Utah Valley University

800 W University Pkwy, Orem, United States
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  • Class Notes
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  • Textbook Notes
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  • Study Guides
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  • Currently Enrolled
    13
  • Previously Enrolled
    2

Overview of Utah Valley University

About this school

Utah Valley University, founded in 1941, is a public, coeducational college. Its 185-acre campus is located in Orem.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:36,868
    • Men:19,680 (53.4%)
    • Women:17,188 (46.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Utah Valley University is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
-
Mathematics
-
-
Science
-
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
800 West University Parkway
City, State, Zip
Orem, UT  84058-5999
Phone
(801) 863-8466
Fax
(801) 225-4677
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$35
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
88% of 11,735 applicants were admitted
Women
89% of 6,098 applicants were admitted
Men
87% of 5,637 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
9,162 (88%) of 10,376 admitted students enrolled
Women
4,291 (79%) of 5,453 admitted students enrolled
Men
4,871 (99%) of 4,923 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.31
375 And Above
2%
3.50 - 3.74
7%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
16%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
Not reported
• Score 24 - 29
Not reported
• Score 18 - 23
Not reported
• Score 12 - 17
Not reported
• Score 6 - 11
Not reported
• Score 5 Or Below
Not reported

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $5,652|Out-of-state: $16,066
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expences: - $976 (22.313671696387747%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,398 (77.68632830361226%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Utah Valley University accepts deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 004027
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,973 (64.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,449 (73.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,383 (95.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
276 (20.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$7,947
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 884 (63.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,067
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,268 (91.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,397
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 594 (43.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
17 (.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,015

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
11,792 (67.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
10,192 (86.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
9,812 (96.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
946 (9.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$8,129
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,808 (79.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,187
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,406 (95.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,958
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,264 (23.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
136 (.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,509

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
47%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$20,832
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


696

Part-Time Faculty


1,286

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


23%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 29% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 33% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 4% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1000
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Utah Valley University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


66.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


10.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


19.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


26.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (61)


  • Accounting
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Hardware Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dance, General
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance, General
  • Financial Planning and Services
  • Fire Science/Fire-fighting
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Surveying Technology/Surveying
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (10)


  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English as a Second Language
  • Mathematics Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Reading Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


90,749

Nearest Metropolitan Area


524 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Salt Lake City

Weather


Temperature
19.3 average low in January, 82.8 average high in September
Rain
91 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
33 mile(s) from campus in Salt Lake City
Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
Provo

Housing

College Housing


College does not provide housing for students

Types of Housing


Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wolverines
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Utah Valley University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, ldssa orem institute, center for the advancement of leadership

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


18,404

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
36,868
Women
17,188
Men
19,680

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.3% Asian
  • 0.8% Black/African-American
  • 11.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.8% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 80.3% White
  • 3.3% Unknown

International Students


2.1% from 82 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


414

Student Resources

Study resources