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67 Colleges
94,202 Yearly Graduations
$45,382 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,369 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly graduations, Utah is ranked #21 in the country with 94,202 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Utah is $11,346 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $14,885 a year.

An estimated 64% of college students in Utah take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,342 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
34,132 Yearly Degrees
$6,670 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Western Governors University is 136,139, of which 98,630 students are undergraduates and of those, 98,630 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at WGU is 4.7 years.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,300 during the early-career years.

#2

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
8,741 Yearly Degrees
$8,615 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 32,852 students at U of U in total, 24,485 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 18,628 are full-time. It takes the average U of U undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,238 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from U of U with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
8,343 Yearly Degrees
$5,790 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 34,318 students at BYU in total, 31,292 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 28,288 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 52%. Of the accepted students, 43% 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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
6,766 Yearly Degrees
$7,659 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 24,669 undergraduates at USU, of which 17,063 are full-time, and there are 27,810 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USU is 4.7 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from USU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
6,304 Yearly Degrees
$5,820 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 41,186 undergraduates at UVU, of which 19,799 are full-time, and there are 41,728 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UVU is 4.8 years.

18% of UVU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,724 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,500 during the early-career years.

#6

Weber State University

Ogden, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
5,615 Yearly Degrees
$5,986 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 28,843 undergraduates at WSU, of which 11,854 are full-time, and there are 29,644 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 25% of students at WSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,986 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from WSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
4,753 Yearly Degrees
$3,929 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Salt Lake Community College is 29,517, which includes 7,252 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at Salt Lake Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,321 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,200 during the early-career years.

#8

Southern Utah University

Cedar City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
2,809 Yearly Degrees
$6,770 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,224 students at Southern Utah University in total, 10,274 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,097 are full-time. For undergraduates at Southern Utah University, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. 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 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Southern Utah University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Dixie State University

Saint George, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
2,309 Yearly Degrees
$5,496 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Dixie State University is 11,193, of which 11,160 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,557 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 31% of students at Dixie State College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,824 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
2,171 Yearly Degrees

There are 439 full-time undergraduates at Mountainland Technical College, and 3,222 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Mountainland Technical College is 87%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

2% of Mountainland Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,131 a year.

Students who graduate from Mountainland Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $15,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Davis Technical College

Kaysville, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
1,540 Yearly Degrees

There are 3,706 students at Davis Tech in total, 562 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Davis Tech is $25,300.

#12

Snow College

Ephraim, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
1,142 Yearly Degrees
$3,836 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,163 full-time undergraduates at Snow College, and 5,383 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 average amount of student loans is $1,764 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Snow College is $25,300.

#13

Independence University

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,116 Yearly Degrees
$14,585 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,983 undergraduates at Branch of Stevens-Henager College, of which 10,983 are full-time, and there are 11,228 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 18.5% 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.

Public Public vs. Private
951 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Ogden-Weber Technical College is 2,491, which includes 398 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
796 Yearly Degrees

There are 432 full-time undergraduates at Bridgerland ATC, and 1,352 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bridgerland ATC is $27,200.

#16

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
784 Yearly Degrees
$34,984 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,740 undergraduates at Westminster College Salt Lake, of which 1,649 are full-time, and there are 2,215 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.

57% of Westminster College Salt Lake students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,215 a year. Westminster College Salt Lake has a 3.2% 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.

#17

LDS Business College

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
684 Yearly Degrees
$3,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,929 students at LDS Business College in total, 1,269 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

13% of LDS Business College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,298 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.1% 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.

#18

Uintah Basin Technical College

Roosevelt, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
574 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,047 students at UBTech in total, 112 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

#19

Dixie Technical College

Saint George, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
368 Yearly Degrees

There are 209 full-time undergraduates at Dixie Tech, and 767 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

#20

AmeriTech College - Draper

Draper, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
361 Yearly Degrees
$12,763 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 696 full-time undergraduates at AmeriTech College - Draper, and 1,064 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

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

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,165 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from AmeriTech College - Draper is $43,900.

#21

Southwest Technical College

Cedar City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
334 Yearly Degrees

There are 534 students at Southwest Tech in total, 89 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Southwest Tech. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

#22

Nightingale College

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

There are 853 students at Nightingale College in total, 629 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 92% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,819 a year. Nightingale College has a 3.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
225 Yearly Degrees

The student loan default rate of 0.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#24

Tooele Technical College

Tooele, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
192 Yearly Degrees

There are 460 students at Tooele Technical College in total, 97 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Tooele Technical College is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

#25

Fortis College - Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
180 Yearly Degrees
$14,537 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 509 full-time undergraduates at Fortis College - Salt Lake City, and 509 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Fortis College - Salt Lake City is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

83% of Fortis College - Salt Lake City students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,661 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.6% 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.

Other Utah Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
27 Top Nails & Hair Beauty School 168
28 Skin Science Institute 148
29 Cameo College of Essential Beauty 128
29 Provo College 128
31 Hairitage Hair Academy 125
32 Paul Mitchell the School Salt Lake City 116
33 University of Phoenix - Utah 111
34 Stevens - Henager College 107
35 Paul Mitchell the School Logan 95
36 Aveda Institute - Provo 87
37 Taylor Andrews Academy-Orem 86
37 Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design-West Jordan 86
39 Neumont College of Computer Science 83
40 Taylor Andrews Academy-St George 81
41 Avalon School of Cosmetology - Layton 78
42 Acaydia School of Aesthetics 72
43 Healing Mountain Massage School 71
44 The Barber School 69
45 Paul Mitchell the School Ogden 68
46 Renaissance Academie 67
47 Eagle Gate College - Murray 60
48 Utah College of Dental Hygiene 59
49 Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare 56
50 Paul Mitchell the School Provo 53
51 Myotherapy College of Utah 50
52 Stevens-Henager College 44
53 Mandalyn Academy 32
54 Stevens - Henager College 31
55 American Beauty Academy - West Valley Campus 29
55 Evans Hairstyling College-Cedar City 29
55 Midwives College of Utah 29
58 Stevens - Henager College 27
59 Evans Hairstyling College-St George 21
60 Eagle Gate College - Layton 19
61 Bonnie Joseph Academy of Cosmetology & Barbering 14
61 Stevens - Henager College 14
61 AmeriTech College - Provo 14
64 American Beauty Academy 12
65 Collectiv Academy 11
65 Broadview University - West Jordan 11
67 Esteem Academy of Beauty 8

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