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63 Colleges
13,071 Yearly Graduations
$44,179 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$28,910 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 13,071 students received a trade school degree from a college in Utah, making it rank #26 in terms of graduations. Utah colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $11,045 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $14,867 per year.

About 62% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $7,227 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
2,110 Yearly Degrees

There are 2,801 students at Mountainland Technical College in total, 329 are full-time undergraduates. Mountainland Technical College has a freshman retention rate of 87%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 2% of students at Mountainland Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,131 a year.

Students who graduate from Mountainland Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $15,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Davis Technical College

Kaysville, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
1,305 Yearly Degrees

There are 514 full-time undergraduates at Davis Tech, and 3,162 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Students who graduate from Davis Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Weber State University

Ogden, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
1,108 Yearly Degrees
$5,986 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 27,465 undergraduates at WSU, of which 11,444 are full-time, and there are 28,247 students altogether. It takes the average WSU undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 25% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,986 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,100 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
770 Yearly Degrees

There are 2,277 students at Ogden-Weber Tech College in total, 444 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,400 during the early-career years.

#5

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
733 Yearly Degrees
$3,929 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 29,156 students at Salt Lake Community College in total, 7,496 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

15% of Salt Lake Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,321 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Salt Lake Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
705 Yearly Degrees
$6,670 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Western Governors University is 121,437, of which 88,921 students are undergraduates and of those, 88,921 are full-time. It takes the average WGU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from WGU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
656 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Bridgerland Technical College is 1,345, which includes 488 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bridgerland ATC is $27,200.

Public Public vs. Private
625 Yearly Degrees
$5,820 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 39,931 students at UVU in total, 39,397 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,261 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UVU is 4.8 years.

18% of UVU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,724 a year. UVU has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,500 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
521 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,213 students at UBTech in total, 160 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

#10

Dixie Technical College

Saint George, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
348 Yearly Degrees

There are 175 full-time undergraduates at Dixie Tech, and 693 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

#11

Dixie State University

Saint George, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
323 Yearly Degrees
$5,496 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Dixie State University is 9,950, of which 9,928 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,106 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 31% of students at Dixie State College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,824 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

#11

Independence University

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
323 Yearly Degrees
$14,585 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Independence University is 10,095, of which 9,779 students are undergraduates and of those, 9,779 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 97% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,722 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Branch of Stevens-Henager College is $24,200.

#13

Southwest Technical College

Cedar City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
306 Yearly Degrees

There are 63 full-time undergraduates at Southwest Tech, and 574 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Southwest Tech. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

#14

Utah State University

Logan, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
206 Yearly Degrees
$7,659 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 24,880 undergraduates at USU, of which 17,393 are full-time, and there are 27,932 students altogether. It takes the average USU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

29% of USU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,288 a year. USU has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from USU is $33,900.

#15

Medspa Academies

South Jordan, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
180 Yearly Degrees

There are 210 full-time undergraduates at National Institute of Medical Aesthetics, and 210 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

67% of National Institute of Medical Aesthetics students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,578 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#16

Top Nails & Hair Beauty School

Taylorsville, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
168 Yearly Degrees

There are 12 full-time undergraduates at Top Nails & Hair Beauty School, and 30 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1.

#17

Tooele Technical College

Tooele, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
153 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Tooele Technical College is 511, which includes 122 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

#18

Skin Science Institute

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
148 Yearly Degrees

There are 76 full-time undergraduates at Skin Science Institute, and 146 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Roughly 52% of students at Skin Science Institute take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,527 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
128 Yearly Degrees

There are 130 students at Cameo College of Essential Beauty in total, 58 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,947 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,600 during the early-career years.

#20

Hairitage Hair Academy

Saint George, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
125 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Hairitage Hair Academy is 60, which includes 39 full-time undergraduates. Hairitage Hair Academy has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
116 Yearly Degrees

There are 133 full-time undergraduates at Paul Mitchell the School Salt Lake City, and 283 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 79% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Salt Lake City take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,527 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Paul Mitchell the School Salt Lake City is $21,700.

#22

Fortis College - Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
114 Yearly Degrees
$14,537 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 480 students at Fortis College - Salt Lake City in total, 480 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Fortis College - Salt Lake City. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

83% of Fortis College - Salt Lake City students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,661 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,200 during the early-career years.

#22

Southern Utah University

Cedar City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
114 Yearly Degrees
$6,770 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 9,271 undergraduates at Southern Utah University, of which 6,808 are full-time, and there are 10,196 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Southern Utah University is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,267 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,200 during the early-career years.

#24

LDS Business College

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
96 Yearly Degrees
$3,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,996 students at LDS Business College in total, 1,267 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

13% of LDS Business College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,298 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,900 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
95 Yearly Degrees

There are 132 students at Paul Mitchell the School Logan in total, 132 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Paul Mitchell the School Logan is 93%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 85% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,410 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Other Utah Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
27 Aveda Institute - Provo 87
28 Taylor Andrews Academy-Orem 86
28 Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design-West Jordan 86
30 Taylor Andrews Academy-St George 81
31 Avalon School of Cosmetology - Layton 78
32 Acaydia School of Aesthetics 72
33 Healing Mountain Massage School 71
34 The Barber School 69
35 Paul Mitchell the School Ogden 68
35 Brigham Young University - Provo 68
37 Renaissance Academie 67
38 Utah College of Dental Hygiene 59
39 Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare 56
40 Paul Mitchell the School Provo 53
41 University of Utah 52
42 Myotherapy College of Utah 50
42 Provo College 50
44 AmeriTech College - Draper 36
45 Mandalyn Academy 32
46 Stevens - Henager College 31
47 Evans Hairstyling College-Cedar City 29
47 American Beauty Academy - West Valley Campus 29
49 Stevens-Henager College 28
50 Evans Hairstyling College-St George 21
50 Stevens - Henager College 21
52 Eagle Gate College - Murray 19
53 AmeriTech College - Provo 14
53 Bonnie Joseph Academy of Cosmetology & Barbering 14
55 Westminster College Utah 13
56 American Beauty Academy 12
57 Collectiv Academy 11
57 Broadview University - West Jordan 11
59 Stevens - Henager College 8
59 Stevens - Henager College 8
59 Esteem Academy of Beauty 8
62 Eagle Gate College - Layton 2
63 University of Phoenix - Utah 0

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