Utah Valley University

country rank  293
world rank  848

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University Overview

Founded in 1941, Utah Valley University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Orem (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Utah. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Heber. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Utah Valley University (UVU) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Utah Valley University (UVU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UVU
Founded 1941
Motto Success Starts Here
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 800 W University Parkway
Orem (population range: 50,000-249,999)
84058-5999 Utah
United States
T +1 (801) 863 8000
F +1 (801) 226 5207
Other locations Heber

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 800 West University Parkway
Orem 84058-5999
+1 (801) 863 8466

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Utah Valley University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CAAHEP
  • International Fire Service Accreditation Congress IFSAC
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission NLNAC

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020