Utah Valley University

800 W University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058-5999
Tel: (801)863-8000
31,332 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 31,332 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 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Utah Valley University is one of 5 community colleges within Utah County, UT.
The nearest community college is Stevens-Henager College (Orem) (0.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 928 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
Utah Valley University (UT) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years Four or more years
Institution Control Public institution Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 928 staff 24 staff
Utah Valley University Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 31,332 has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 31,332 students 372 students
Utah Valley University Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1 31:1
Utah Valley University Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 16,296 students 270 students
Utah Valley University Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 15,036 students 644 students
Utah Valley University Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Utah Valley University Enrollment Breakdown UT All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 16,259 students 270 students
# Graduate Students 37 students 44 students
Utah Valley University Graduation BreakDown UT All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Utah Valley University American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
Utah Valley University Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Utah Valley University Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Utah Valley University Black (2006-2014)
% White
Utah Valley University White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
Utah Valley University Hawaiian (2010-2014)
% Two or more races
Utah Valley University More (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
Utah Valley University Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
Utah Valley University Ethnicity Breakdown UT All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.29 0.37
Utah Valley University Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,786 is more than the state average of $4,089. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $13,518 is more than the state average of $11,721. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,786 $4,089
Utah Valley University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,518 $11,721
Utah Valley University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79% 89%
Utah Valley University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Utah County, UT is Provo College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.