Utah Valley University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Orem, UT

$5,906

Avg in-state tuition

$16,806

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Utah Valley University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Utah Valley University is a large public university located on an urban campus in Orem, Utah. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 40,936, and admissions are selective. The university offers 102 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 32%, and a student-faculty ratio of 24:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $5,906, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $16,806.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

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Retention Rate Insight

67% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

32% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

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Open admission Yes

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SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

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Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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41k

Students enrolled

70%

Online student enrollment

24:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

79%

Hispanic

12%

Two or more races

4%

Unknown

1%

Black

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Asian

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Female student population

49%

Socio-economic diversity

30% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

15

Total Online Enrollment

28,671

Student Location Breakout

70% 30%

Percent of Programs Online

93% On-campus

7% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 8% online

Associate Check Bold 3% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 9% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 17% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

39%

State Grant Aid

15%

Institution Grant Aid

41%

Pell Grant

30%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,485
State Grant Aid $2,230
Institution Grant Aid $3,307
Pell Grant Aid $5,062

Financial Outlook

$16k

Average student debt after graduation

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.