Colleges in Utah: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

Utah Colleges Summary

Utah has more than 50 colleges career schools and just over 200,000 students. Looking at the student population as a percentage of the total population of the state, Utah has the largest percentage of students of any state in the US with just over nine percent. However, not many students of Utah adult education schools live in dorms. Only a little over ten percent do, and only three US states have a lower percentage of their students in dorms.

There are only four states in which fewer than 8% of their post-secondary schools require SAT scores, and Utah is one of them. On another note, a very large portion (about two-thirds) of Utah's post-secondary schools are for-profit. Only Nevada has a higher percentage of for-profit schools.

six colleges with more than 10,000 students. The two largest are Brigham Young University, and the University of Utah, both of which have more than 30,000 students. Other large schools with more than 20,000 students include Utah Valley State College, Salt Lake Community College, and Utah State University.


The mailing address and web site address for the Utah State Office of Education is as follows:

250 East 500 South
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4200
Website: http://www.schools.utah.gov/

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Colleges and Universities in Utah

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
Bon Losee Academy of Hair Artistry Provo 174   Yes
Bridgerland Applied Technology College Logan 467   No
Brigham Young University Provo 34,174 4,979 No V: 550-660
M: 570-680
Cameo College of Essential Beauty Salt Lake City 170   Yes
Careers Unlimited Orem Orem 66   No
College of Eastern Utah Price 2,085 438 Yes
Davis Applied Technology College Kaysville 2,662   Yes
Dixie State College of Utah Saint George 5,598 264 Yes
Echelon Edge Academy Of Hair Skin and Nails Sandy 97   Yes
Evans Hairstyling College Cedar City Cedar City 66   Yes
Evans Hairstyling College Saint George Saint George 39   Yes
Fran Brown College of Beauty Layton 188   Yes
Hairitage Hair Academy Saint George 57   Yes
Healing Mountain Massage School Salt Lake City 9   No
Latter day Saints Business College Salt Lake City 1,316   Yes
Maximum Style Tec School of Cosmetology Logan 22   Yes
Mountainland Applied Technology College Orem 918   Yes
Myotherapy College of Utah Salt Lake City 58   Yes
Ogden Institute of Massage Therapy Ogden 41   No
Ogden Weber Applied Technology College Ogden 4,302   Yes
Paul Mitchell the School Provo Provo 271   Yes
Paul Mitchell the School Salt Lake City Holiday 318   Yes
Premier Hair Academy West Valley City 42   Yes
Renaissance School of Therapeutic Massage Bountiful 15   Yes
Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City 25,235   Yes
Sherman Kendall's Academy Sugarhouse Salt Lake City 49   Yes
Sherman Kendalls Academy of Beauty Arts & Sciences Midvale 34   Yes
Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare Salt Lake City 59   Yes
Snow College Ephraim 3,745 400 Yes
Southern Utah University Cedar City 7,057 608 No V: 430-540
M: 440-560
Southwest Applied Technology Center Cedar City 584   Yes
Staceys Hands of Champions Ogden 86   Yes
Uintah Basin Applied Technology College Roosevelt 805   No
University of Utah Salt Lake City 28,025 4,300 No V: 470-610
M: 500-635
W: 470-610
Utah State University Logan 14,893 2,996 No V: 470-600
M: 490-620
Utah State University Continuing Education Logan 10,736   No
Utah Valley University Orem 23,840   Yes
Weber State University Ogden 18,081 668 Yes
Westminster College Salt Lake City Salt Lake City 2,661 547 No V: 500-610
M: 505-625
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