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54 Colleges
$44,211 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,991 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2021, 14,109 students received a trade school degree from a college in Utah, making it rank #22 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $11,053 per year to get their degree at a college in Utah, while out of state students will pay an average of $17,139 per year.

An estimated 50% of college students in Utah take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,498 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
1% Freshmen Loans

There are 485 full-time undergraduates at Mountainland Technical College, and 3,795 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

1% of Mountainland Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,600 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mountainland Technical College is $31,031.

#2

Davis Technical College

Kaysville, Utah
Public Public vs. Private

There are 368 full-time undergraduates at Davis Tech, and 3,814 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,469 during the early-career years.

#3

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
$8,010 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
67% Freshmen Loans

There are 104,919 undergraduates at WGU, of which 104,919 are full-time, and there are 147,866 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at WGU is 5.1 years.

67% of WGU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,072 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from WGU is $60,007.

#4

Weber State University

Ogden, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
$6,391 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
19% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Weber State University is 29,596, of which 28,685 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,042 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at WSU is 4.9 years.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,138 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from WSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,734 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
$6,270 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
13% Freshmen Loans

There are 40,936 students at UVU in total, 40,311 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 19,413 are full-time. It takes the average UVU undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

13% of UVU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,807 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,837 during the early-career years.

#6

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
$4,257 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
12% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Salt Lake Community College is 27,293, which includes 6,860 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at Salt Lake Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,212 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Salt Lake Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
2% Freshmen Loans

There are 2,583 students at Ogden-Weber Tech College in total, 411 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 2% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,750 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Ogden-Weber Tech College is $30,112.

Public Public vs. Private

There are 138 full-time undergraduates at UBTech, and 1,109 students altogether. UBTech has a freshman retention rate of 97%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,912 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private

The total student population at Bridgerland Technical College is 1,469, which includes 563 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Students who graduate from Bridgerland ATC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,093 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Dixie Technical College

Saint George, Utah
Public Public vs. Private

There are 204 full-time undergraduates at Dixie Tech, and 815 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 65% of accepted students are men, and 35% are women.

Students who graduate from Dixie Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,735 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Utah State University

Logan, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
$8,305 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
19% Freshmen Loans

There are 27,691 students at USU in total, 24,647 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17,117 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at USU is 4.7 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,086 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from USU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,027 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Southwest Technical College

Cedar City, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
2% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Southwest Technical College is 586, which includes 85 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

Roughly 2% of students at Southwest Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,079 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,873 during the early-career years.

#13

Snow College

Ephraim, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
$4,180 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
19% Freshmen Loans

There are 5,800 students at Snow College in total, 3,186 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,272 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Snow College is $33,004.

#14

Dixie State University

Saint George, Utah
Public Public vs. Private
$6,074 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
26% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Dixie State University is 12,043, of which 11,988 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,210 are full-time. For undergraduates at Dixie State College, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

26% of Dixie State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,178 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Dixie State College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,797 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
20% Freshmen Loans

There are 84 full-time undergraduates at Cameo College of Essential Beauty, and 205 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Cameo College of Essential Beauty is 99%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,491 a year. Cameo College of Essential Beauty has a 4.2% 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 Cameo College of Essential Beauty is $27,406.

#16

Tooele Technical College

Tooele, Utah
Public Public vs. Private

There are 119 full-time undergraduates at Tooele Technical College, and 466 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

#17

Medspa Academies

South Jordan, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
46% Freshmen Loans

There are 212 full-time undergraduates at National Institute of Medical Aesthetics, and 212 students altogether. National Institute of Medical Aesthetics has a freshman retention rate of 93%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 46% of students at National Institute of Medical Aesthetics take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,812 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,250 during the early-career years.

#18

Skin Science Institute

Sandy, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
52% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Skin Science Institute is 179, which includes 97 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Skin Science Institute. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

Approximately 52% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,393 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,649 during the early-career years.

#19

Top Nails & Hair Beauty School

Taylorsville, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private

There are 41 full-time undergraduates at Top Nails & Hair Beauty School, and 109 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Top Nails & Hair Beauty School. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

Students who graduate from Top Nails & Hair Beauty School with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,634 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Fortis College - Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
$16,255 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
70% Freshmen Loans

There are 501 full-time undergraduates at Fortis College - Salt Lake City, and 539 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

70% of Fortis College - Salt Lake City students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,168 a year. Fortis College - Salt Lake City has a 4.3% 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 Fortis College - Salt Lake City is $29,560.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
56% Freshmen Loans

There are 87 full-time undergraduates at Acaydia School of Aesthetics, and 133 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Acaydia School of Aesthetics is 94%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 56% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,956 a year.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
89% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design-West Jordan is 180, which includes 143 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Taylor Andrews Academy - West Jordan is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Roughly 89% of students at Taylor Andrews Academy - West Jordan take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,410 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Taylor Andrews Academy - West Jordan is $26,201.

#23

Taylor Andrews Academy-St George

St. George, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
52% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Taylor Andrews Academy-St George is 167, which includes 106 full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Taylor Andrews is 95%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

52% of Taylor Andrews students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,545 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $20,322 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
88% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Salt Lake City is 303, which includes 122 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 88% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Salt Lake City take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,326 a year. Paul Mitchell the School Salt Lake City has a 5.0% 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 $25,290 during the early-career years.

#25

Renaissance Academie

Provo, Utah
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
63% Freshmen Loans

There are 2 full-time undergraduates at Renaissance Academie, and 105 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Renaissance Academie is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,500 a year.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Renaissance Academie is $19,987.

Other Utah Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Paul Mitchell the School Logan 93
27 Taylor Andrews Academy of Hair Design-Provo 92
27 Avalon School of Cosmetology - Layton 92
29 Aveda Institute - Provo 84
30 Skinworks School of Advanced Skincare 83
31 Southern Utah University 78
31 Myotherapy College of Utah 78
33 Paul Mitchell the School Ogden 64
34 Healing Mountain Massage School 60
34 The Barber School 60
34 LDS Business College 60
37 Utah College of Dental Hygiene 59
38 Mandalyn Academy 56
39 Brigham Young University - Provo 52
40 Paul Mitchell the School St. George 49
41 Collectiv Academy 48
42 University of Utah 42
43 Evans Hairstyling College-St George 40
44 Westminster College Utah 35
45 Evans Hairstyling College-Cedar City 25
46 Provo College 23
47 Eagle Gate College - Murray 22
48 AmeriTech College - Draper 21
49 Esteem Academy of Beauty 20
50 American Beauty Academy 18
50 Bonnie Joseph Academy of Cosmetology & Barbering 18
52 American Beauty Academy - West Valley Campus 16
53 Broadview University - West Jordan 5
54 Nightingale College 0

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