Salt Lake City's Mormon heritage is well known, but today its citizens are a blend of religious and cultural backgrounds. Students at Salt Lake City colleges experience all four seasons, including the "Greatest Snow on Earth" in winter. Five national parks and several ski resorts are within driving distance. Light rail, buses, and trains move residents and visitors around town. A public bike-sharing system, and a downtown free-fare zone and protected bike lanes are bonuses.
Utah's Concurrent Enrollment program allows high school students to take college classes and earn credit from colleges in Salt Lake City.
Neumont College of Computer Science offers certificate, associate and bachelor's degree programs through a unique model of IT education that combines classroom teaching, collaborative lab environments, and real-world project experience with companies like Nike, IBM, and Bosch.
LDS Business College was founded by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is still sponsored by the Mormon Church. It offers associate degree programs in management, accounting, marketing, entrepreneurship, sales, software development, paralegal studies and more.
There are two major universities in Salt Lake City. The highly ranked University of Utah was named one of the top 100 universities in the world by CWUR World University Rankings (2018). The school is known for creating startups based on student and faculty research. Popular majors include visual and performing arts, economics, psychology, exercise science, nursing, mechanical engineering, business administration, biology and public health education.
Westminster College offers undergraduate majors in arts and sciences, business, education, nursing and health sciences. The school fosters a dedication to community service. For over a decade, Westminster has appeared on The Princeton Review's best colleges list.
Several institutions in Salt Lake City offer advance degree programs, including the University of Utah, where the most popular graduate programs are accounting and business administration, information science, law, medicine and registered nursing.
Students at Westminster College can earn master's degrees in several fields, the most popular being business administration, education, speech communication, nursing and public health.
The city is also home to Midwives College of Utah, where students can earn a Master of Science in Midwifery (MSM).
If you'd like more information about colleges in the state, see our list of Utah colleges.