Davis Applied Technology College

Tel: (801)593-2500
1,954 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 1,954 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 14%.
Davis Applied Technology College is one of 4 community colleges within Davis County, UT.
The nearest community college is Stevens-Henager College-Ogden (14.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
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

Student Body

The student population of 1,954 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 39% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,954 students
1,275 students
Davis Applied Technology College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
662 students
829 students
Davis Applied Technology College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,292 students
1,020 students
Davis Applied Technology College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Davis Applied Technology College sch enrollment Davis Applied Technology College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 2%
2%
Davis Applied Technology College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian 3%
1%
% Hispanic 11%
7%
Davis Applied Technology College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 3%
12%
Davis Applied Technology College Black (2006-2012)
% White 80%
66%
Davis Applied Technology College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 1%
2%
Davis Applied Technology College More (2010-2012)
Davis Applied Technology College sch ethnicity Davis Applied Technology College sta ethnicity
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. 0.35 0.45
Davis Applied Technology College Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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    Private for-profit
    1350 W. 1890 S.
    West Haven , UT , 84401
    14.7  Mi  |  478  students
  • Ogden Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College
    Public
    200 N Washington Blvd
    Ogden , UT , 84404
    (801)627-8300
    16.2  Mi  |  4904  students
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    95 North 300 West
    Salt Lake City , UT , 84101
    (801)524-8100
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  • West Valley City Everest College-Salt Lake City
    Private for-profit
    3280 W 3500 S
    West Valley City , UT , 84119
    (801)840-4800
    23.1  Mi  |  356  students
  • Salt Lake City Salt Lake Community College
    Public
    4600 S Redwood Rd
    Salt Lake City , UT , 84123
    (801)957-4111
    24.9  Mi  |  31000  students
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