The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is a general academic university of The University of Texas System, which is committed to pursue high-quality educational opportunities for the enhancement of the human resources of Texas, the nation, and the world through intellectual and personal growth.
The mission of The University of Texas of the Permian Basin is to provide quality education to all qualified students in a supportive in-person and online educational environment; to promote excellence in teaching, research, and service; and to serve as a resource for the intellectual, social, economic, technological advancement, and healthcare of the diverse constituency in Texas and the region.
The University aspires to be a vibrant student-focused center of excellence for learning, culture, and economic development, preparing students for leadership and success in a complex and changing world.
Since its foundation in 1973, in the heart of West Texas, UTPB as a four year institution has been committed to inspiring generations of traditional and non-traditional students from over 160 Texas Counties to achieve excellence in numerous disciplines.
The university takes pride in offering 32 undergraduate degrees and 19 graduate programs as well as various certification programs both face to face and online.
The semi-arid grassland climate averages 300 days of sunshine a year, boasts wide-open spaces and spectacular sunsets. Even better than the sunny climate is that positive “can-do” attitude.