2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$9,210

Net Price

%

Admitted

%

Enrolled

33%

Graduation Rate

25/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Utah Valley University

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 41,262. In 2021, there were 502 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #7 in Utah and ranks #1335 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Certificate, Associate Degree, Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

502

Total Enrollment

41,262

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Ranking for Utah Valley University

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#7

Utah Rank

Combining ranking factors for 8 schools that offer psychology degrees in Utah, Utah Valley University ranks #7.

#1335

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Utah Valley University ranks #1335.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Utah Valley University offers Counseling and Applied Psychology at the certificate level. At the associate degree level, the university offers General Psychology. At the bachelor level General Psychology and Social Work are offered. At the master level Marriage and Family Therapy and Social Work are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021CERTASBSMA
Counseling and Applied Psychology6
General Psychology31379
Marriage and Family Therapy17
Social Work5155
Total Graduates63143072
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 0 students applied to the Utah Valley University. The university admitted % and % of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Utah universities is 12,927. On average, all Utah institutions admit 82% and 33% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Utah Valley University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 66%. Compared to all Utah four or more years colleges, the percentage is 70%.

The overall graduation rate for Utah Valley University is 33%, compared to 55% for all Utah universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 53%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare UVU to Utah Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Utah Valley University to the average of all Utah four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

UVU

0

Applicants

%

Percent Admitted

%

Percent Enrolled

66%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

33%

Graduation Rate

UT Colleges

12,927

Applicants

82%

Percent Admitted

33%

Percent Enrolled

70%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

55%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 774 or 46% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 897 or 54% part-time faculty members employed at Utah Valley University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 774 or 46%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

UVU

25 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

46%

Percent Full-Time

54%

Percent Part-Time

46%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

UT Colleges

20 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

59%

Percent Full-Time

41%

Percent Part-Time

55%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Utah Valley University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $5,368, and the average cost for books and supplies is $588.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $8,773 and the average cost for graduate fees is $544.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Utah Valley University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Utah Valley University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$0
On-Campus Living Expenses$0
Total Living Expenses$0
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$5,368
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$588
Total Undergraduate Expenses$5,956
In-State, Graduate Tuition$8,773
In-State, Graduate Fees$544
Total Graduate Expenses$9,317
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Utah Valley University is $9,210. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Utah Valley University presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$7,707$7,403
$30,001 – $48,000$9,992$8,392
$48,001 – $75,000$11,196$9,842
$75,001 – $110,000$12,446$12,590
$110,001 and more$13,248$13,414
US Department of Education

Compare Utah Valley University to all Utah universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

UVU

$5,956

Cost to Attend

$5,311

Average Financial Aid

73%

Percent Receiving Aid

$9,210

Net Price

UT Colleges

$22,864

Cost to Attend

$8,150

Average Financial Aid

85%

Percent Receiving Aid

$12,919

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 2,537 or 73%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 18,704 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $5,311.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid18,704$5,311
Pell Grants10,786$5,167
Federal Student Loans4,546$7,418
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Utah Valley University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

UVU

18,704

Grant or Scholarship Aid

55%

Grants or Scholarships

10,786

Number of Pell Grants

32%

Pell Grants

4,546

Federal Student Loans

13%

Federal Student Loans

UT Colleges

11,289

Grant or Scholarship Aid

56%

Grants or Scholarships

5,256

Number of Pell Grants

26%

Pell Grants

3,544

Federal Student Loans

18%

Federal Student Loans

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