Ensign College

  • Ensign College helps students develop market-ready skills, character, confidence, and competence. We offer certificates, Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Science, and Bachelor of Applied Science degrees.
  • Ensign College is an institution of higher education founded and sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • The school`s mission is to develop capable and trusted disciples of Jesus Christ.

School Highlights

Ensign College serves 2,417 students
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 25%.

Top Rankings

Ensign College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Utah for:

School Overview

Ensign College(UT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate's
Institution Level4 or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty- staff26 staff
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Number of Programs Offered39

Student Body

The student population of Ensign College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 66:1 over five years.
The Ensign College diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,417 students1,141 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:133:1
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# Full-Time Students-412 students
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# Part-Time Students-729 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
18%
11%
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% Black
-
1%
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% White
42%
75%
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% Hawaiian
1%
1%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
32%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.490.42
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College Completion Rate
29%
54%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,500$32,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $3,656 is less than the state average of $14,416. The private state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$1,828$14,416
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Tuition Notes"In-state" tuition if for those who are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "Out-State" tuition is for those that are not members. We welcome all!
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid70%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,447$15,534
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$6,067
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Acceptance Rate91%89%
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • The school`s purpose is to provide a spiritually grounded, career-based education. Ensign College provides a wide variety of programs, including business, health professions, information technology, software development, interior design, paralegal studies, social media marketing and applied technology.Through these in-demand professional certificates, associate degrees and applied bachelor degrees-with programs offered both on campus and online-students become job-ready in one, two or four years and are prepared to earn a working wage quickly after graduation.
  • Founded in 1886, Ensign College is accreditedby the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

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