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Utah Valley University Overview

Utah Valley University is a public institution located in Orem, Utah. The city atmosphere of Orem makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Utah Valley University Known For?

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  • Students at UVU have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 1%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at UVU is the master's degree.
  • In <nil>, 46% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from UVU with a bachelor's degree make about $54,882 a year. That's 35% more than those who graduate from other schools.

Where Is Utah Valley University?


Contact details for UVU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 W University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058-5999
Phone: 801-863-8000

How Do I Get Into UVU?

You can apply to UVU online at:

Utah Valley University has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Utah Valley University?

13% Take Out Loans
1.1% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UVU, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $5,807 a year. That adds up to $23,228 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UVU is 1.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Utah Valley University Undergraduate Student Diversity

18,555 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 40,542 undergraduate students at UVU, with 18,555 being full-time and 21,987 being part-time.


There are also 720 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 18,555 full-time undergraduates at UVU, 52% are male and 48% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Utah Valley University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 236
Black or African American 197
Hispanic or Latino 2,147
White 14,587
International Students 358
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,030

Geographic Diversity

Utah students aren't the only ones who study at Utah Valley University. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 86 countries are represented at UVU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and China.

Online Learning at Utah Valley University

7,529 Took All Classes Online
23,219 Took At Least One Class Online
82.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 48 bachelor’s degree and 6 master’s degree programs available online at UVU. In 2020-2021, 23,219 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UVU has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 2nd most popular in Utah for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of UVU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Utah Valley University was 82.1%. This is the #477 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UVU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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