Davis Applied Technology College

  • Davis Applied Technology College (formerly Davis Area Vocational Center) was created by an act of the 1978 Utah State Legislature to serve the residents of Davis and Morgan Counties with technical training. In June 2001, a special session of the Legislature passed House Bill 1003 creating the Utah College of Applied Technology (UCAT), the state's 10th newest institution of higher education. There are eight applied technology campuses: Bridgerland, Davis, Dixie, Mountainland, Ogden-Weber, Tooele, Southwest, and Uintah Basin. We are a trusted learning community embracing technical education to promote economic growth and student development. Our vision is recognition regionally, nationally and internationally for our unique approach and significant contributions in technical training, educational advancement and economic development. We value students, faculty and staff as individuals and empower them through respect and equitable treatment. We celebrate personal, cultural and ethnic diversity. We take pride in cost-effective training and flexible scheduling that allows students to prepare for careers or update skills. We promote career and educational pathways by providing hands-on, competency-based training. Our curriculum reflects the most recent technological and theoretical development to meet employer and student needs.
School Highlights
  • Davis Applied Technology College serves 3,345 students (16% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
  • Davis Applied Technology College is one of 3 community colleges within Davis County, UT.
  • The nearest community college to Davis Applied Technology College is Eagle Gate College-Layton (3.9 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 138 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Davis Applied Technology College(UT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty138 staff34 staff
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Number of Programs Offered3029

Student Body

  • The student population of Davis Applied Technology College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Davis Applied Technology College diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,345 students914 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:130:1
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# Full-Time Students542 students270 students
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# Part-Time Students2,803 students644 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
9%
7%
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% Black
4%
2%
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% White
74%
79%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.440.37
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College Completion Rate
48%
55%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,600$32,700
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Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid56%88%
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    Median Debt for Graduates--
    Median Debt for Dropouts--
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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