B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    A
Utah Valley University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Western Athletic Conference
Address
800 W University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058
Website
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Utah Valley University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
August 1
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action
No
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Cost

Net Price
$6,738/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,794/ year
  • $30-48k
    $6,901/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,696/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,326/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,534/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.315 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.263 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.266 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
17,173Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
2%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
29%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
82%
National
83%

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This is a great school to go to! They have amazing professors that care about you as a student. They have a wide variety of classes and learning opportunities. There is such a diverse group of student body here, such as culture, race, and backgrounds. Students actually talk to each other and become fast friends, and create study groups to support and encourage others to learn. There are amazing resources here, that equip students with the needed materials to succeed! And there are always different activities going on throughout the week.
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The campus at Utah Valley University is awesome! they're all about helping the students out with all sorts of things. With all of the buildings being connected, you never have to trek through the crazy Utah weather if you don't want to. They have an amazing gym and great equipment to help benifit students' health. And oppurtunities daily for free things and food. It's pretty neat. One thing I have struggled with this past year is mainly just the Finacial Aid. With the school growing so rapidly, I think the finance people are having a hard time keeping up, it's been taking a long time to actually recieve the finacial aid money and has caused more stress in my life that is unecessary alongside all the rest of my homework and other collegey things.
Having a university so close to Provo's BYU is sure to have lots of competition. Even so, Utah Valley is a fantastic university to attend. Lots of learning opportunities are presented. Even though it has the most students out of all colleges in the state of Utah, most of my classes have only about twenty to thirty students. This is great because the teachers are approachable and I fell like they actually care. The social life is pretty awesome too! there are several campus events on a weekly basis to get students involved.