Utah Valley University

800 W University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058
Tel: (801)863-8000
30,564 students
Public institution

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Utah Valley University (UVU) is a teaching institution which provides opportunity, promotes student success, and meets regional educational needs. UVU builds on a foundation of substantive scholarly and creative work to foster engaged learning. The university prepares professionally competent people of integrity who, as lifelong learners and leaders, serve as stewards of a globally interdependent community. UVU is a teaching institution where students learn, do and become. At UVU, the fusion of academic and hands-on learning is referred to as "engaged learning." Along with the institution's long-rooted commitment to serving the needs of the community, UVU's emphasis on engaged learning led to its classification as "community engaged" by the Carnegie Foundation. UVU's Grants for Engaged Learning Office oversees a $400,000 grant program in support of engaged learning projects.
School Highlights:
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Utah Valley University serves 30,564 students (51.55% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 26%.
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Utah Valley University is one of 6 community colleges within Utah County, UT.
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The nearest community college is Stevens-Henager College of Business-Provo (0.55 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 909 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Utah Valley University Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 909 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 30,564 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 30,564 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 15,755 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 14,809 students
1,017 students
# Undergraduate Students 15,751 students 787 students
# Graduate Students 4 students 23 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
% Black
1%
12%
% White
80%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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. 0.20 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,086 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,256 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,086 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,256 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 74%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Utah, UT 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 0.25, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Utah, UT is Provo College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.