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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. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $11,346 per year to get their degree at a college in Utah, while out of state students will pay an average of $14,885 per 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

There are 98,630 undergraduates at WGU, of which 98,630 are full-time, and there are 136,139 students altogether. For undergraduates at WGU, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The student loan default rate of 4.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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. For undergraduates at U of U, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. 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 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from U of U is $40,800.

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

The total student population at Brigham Young University - Provo is 34,318, of which 31,292 students are undergraduates and of those, 28,288 are full-time. For undergraduates at BYU, the average graduation time is 5.0 years.

About 52% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,104 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,100 during the early-career years.

#4

Utah State University

Logan, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
6,766 Yearly Degrees
$7,659 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Utah State University is 27,810, of which 24,669 students are undergraduates and of those, 17,063 are full-time. 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.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,288 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 41,728 students at UVU in total, 41,186 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,799 are full-time. 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 average amount of student loans 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 29,644 students at WSU in total, 28,843 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 11,854 are full-time. 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 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

There are 7,252 full-time undergraduates at Salt Lake Community College, and 29,517 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

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
2,809 Yearly Degrees
$6,770 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southern Utah University is 11,224, of which 10,274 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,097 are full-time. It takes the average Southern Utah University undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 54% of students at Southern Utah University take out loans to pay for college. 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

There are 11,160 undergraduates at Dixie State College, of which 6,557 are full-time, and there are 11,193 students altogether. It takes the average Dixie State College undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

The total student population at Mountainland Technical College is 3,222, which includes 439 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Mountainland Technical College is 87%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Roughly 2% of students at Mountainland Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,131 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mountainland Technical College is $15,500.

#11

Davis Technical College

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

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

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,300 during the early-career years.

#12

Snow College

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

The total student population at Snow College is 5,383, which includes 3,163 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

66% of Snow College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,300 during the early-career years.

#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

The total student population at Independence University is 11,228, of which 10,983 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,983 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 97% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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

There are 398 full-time undergraduates at Ogden-Weber Tech College, and 2,491 students altogether. 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

The total student population at Bridgerland Technical College is 1,352, which includes 432 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,200 during the early-career years.

#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 2,215 students at Westminster College Salt Lake in total, 1,740 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,649 are full-time. For undergraduates at Westminster College Salt Lake, the average graduation time 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Westminster College Salt Lake with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 1,269 full-time undergraduates at LDS Business College, and 1,929 students altogether. 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 student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from LDS Business College is $28,900.

#18

Uintah Basin Technical College

Roosevelt, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
574 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Uintah Basin Technical College is 1,047, which includes 112 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

The total student population at Dixie Technical College is 767, which includes 209 full-time undergraduates. 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

The total student population at AmeriTech College - Draper is 1,064, which includes 696 full-time undergraduates. 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.

50% of AmeriTech College - Draper students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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

The total student population at Southwest Technical College is 534, which includes 89 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

#22

Nightingale College

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

There are 629 full-time undergraduates at Nightingale College, and 853 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans is $11,819 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.9% which is much lower than the average 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

The total student population at Tooele Technical College is 460, which includes 97 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Tooele Technical College. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

#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 students at Fortis College - Salt Lake City in total, 509 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Fortis College - Salt Lake City. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

Roughly 83% of students at Fortis College - Salt Lake City take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

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

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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