Independence University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#6509 of 14,160 In the World
#1636 of 2,624 In North America
#1555 of 2,523 In the United States
#11 of 21 In Utah
#4 of 8 In Salt Lake City

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Avg. cost to attend
$26,332 /y
Aid receiving
97%
Undergraduates
10,983
Graduates
245
Male:Female Ratio
24:76
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Independence University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

11,228 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Independence University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Race or Ethnicity unknown 4645 (42%)
White 2844 (25%)
Black or African American 1607 (14%)
Hispanic 996 (9%)
Two or more races 974 (9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 49 (0.4%)
Asian 45 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 15 (0.1%)
Nonresident Alien 6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$26,332/year
Average aid awarded
$6,343
Students receiving aid
97%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $26,563
$30-48K $28,298
$48-75K $28,502
$75-110K $28,750

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $14,585$12,638
Tuition in-state $14,585$12,638
Tuition out-of-state $14,585$12,638

Independence University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
Business Administration and Management, General 327 155 82
Medical & Clinical Assistant 260
Health Services Administration 114
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 63
Accounting 44
Graphic Design 39
Computer and Information Sciences, General 11
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 9
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 5
Nursing Education 4
Nursing Administration 2
Computer Programming, Specific Applications 1
Grand Total 587 432 97
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 12% 10% 13%
  • Full-time retention rate - 43%

Publications & Citations

Publications
480
Citations
6,638

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
86 / 3,693
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
85 / 1,704
Engineering
84 / 546
Business
71 / 355
Computer Science
70 / 418
Economics
63 / 535
Physics
43 / 300
Environmental Science
43 / 672
Chemistry
39 / 317
Political Science
33 / 30
Materials Science
29 / 242
Biology
27 / 500
Demography
25 / 1,574
Mathematics
25 / 50
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
25 / 199
Public Health
23 / 652
Epidemiology
19 / 2,139
Health Science
18 / 15
Investment Banking and Stock trading
16 / 44
Development Studies
15 / 423
Psychology
14 / 548
Communications and Public Relations
13 / 11
Geography and Cartography
12 / 95
Healthcare Management (MHA)
12 / 186
Finance
11 / 43
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
11 / 32
Computer Networking
11 / 9
Environmental Management
10 / 365
Computational Linguistics
10 / 23
Sociology
10 / 12
Art & Design
10 / 18
Optical Engineering
8 / 42
Electrical Engineering
8 / 20
Automotive Engineering
8 / 11
Marketing
8 / 28
Human Resource Management
7 / 12
Advertising
7 / 152
Political Economy
7 / 0
Automation and Control engineering
7 / 33
Ecology
7 / 188

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 0 0
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 1
1994 1 4
1995 2 9
1996 4 7
1997 3 5
1998 5 12
1999 3 12
2000 7 24
2001 2 14
2002 2 13
2003 5 15
2004 6 35
2005 9 44
2006 7 54
2007 15 76
2008 7 90
2009 12 98
2010 12 107
2011 7 126
2012 19 155
2013 10 167
2014 21 204
2015 26 356
2016 20 391
2017 51 495
2018 43 571
2019 68 844
2020 89 1616

General info

Alternative names Branch of Stevens-Henager College
Total FTE staff 476
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools

Location and Contacts

Address 4021 S 700 E Ste 400
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84107
United States
City population 186,000
Phone 8009725149