Oil rig and wind turbines in Lubbock, TX
West Texas Region

West Texas

West Texas oil built much of UT and still provides a major pillar of financial support. But the greatest treasure has been the region’s students, including from Abilene to El Paso. And as home to America’s No. 1 petroleum engineering program, UT supports the West Texas economy with faculty expertise and a skilled workforce.


Total number of students from West Texas enrolled at the Forty Acres


Total number of alumni across West Texas