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Utah Valley University is a public institution situated in Orem, Utah. The city atmosphere of Orem makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Utah Valley University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

UVU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#92 Best Business Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UVU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#9 Most Popular Online Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#49 Best Business Administration & Management Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#67 Best Value Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Most Popular Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#91 Most Popular Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#124 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UVU has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#29 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate Degree Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#31 Best General Business Administration and Management Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#32 Best Business Administration & Management Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#47 Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Marketing College Factual
#91 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#159 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Course Advisor

Where Is Utah Valley University?


Contact details for UVU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 800 W University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058-5999
Phone: 801-863-8000

How Do I Get Into UVU?

You can apply to UVU online at:

Since Utah Valley University has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Utah Valley University?

17% Take Out Loans
5.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UVU, approximately 17% of students took out student loans averaging $5,807 a year. That adds up to $23,228 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UVU is 5.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Utah Valley University Undergraduate Student Diversity

19,413 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 40,311 undergraduate students at UVU, with 19,413 being full-time and 20,898 being part-time.


There are also 625 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 19,413 full-time undergraduates at UVU, 52% are male and 48% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Utah Valley University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 248
Black or African American 185
Hispanic or Latino 2,182
White 15,310
International Students 367
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,121

Geographic Diversity

Utah students aren't the only ones who study at Utah Valley University. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 86 countries are represented at UVU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and China.

Online Learning at Utah Valley University

13,400 Took All Classes Online
28,671 Took At Least One Class Online
82.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 8 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at UVU. In 2019-2020, 28,671 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UVU has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 4th most popular in Utah for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of UVU

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Utah Valley University was $5,386 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $15,202. The following table shows how UVU is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Hospitality Management #1 #13
General Hospitality Administration/Management #1 #13
General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration #4 #16
Human Resource Management #4 #19
Marketing/Marketing Management, General #7 #51
Marketing #10 #54
Operations Management #10 #50
General Business Administration and Management #46 #357
Business Administration & Management #49 #242

Online Growth Rankings of UVU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Utah Valley University was 82.1%. This is the #398 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UVU regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UVU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UVU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Hospitality Administration/Management #4
Hospitality Management #13
General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration #19
Marketing/Marketing Management, General #25
Human Resource Management #35
Marketing #36
Business Administration & Management #249

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Utah Valley University Business Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Accounting 0
General Business Administration and Management 0
Interior Design Management 0
Office Administration 0
Operations Management 0
Organizational Leadership 0
General Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science 0
Business & Office Technology 0
Construction Management 0
Entrepreneurship 0
Banking and Financial Support Services 0
Finance 0
Financial Planning & Services 0
General Business/Commerce 0
General Hospitality Administration/Management 0
General Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration 0
Management Science 0
Marketing/Marketing Management, General 0
Other Marketing 0
Other Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations 0
General Economics 0


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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