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28 Colleges
17,775 Yearly Graduations
$42,008 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,968 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Utah is ranked #7 in the country with 17,775 degrees handed out in 2019. Utah colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $10,502 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $15,811 per year.

About 54% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,492 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
12,832 Yearly Degrees
$6,670 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 98,630 undergraduates at WGU, of which 98,630 are full-time, and there are 136,139 students altogether. For undergraduates at WGU, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

WGU has a 4.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WGU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Weber State University

Ogden, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
743 Yearly Degrees
$5,986 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Weber State University is 29,644, of which 28,843 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,854 are full-time. For undergraduates at WSU, the average graduation time is 4.8 years.

Roughly 25% of students at WSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,986 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,100 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
587 Yearly Degrees

There are 439 full-time undergraduates at Mountainland Technical College, and 3,222 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Mountainland Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,131 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mountainland Technical College is $15,500.

#4

Davis Technical College

Kaysville, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
398 Yearly Degrees

There are 3,706 students at Davis Tech in total, 562 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Students who graduate from Davis Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
325 Yearly Degrees
$12,763 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 696 full-time undergraduates at AmeriTech College - Draper, and 1,064 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 27% are men and 73% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,165 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,900 during the early-career years.

#6

Dixie State University

Saint George, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
318 Yearly Degrees
$5,496 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,160 undergraduates at Dixie State College, of which 6,557 are full-time, and there are 11,193 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

31% of Dixie State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,824 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

#7

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
314 Yearly Degrees
$8,615 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 32,852 students at U of U in total, 24,485 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 18,628 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at U of U is 4.7 years.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,238 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $40,800 during the early-career years.

#8

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
287 Yearly Degrees
$3,929 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Salt Lake Community College is 29,517, which includes 7,252 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at Salt Lake Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,321 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Salt Lake Community College is $30,200.

Public Public vs. Private
274 Yearly Degrees

There are 398 full-time undergraduates at Ogden-Weber Tech College, and 2,491 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Students who graduate from Ogden-Weber Tech College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Nightingale College

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
235 Yearly Degrees

There are 629 full-time undergraduates at Nightingale College, and 853 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 92% of students at Nightingale College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,819 a year. Nightingale College has a 3.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#11

Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
198 Yearly Degrees
$5,820 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Utah Valley University is 41,728, of which 41,186 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,799 are full-time. It takes the average UVU undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,724 a year. UVU has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UVU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
156 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Bridgerland Technical College is 1,352, which includes 432 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bridgerland ATC is $27,200.

#13

Uintah Basin Technical College

Roosevelt, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
153 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,047 students at UBTech in total, 112 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

#14

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
143 Yearly Degrees
$34,984 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Westminster College Utah is 2,215, of which 1,740 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,649 are full-time. For undergraduates at Westminster College Salt Lake, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

57% of Westminster College Salt Lake students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,215 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Westminster College Salt Lake is $39,200.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
133 Yearly Degrees
$5,790 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 31,292 undergraduates at BYU, of which 28,288 are full-time, and there are 34,318 students altogether. It takes the average BYU undergraduate about 5.0 years to complete their degree.

About 52% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

Approximately 12% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,104 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from BYU is $41,100.

#16

Utah State University

Logan, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
117 Yearly Degrees
$7,659 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 24,669 undergraduates at USU, of which 17,063 are full-time, and there are 27,810 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 49% of accepted students are men, and 51% are women.

Roughly 29% of students at USU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,288 a year. USU has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,900 during the early-career years.

#17

Snow College

Ephraim, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
102 Yearly Degrees
$3,836 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,383 students at Snow College in total, 3,163 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

66% of Snow College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $1,764 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.8% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Snow College is $25,300.

#17

Southwest Technical College

Cedar City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
102 Yearly Degrees

There are 89 full-time undergraduates at Southwest Tech, and 534 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

#19

Provo College

Provo, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
70 Yearly Degrees
$14,900 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 412 students at Provo College in total, 295 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Provo College. The freshman retention rate is 88%.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,663 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Provo College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Southern Utah University

Cedar City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
68 Yearly Degrees
$6,770 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 10,274 undergraduates at Southern Utah University, of which 7,097 are full-time, and there are 11,224 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,267 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern Utah University is $30,200.

#21

Fortis College - Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
66 Yearly Degrees
$14,537 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 509 full-time undergraduates at Fortis College - Salt Lake City, and 509 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Fortis College - Salt Lake City. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

83% of Fortis College - Salt Lake City students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,661 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Fortis College - Salt Lake City with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Dixie Technical College

Saint George, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
44 Yearly Degrees

There are 767 students at Dixie Tech in total, 209 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
34 Yearly Degrees
$14,900 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 237 students at Eagle Gate College - Murray in total, 233 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 160 are full-time. It takes the average Eagle Gate College - Murray undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 96% of students at Eagle Gate College - Murray take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,667 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Eagle Gate College - Murray with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Tooele Technical College

Tooele, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees

There are 97 full-time undergraduates at Tooele Technical College, and 460 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
23 Yearly Degrees

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Other Utah Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Eagle Gate College - Layton 17
27 Independence University 6
28 Stevens-Henager College 4

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