About University Lands

University Lands (UL) manages the surface and mineral interests of 2.1 million acres of land across nineteen counties in West Texas for the benefit of the Permanent University Fund (PUF).

The PUF is one of the largest university endowments in the United States and benefits more than twenty educational and health institutions across both The University of Texas System and Texas A&M University System.

Today, the PUF Lands comprise 2.1 million acres in nineteen counties in West Texas.

County # Acres County # Acres County # Acres
Andrews 293,029 Crane 65,244 Crockett 368,523
Culberson 46,421 Dawson 163 Ector 6,317
El Paso 11,745 Gaines 2,805 Hudspeth 493,405
Irion 25,353 Loving 25,881 Martin 16,687
Pecos 190,863 Reagan 218,105 Schleicher 61,835
Terrell 61,885 Upton 86,429 Winkler 49,036
Ward 81,047 Total Acres: 2,104,772