Davis Applied Technology College

Tel: (801)593-2500
3,345 students
Public institution
Davis Applied Technology College (formerly Davis Area Vocational Center) was created by an act of the 1978 Utah State Legislature to serve the residents of Davis and Morgan Counties with technical training. In June 2001, a special session of the Legislature passed House Bill 1003 creating the Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT), the state's 10th newest institution of higher education. There are eight applied technology campuses: Bridgerland, Davis, Dixie, Mountainland, Ogden-Weber, Tooele, Southwest, and Uintah Basin. We are a trusted learning community embracing technical education to promote economic growth and student development. Our vision is recognition regionally, nationally and internationally for our unique approach and significant contributions in technical training, educational advancement and economic development. We value students, faculty and staff as individuals and empower them through respect and equitable treatment. We celebrate personal, cultural and ethnic diversity. We take pride in cost-effective training and flexible scheduling that allows students to prepare for careers or update skills. We promote career and educational pathways by providing hands-on, competency-based training. Our curriculum reflects the most recent technological and theoretical development to meet employer and student needs.
School Highlights
Davis Applied Technology College serves 3,345 students (16% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 20%.
Davis Applied Technology College is one of 4 community colleges within Davis County, UT.
The nearest community college is Eagle Gate College-Layton (3.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 138 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
College Davis Applied Technology College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 138 staff
62 staff
Davis Applied Technology College Total Faculty (2006-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 30 8

Student Body

The student population of 3,345 has declined by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 48:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,345 students 1,371 students
Davis Applied Technology College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
Davis Applied Technology College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 542 students
779 students
Davis Applied Technology College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 2,803 students
1,083 students
Davis Applied Technology College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Davis Applied Technology College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Davis Applied Technology College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
Davis Applied Technology College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Davis Applied Technology College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Davis Applied Technology College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Davis Applied Technology College White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
Davis Applied Technology College Hawaiian (2008-2012)
% Two or more races
Davis Applied Technology College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
Davis Applied Technology College Unknown (2006-2014)
Davis Applied Technology College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.43 0.70
Davis Applied Technology College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 56%
Davis Applied Technology College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Eagle Gate College-Layton
    Private for-profit
    217 students | 3.90 Mi915 N 400 W
    Layton UT 84041
  • Broadview University-Layton
    Private for-profit
    126 students | 4.00 Mi869 West Hill Field Road
    Layton UT 84041
  • Vista College-Online
    Private for-profit
    266 students | 6.00 Mi1785 East 1450 South, Suite 300
    Clearfield UT 84015
  • 321 students | 14.70 Mi1350 W. 1890 S.
    West Haven UT 84401
  • 2,615 students | 16.30 Mi200 N Washington Blvd
    Ogden UT 84404
Did You Know?
For Utah public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,708 per year for in-state students and $14,476 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,929 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Utah community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.35, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Utah is Eagle Gate College-Murray. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.