ODESSA - More students are filling up the classrooms at UTPB.
More than 300 new students have enrolled at the University for the spring semester.
In all, their enrollment is up 2-percent.
Officials credit a lot of things for the increase like national recognition.
The University has been spotlighted in magazine articles from U.S. News & World Report.
That's helped recruiters bring in more students.
UTPB has also received accreditation for four programs in education, business, visual art, and social work.