences (32 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are Surgeons, Physicians, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are Physical Sciences (44 degrees awarded), Education (247 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (48 degrees), Psychology (110 degrees), and Human Sciences (32 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are Elementary & secondary schools (3,062,533 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (490,838 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (375,124 people), Outpatient care centers (207,594 people), and Individual & family services (178,692 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are Physical Sciences (44 degrees awarded), Education (247 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (48 degrees), Psychology (110 degrees), and Human Sciences (32 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.
Most Common
  1. 117 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 107 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 55 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was General Business Administration & Management with 117 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

561
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
835
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 561 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, which is 0.672 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (835).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 174 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.23 times more than the 142 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 142 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.816 times less than the 174 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 23% of students graduating from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.2% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    786 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    343 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    99 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is white (786 degrees awarded). There were 2.29 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (343 degrees).

7.09% of degree recipients (99 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    452 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    334 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    233 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is white female (452 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (334 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has an endowment valued at nearly $52.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.94M (11.2%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin had a total salary expenditure of $130M. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin employs 53 Assistant professors, 45 Lecturers, and 39 Associate professors. Most academics at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are Male Assistant professors (32), Female Lecturers(29), and Male Associate professors (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin are: Management, with 82 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 74 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 64 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$52.9M
2020 Endowment
7.36%
growth from 2019

The University of Texas of the Permian Basin has an endowment valued at about $52.9M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin grew 7.36% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.3M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.83M - Federal
  2. $9.62M - State
  3. $2.72M - Local

As of 2020, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin received $2.83M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.62M from state grants and contracts, and $2.72M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$42.5M
2020 Salaries
12.7%
growth from 2019

In 2020, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin paid a median of $42.5M in salaries, which represents 32.8% of their overall expenditure ($130M) and a 12.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.8% growth from 2018 and a 1.87% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.5M
Instructional Salaries
166
Number of Employees

In 2020, The University of Texas of the Permian Basin paid a total of $12.5M to 166 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
53 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
82 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin were Assistant professor with 53 employees; Lecturer with 45 employees; and Lecturer with 39 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin were Management with 82 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 74 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 64 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin was Male Assistant professor with 32 employees, Female Lecturer with 29 employees, and Male Associate professor with 28 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

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