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 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
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 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 928 staff
62 staff
Utah Valley University Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 31,332 has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 31,332 students 1,371 students
Utah Valley University Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
22:1
Utah Valley University Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 16,296 students
779 students
Utah Valley University Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 15,036 students
1,083 students
Utah Valley University Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Utah Valley University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 16,259 students 764 students
# Graduate Students 37 students 36 students
Utah Valley University Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Utah Valley University American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
2%
5%
Utah Valley University Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
6%
20%
Utah Valley University Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
1%
15%
Utah Valley University Black (2006-2014)
% White
85%
49%
Utah Valley University White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Utah Valley University Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Utah Valley University More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Utah Valley University Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Utah Valley University Non Resident (2006-2014)
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. 0.27 0.70
Utah Valley University Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,270 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,802 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,270 $5,664
Utah Valley University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,802 $10,360
Utah Valley University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
90%
Utah Valley University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Stevens-Henager College (Orem)
    Private not-for-profit
    270 students | 0.60 Mi1476 Sandhill Road
    Orem UT 84058
    (801)418-1450
    0.60270
  • 1,670 students | 0.90 Mi2301 West Ashton Blvd.
    Lehi UT 84043
    8017536282
    0.901,670
  • Broadview University-Orem
    Private for-profit
    105 students | 2.60 Mi898 N 1200 W
    Orem UT 84057
    (801)822-5800
    2.60105
  • Provo College
    Private for-profit
    372 students | 2.70 Mi1450 W 820 N
    Provo UT 84601
    (801)818-8900
    2.70372
  • 1,006 students | 18.80 Mi12257 South Business Park Drive-Ste 101
    Draper UT 84020
    (801)816-1444
    18.801,006
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 0.39, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Utah County, UT is Provo College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.