Utah State University-College Of Eastern Utah
- College of Eastern Utah is committed to the highest standards of instruction and learning in its academic and applied technology programs. The College prepares students for certification, degree or transfer programs and recognizes that education continues beyond graduation. We strive to help instill the curiosity and skills necessary for a student to continue learning throughout life.
- The teacher population of 154 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
|Utah State University-College Of Eastern Utah||(UT) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||Less than 2 yrs||Four or more years|
|Institution Control||Public||Private, non-profit|
|Total Faculty||154 staff||34 staff|
|Total Enrollment||-||914 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||0:1||30:1|
|# Full-Time Students||-||270 students|
|# Part-Time Students||-||644 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||-|
|% Non Resident races||-|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$34,000||$33,400|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2010)||50%||88%|
|Median Debt for Graduates||$4,500||$15,433|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||$3,500||$6,301|
Source: 2012 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- College of Eastern Utah is a two year, state supported community college operated under the Utah State Board of Regents. It is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges, by the Utah State Board of Education and is a member of the National Commission on Accrediting. Credits earned at the College of Eastern Utah are transferable to other institutions of higher learning in the United States. At Utah's youngest community college, numerous changes have occurred over the last 67 years. Since 1937 we have grown from Carbon College, with an enrollment of 146, to College of Eastern Utah, with an enrollment of over 3200 students. In the early years by an act of the Utah State legislature we were under the Utah State Board of Education. In 1959, the college became a branch of the University of Utah. In 1965 we became College of Eastern Utah, and four years later our relationship with the University of Utah was terminated. As a result of the 1969 Higher Education Act, we became a full-fledged member of the Utah State System of Higher Education. Our primary campuses are located in Price and Blanding, with a college center in Castle Dale. The Price campus has over 16 buildings. The campus settings are extraordinary. The opportunities for biking, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor activities is unparalleled. Because of our setting, our faculty and students have a chance to participate in world-class archeological and paleontological excavations. The college offer academic programs that facilitate seamless transitions to four-year institutions as well as applied technology programs that provide certificates and degrees that lead to jobs. The college Offers more than 400 courses in 60 areas of study, Associate of Arts & Associate of Science Degrees, Associate of Applied Science Degrees, Certificates of Completion and Great transfer programs to four year colleges & universities.
- The nearest community college to Utah State University-College Of Eastern Utah is Snow College (44.8 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 4,799 students | 44.80 Mi150 College Ave
Ephraim,  UT  84627
- 446 students | 64.00 Mi1450 W 820 N
Provo,  UT  84601
- 1,000 students | 64.70 Mi1100 E Lagoon St 124-5
Roosevelt,  UT  84066
- 31,332 students | 66.60 Mi800 W University Parkway
Orem,  UT  84058
- 105 students | 68.70 Mi898 N 1200 W
Orem,  UT  84057
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