Utah Valley University

800 W University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058-5999
Tel: (801)863-8000
  • 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 30:1.
  • 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 to Utah Valley University is Stevens-Henager College (Orem) (0.6 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 928 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Utah Valley University(UT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty928 staff34 staff
Utah Valley University Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Utah Valley University has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Utah Valley University diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has grown by 42% over five years.
Total Enrollment31,332 students914 students
Utah Valley University Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio34:130:1
Utah Valley University Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students16,296 students270 students
Utah Valley University Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students15,036 students644 students
Utah Valley University Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Utah Valley University Enrollment Breakdown UT All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students16,259 students270 students
# Graduate Students37 students44 students
Utah Valley University Graduation BreakDown UT All Graduation Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Utah Valley University American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Utah Valley University Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Utah Valley University Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Utah Valley University Black (2007-2016)
% White
Utah Valley University White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Utah Valley University Hawaiian (2011-2016)
% Two or more races
Utah Valley University More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Utah Valley University Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Utah Valley University Ethnicity Breakdown UT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.290.37
Utah Valley University Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$49,800$32,700
Utah Valley University Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,270 is less than the state average of $6,840. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $14,802 is more than the state average of $14,426. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,270$6,840
Utah Valley University In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$14,802$14,426
Utah Valley University Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%89%
Utah Valley University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$15,750$19,629
Utah Valley University Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$7,500$6,625
Utah Valley University Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
Utah County, UT community colleges have a diversity score of 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Utah County, UT is Provo College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.