Fall Enrollment at UTPB Reaches Record High

Fall Enrollment at UTPB Reaches Record High

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Fall enrollment for the University of Texas of the Permian Basin reached a record high this year.

5,227 students are currently attending the University.

This is the first time enrollment has surpassed 5,000 students at UTPB.

Among the increases are a 47 percent jump in graduate studies and a 32 percent increase in engineering.

Some of the main factors to this growth are the school's expansion of their online programs and affordable tuition costs.