Colleges and Universities in Utah
65 higher education schools within its borders.
University of Utah,
the highest-ranked school in UT,
has a total student population of 29,284 and
129th highest ranked school in the USA.
Of the 65 schools
in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is
17 to 1. There are 2052 total
degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school.
Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around
$3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type
Of the 65 schools in Utah,
only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid,
Stevens Henager College-Logan comes out as the most expensive ($46,580/yr),
with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,568/yr.
Utah Interesting Facts
Top National Parks in Utah
Famous State Residents
- Completion of the world's first transcontinental railroad was celebrated at Promontory where the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads met on May 10, 1869. It is now known as Golden Spike National Historic Site
- Levan, is "navel" spelled backwards. It is so named because it is in the middle of Utah.
- Utah is the site of the nations first department store. Zions Co-operative Mercantile Institution was established in the late 1800's. It is still in operation today as ZCMI.
- The Mormon Temple in Salt Lake City took 40 years to complete. The Mormon temples in St. George, Manti and Logan Utah were completed before the Salt Lake Temple.
- Interstate 70 enters the eastern edge of the state, from Grand Junction Colorado, and ends where it intersects Interstate 15, near Cove Fort. This section of Interstate 70 is one of the most deserted stretches of Interstate in the United States.