Utah Valley University

800 W University Parkway, Orem
UT, 84058-5999
Tel: (801)863-8000
31,556 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:
Utah Valley University serves 31,556 students (53% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 14%.
Utah Valley University is one of 6 community colleges within Utah County, UT.
The nearest community college is Stevens-Henager College of Business-Provo (0.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% 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

Student Body

The student population of 31,556 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
31,556 students
1,287 students
Utah Valley University Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
16,745 students
832 students
Utah Valley University Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 14,811 students
1,021 students
Utah Valley University Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Utah Valley University sch enrollment Utah Valley University sta enrollment
# Undergraduate Students 31,401 students 1,269 students
# Graduate Students 155 students 42 students
Utah Valley University sch graduate Utah Valley University sta graduate
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Utah Valley University Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Utah Valley University Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Utah Valley University Black (2006-2012)
% White
89%
66%
Utah Valley University White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Utah Valley University More (2010-2012)
Utah Valley University sch ethnicity Utah Valley University 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. 0.20 0.45
Utah Valley University Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,786 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,518 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,786 $5,845
Utah Valley University In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,518 $10,047
Utah Valley University Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Utah County, UT public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,786 per year for in-state students and $13,518 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,254 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Utah County, 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 0.45. The most diverse community college in Utah County, UT is Provo College-Provo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.