Students Filling Up The Classrooms at UTPB

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

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.