Utah Best Colleges Comparison

View the Utah Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Utah Statistics

There are 78 colleges in Utah - 16 public and 62 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $15,212 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $16,356. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,239 and the average acceptance rate is 84% for Utah Best Colleges Comparison.
Next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Utah. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Utah colleges at Utah Statistics page.
2019-2020 Colleges In Utah Statistics
Top 13 colleges in UtahAll colleges in Utah
Number of Schools13 schools
(5 public, 8 private)
78 schools
(16 public, 62 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$7,363 (in-state)
$17,867 (out-of-state)
$4,722 (in-state)
$15,212 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,338 (in-state)
$17,341 (out-of-state)
$8,191 (in-state)
$16,356 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$9,401$5,405
Test Scores1,239 SAT, 26 ACT 1,239 SAT, 26 ACT
Acceptance Rate82.40% 83.70%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.40% 46.90%
Population342,048414,571
Undergraduate281,015352,075
Graduate61,03362,496
Graduation Rate45.08%59.52%
Transfer-out Rate7.00%9.74%
Students to Faculty Ratio18.69 to 114.38 to 1

Top Colleges In Utah Comparison

Next table lists the top 13 colleges in Utah for academic year 2019-2020. Brigham Young University ranked top in the Utah Best Colleges Comparison and University of Utah and Westminster College follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $17,867 for undergraduate programs $17,341 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Utah is 1,239 and the acceptance rate is 82.40%. The average students to faculty ratio is 18.69 to 1 for top colleges in Utah. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Utah Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Brigham Young University
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Private, 4 yearsProvo, UT
$6,120 $6,914 36,46159% 1,330 SAT
29 ACT
21 to 1
2 University of Utah
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Public, 4 yearsSalt Lake City, UT
$28,345
($8,893)
$8,345 33,08195% 1,285 SAT
26 ACT
17 to 1
3 Westminster College
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Private, 4 yearsSalt Lake City, UT
$39,200 $22,700 1,84976% 1,250 SAT
27 ACT
9 to 1
4 Utah State University
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Public, 4 yearsLogan, UT
$24,080
($8,960)
$8,608 27,69193% 1,195 SAT
25 ACT
19 to 1
5 Southern Utah University
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Public, 4 yearsCedar City, UT
$20,542
($6,726)
$8,817 12,58289% 1,135 SAT
23 ACT
23 to 1
6 Argosy University-Salt Lake City
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Private, 4 yearsDraper, UT
$13,438 $4,052 145- - 8 to 1
7 Stevens-Henager College
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Private, 4 yearsOrem, UT
$16,600 $16,191 125- - 8 to 1
8 Weber State University
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Public, 4 yearsOgden, UT
$16,644
($6,228)
$5,046 29,596- - 21 to 1
9 Utah Valley University
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Public, 4 yearsOrem, UT
$17,092
($6,010)
$5,386 40,936- - 24 to 1
10 Stevens-Henager College
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Private, 4 yearsMurray, UT
$16,600 $24,122 104- - 10 to 1
11 Independence University
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Private, 4 yearsSalt Lake City, UT
$16,600 $6,433 11,578- - 33 to 1
12 University of Phoenix-Utah
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Private, 4 yearsSalt Lake City, UT
$9,552 $1,446 34- - 8 to 1
13 Western Governors University
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Private, 4 yearsSalt Lake City, UT
$7,452 $4,147 147,866- - 42 to 1
Average$17,867
($7,363)
$9,401 342,04882.40% 1,239 SAT 18.69 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020