# Utah Colleges

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.

## Most Popular Schools in Utah

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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