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31 Colleges
73,614 Yearly Graduations
$47,749 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$31,462 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Utah ranked #20 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2018. Around 73,614 students received some type of diploma that year. Utah colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $11,937 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $15,338 per year.

About 65% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,866 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
27,171 Yearly Degrees
$7,500 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at Western Governors University is 98,627, of which 72,385 students are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average WGU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

WGU has a 4.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WGU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
8,604 Yearly Degrees
$6,988 Yearly Tuition (In-State

The total student population at University of Utah is 32,800, of which 18,066 students are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at U of U is 90%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

30% of U of U students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,238 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,800 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8,002 Yearly Degrees
$7,080 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 34,334 students at BYU in total, 28,156 of which are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at BYU. The freshman retention rate is 90%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 12% of students at BYU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,104 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BYU is $41,100.

#4

Utah State University

Logan, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
6,413 Yearly Degrees
$5,808 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 17,188 full-time undergraduates at USU, and 27,679 students altogether. For undergraduates at USU, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

29% of USU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,288 a year. USU has a 5.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from USU is $33,900.

Public Public vs. Private
5,756 Yearly Degrees
$9,872 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 18,404 full-time undergraduates at UVU, and 37,282 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UVU is 4.8 years.

Roughly 18% of students at UVU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,724 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UVU is $34,500.

#6

Weber State University

Ogden, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
5,286 Yearly Degrees
$7,293 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 27,949 students at WSU in total, 11,311 of which are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average WSU undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

25% of WSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,986 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WSU is $36,100.

#7

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
3,251 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Salt Lake Community College is 29,620, of which 7,811 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

15% of Salt Lake Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,321 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Salt Lake Community College is $30,200.

#8

Southern Utah University

Cedar City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
2,230 Yearly Degrees
$7,574 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 9,468 students at Southern Utah University in total, 6,279 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Southern Utah University is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

54% of Southern Utah University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,267 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern Utah University is $30,200.

#9

Dixie State University

Saint George, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
1,644 Yearly Degrees
$7,200 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 6,054 full-time undergraduates at Dixie State College, and 9,673 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

31% of Dixie State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,824 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Dixie State College is $28,600.

#10

Independence University

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,254 Yearly Degrees
$15,616 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 8,278 full-time undergraduates at Branch of Stevens-Henager College, and 8,605 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

97% of Branch of Stevens-Henager College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,722 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Branch of Stevens-Henager College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Snow College

Ephraim, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
934 Yearly Degrees

There are 3,320 full-time undergraduates at Snow College, and 5,563 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 66% of students at Snow College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $1,764 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Snow College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
844 Yearly Degrees
$13,920 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 1,906 full-time undergraduates at Westminster College Salt Lake, and 2,570 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Westminster College Salt Lake is 4.4 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 57% of students at Westminster College Salt Lake take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,215 a year. Westminster College Salt Lake has a 2.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,200 during the early-career years.

#13

LDS Business College

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
435 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,319 full-time undergraduates at LDS Business College, and 2,045 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 13% of students at LDS Business College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,298 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,900 during the early-career years.

#14

AmeriTech College - Draper

Draper, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
305 Yearly Degrees

There are 604 full-time undergraduates at AmeriTech College - Draper, and 604 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 27% of accepted students are men, and 73% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,165 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,900 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
249 Yearly Degrees
$15,704 Yearly Tuition (In-State

#16

Stevens - Henager College

Murray, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
216 Yearly Degrees
$15,616 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 563 full-time undergraduates at Stevens - Henager, and 651 students altogether. It takes the average Stevens - Henager undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 93% of students at Stevens - Henager take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $13,461 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Stevens - Henager is $24,200.

#17

Nightingale College

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
178 Yearly Degrees

There are 273 full-time undergraduates at Nightingale College, and 326 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 92% of students at Nightingale College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,819 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#18

Fortis College-Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
117 Yearly Degrees

There are 490 full-time undergraduates at Fortis College-Salt Lake City, and 490 students altogether. Fortis College-Salt Lake City has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,661 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Fortis College-Salt Lake City is $24,200.

#19

University of Phoenix - Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
116 Yearly Degrees
$16,752 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 332 students at UOPX - Utah in total, 122 of which are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UOPX - Utah is $28,400.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
114 Yearly Degrees
$15,000 Yearly Tuition (In-State

There are 117 full-time undergraduates at Broadview University - West Jordan, and 172 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 92% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,184 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Broadview University - West Jordan with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
88 Yearly Degrees

There are 72 students at Stevens - Henager in total, 72 of which are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Stevens - Henager is 4.0 years.

Roughly 100% of students at Stevens - Henager take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,647 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Stevens - Henager is $24,200.

#22

Provo College

Provo, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
60 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Provo College is 502, of which 353 students are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Provo College. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,663 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Provo College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Careers Unlimited

Orem, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Careers Unlimited is 116, of which 116 students are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,100 during the early-career years.

#24

Stevens - Henager College

West Haven, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees

There are 205 full-time undergraduates at Stevens - Henager, and 205 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 94% of students at Stevens - Henager take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,020 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,200 during the early-career years.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
42 Yearly Degrees

There are 143 students at Stevens - Henager in total, 143 of which are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Stevens - Henager, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

Roughly 100% of students at Stevens - Henager take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $12,651 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Stevens - Henager with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Utah Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Eagle Gate College - Murray 38
26 Midwives College of Utah 38
28 Neumont College of Computer Science 37
29 Eagle Gate College - Layton 29
29 Broadview Entertainment Arts University 29
31 Stevens - Henager College 25

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