Utah Valley University

800 W University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058
Tel: (801)863-8000
30,564 students
Public institution
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 30,564 students (52% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Utah Valley University is one of 6 community colleges within Utah County, UT.
The nearest community college is Stevens-Henager College of Business-Provo (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 909 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College 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
61 staff
Utah Valley University Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 30,564 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 0.35 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 84% over five years.
Total Enrollment 30,564 students 1,315 students
Utah Valley University Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
Utah Valley University Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 15,755 students
815 students
Utah Valley University Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 14,809 students
1,061 students
Utah Valley University Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Utah Valley University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 15,751 students 807 students
# Graduate Students 4 students 23 students
Utah Valley University Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Utah Valley University American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Utah Valley University Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Utah Valley University Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Utah Valley University Black (2006-2013)
% White
Utah Valley University White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
Utah Valley University Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
Utah Valley University More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Utah Valley University Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Utah Valley University Non Resident (2006-2013)
Utah Valley University 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. 0.35 0.70
Utah Valley University Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,086 is less than the state average of $5,590. 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 $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,086 $5,590
Utah Valley University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,256 $10,086
Utah Valley University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 74%
Utah Valley University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

Did You Know?
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 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Utah County, UT is Provo College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.