UVU Description

Looking to earn a certificate, associate, bachelor, or post-graduate degree in Orem, Utah? Utah Valley University has all that and more.

Among the types of majors are Automotive Technology, Aviation Science, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Dental Hygiene, Digital Media, Education, Forensic Science, Nursing, Paramedic, and Theatre Arts, as well as many others.

Great academic programs are nothing without an equally great set of student support resources. Academic advising, a bookstore, testing services, child care, tutoring, computer labs, and transfer services can all help create a better educational experience.

The career development center is available to help students find post-graduation employment. The counselors can help students create an effective resume, use UVU's job source resources and employment connections, and join in on the entertaining and informative career events.

Financial aid counselors have all the information on the tuition-covering loans, grants, work-study, and scholarships, including academic merit, dean's merit, exceptional performance, leadership, and need-based aid available to eligible students.

Quick Facts about Utah Valley University

Region

Rockies

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Wolverines

Nickname

UVU

Website

www.uvu.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,944

Out-of-State Tuition

$12,300

Retention Rate

43%

Enrollment

26,773

Year Established

1941

UVU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

5 star
  2 reviews
4 star
 
3 star
  1 review
2 star
 
1 star
 

67% of students gave Utah Valley University 5 stars overall.

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I have never attended Utah Valley State College. I do plan on filling out an application, and attending this lovely college. I have heard many wonderful things about the campus, academics, and falculty. I'm excited to starte out my second year of college here at UVU. I know that this will be benefit me in many ways, and will be a new experience and adventure.

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UVU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
26,676
Freshman Class
13,060
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
26,773

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
6%
African American
1%
Caucasian
87%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
3%
Unknown and Other
2%

International Students

International
2%
Domestic
98%

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