Utah Valley University: Statistics

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#1871 of 14,131 In the World
#536 of 2,597 In North America
#488 of 2,496 In the United States
#5 of 20 In Utah
#1 of 2 In Orem
#864 of 1,552 For Communications and Public Relations

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
100%
Aid receiving
74%
Undergraduates
40,311
Graduates
625
Male:Female Ratio
51:49
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
uvu.edu

Utah Valley University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

15,271 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

13,400 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Utah Valley 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

White 32522 (80%)
Hispanic 4751 (12%)
Two or more races 1537 (4%)
Asian 549 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 465 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 348 (0.9%)
Black or African American 333 (0.8%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 260 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 82 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,124
Students receiving aid
74%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $5,192$8,541
Tuition in-state $5,192$8,541
Tuition out-of-state $16,092$25,977
Fee in-district $714$607
Fee in-state $714$607
Fee out-of-state $714$680

Utah Valley University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
General Studies 1,316 44
Business Administration and Management, General 136 290 37
Psychology, General 47 398
Fire Science & Fire-fighting 114 104
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 20 195
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 2 196
Accounting 21 139 37
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 98 81 5
Design and Visual Communications, General 41 130
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 50 96
Elementary Education and Teaching 132
Computer Science 34 83 6
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 6 114
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 15 103
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 111
Social Work 44 51
English Language and Literature, General 7 80
Finance, General 87
Community Health and Preventive Medicine 7 78
Business & Commerce, General 84
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 68
Family and Community Services 67
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 60
Information Science & Studies 60
Building & Construction Site Management & Manager 8 50
Marketing, Other 57
Engineering & Industrial Management 54
Political Science and Government, General 52
Computer and Information Sciences, General 48
Web & Multimedia Management and Webmaster 8 40
Financial Planning and Services 47
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 4 40
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 14 30
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 23 20
History, General 21 18
Culinary Arts & Chef Training 36
Robotics Technology & Technician 36
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist 19 15
Drafting and Design Technology & Technician, General 32
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 30
American Sign Language (ASL) 29
Biotechnology 29
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist 12 17
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other 28
Curriculum and Instruction 27
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 27
Pre-Engineering 27
Dance, General 9 17
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 26
Mathematics, General 14 12
Philosophy 26
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2 19
History Teacher Education 21
Computer Engineering, General 20
Game and Interactive Media Design 19
Spanish Language and Literature 18
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities 16
Physics, General 16
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 16
Computer Software Engineering 15
Health Teacher Education 15
Forensic Science and Technology 14
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician 13
Music Technology 13
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 12
Legal Assistant & Paralegal 2 10
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design 4 8
Mechanics and Repairers, General 11
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 10
Intelligence, General 10
Mathematics Teacher Education 10
Mechanical Engineering 10
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9
Chemistry, General 9
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 9
Environmental Science 9
Geology & Earth Science, General 9
Surveying Technology & Surveying 4 5
Civil Engineering, General 8
Statistics, General 8
Economics, General 7
Music Performance, General 7
Diesel Mechanics Technology & Technician 6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 6
Botany & Plant Biology 5
Music Teacher Education 5
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 5
Autobody & Collision and Repair Technology & Technician 4
Biology Teacher Education 4
Cabinetmaking and Millwork 4
Music, General 1 3
Art Teacher Education 3
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness 3
Physics Teacher Education 3
Building & Property Maintenance 2
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 2
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology & Technician 2
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Building & Home & Construction Inspection & Inspector 1
Business and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Teacher Education 1
Business & Office Automation & Technology & Data Entry 1
National Security Policy Studies 1
Grand Total 2,352 3,713 285
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 32% 24% 39%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,662
Citations
23,822

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
494 / 7,117
Psychology
281 / 8,187
Business
257 / 4,404
Medicine
211 / 3,804
Computer Science
207 / 1,893
Biology
149 / 2,492
Engineering
149 / 586
Environmental Science
146 / 1,525
Sociology
143 / 1,468
Physics
132 / 5,940
Mathematics
121 / 2,221
Economics
119 / 1,258
Social Psychology
105 / 3,401
Art & Design
96 / 936
Political Science
96 / 547
Communications and Public Relations
77 / 1,985
Demography
71 / 1,136
Education Majors
61 / 1,926
Math Teachers
59 / 1,213
Health Science
49 / 1,129
Geography and Cartography
47 / 194
Chemistry
47 / 527
Law
47 / 171
Astrophysics and Astronomy
46 / 696
Quantum and Particle physics
39 / 4,927
Finance
38 / 512
Geology
37 / 461
Ecology
36 / 445
Child Psychology
35 / 590
Management Information Systems
35 / 412
Investment Banking and Stock trading
34 / 419
Marketing
31 / 571
Nuclear Physics
30 / 3,870
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
28 / 75
Public Health
27 / 379
Gender Studies
26 / 101
Management
26 / 305
Multimedia
25 / 133
History
25 / 102
Statistics
24 / 355

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1997 1 1
1998 3 0
1999 1 0
2000 5 4
2001 11 11
2002 10 29
2003 22 37
2004 42 82
2005 37 186
2006 59 267
2007 50 413
2008 42 558
2009 53 723
2010 75 891
2011 84 1130
2012 90 1347
2013 100 1721
2014 94 1920
2015 143 2115
2016 173 2269
2017 120 2249
2018 112 2506
2019 179 2697
2020 223 3225
2021 203 3753

Utah Valley University alumni

  1. A. J. Cook

    A. J. Cook
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Andrea Joy Cook is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Supervisory Special Agent Jennifer "JJ" Jareau on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds (2005–2020). Cook has also appeared in The Virgin Suicides (1999), Higher Ground (2000), Ripper (2001), Out Cold (2001), Final Destination 2 (2003), and Tru Calling (2003–2004).

  2. Matthew S. Petersen

    Matthew S. Petersen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Matthew Spencer Petersen is an American attorney who served as a member of the United States Federal Election Commission. In 2017, he was nominated by President Donald Trump to be a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Petersen withdrew his nomination following a confrontational exchange with Senator John Kennedy during his confirmation hearing. On August 26, 2019, Petersen announced his resignation from the FEC, effective August 31. In September 2019, Petersen joined the law firm Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky as a partner where he practices political law.

  3. Chelsie Hightower

    Chelsie Hightower
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    dancerchoreographer
    Biography

    Chelsie Kay Hightower is a ballroom dancer. She is known for being a regular dance partner, trainer and choreographer on the ABC competition show Dancing with the Stars, on which she was a professional from Season 8 to 15, excluding Season 13.

  4. Ryan Toolson

    Ryan Toolson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Ryan Toolson is an American professional basketball player who last played for Baxi Manresa of the Liga ACB. Standing at 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m), he plays at the shooting guard position.

General info

Alternative names UVU
Founded 1941
Motto Success Starts Here
Colors green, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 2,724
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 800 W University Parkway
Orem, Utah, 84058-5999
United States
City population 98,000
Phone 8018638000
Fax +1 (801) 226 5207

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