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Independence University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Salt Lake City, Utah. Branch of Stevens-Henager College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

10,983 Full-Time Undergraduates
$14,585 Avg In-State Tuition

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Independence University Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Branch of Stevens-Henager College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Branch of Stevens-Henager College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Online Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Best Value Allied Health Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Branch of Stevens-Henager College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#18 Highest Paid Allied Health Professions Graduates College Factual

Where Is Independence University?

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Contact details for Branch of Stevens-Henager College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4021 S 700 E Ste 400, Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Phone: 800-972-5149
Website: www.independence.edu

Can I Afford Branch of Stevens-Henager College?

$14,585 In-State Tuition
97% Take Out Loans
18.5% Loan Default Rate

In State Out of State
Tuition $14,585 $14,585
Fees $0 $0
Books and Supplies $0 $0

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Branch of Stevens-Henager College, approximately 97% of students took out student loans averaging $9,722 a year. That adds up to $38,888 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Branch of Stevens-Henager College is 18.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Independence University Undergraduate Student Diversity

10,983 Full-Time Undergraduates
75% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are also 245 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 10,983 full-time undergraduates at Branch of Stevens-Henager College, 25% are male and 75% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Independence University students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 40
Black or African American 1,567
Hispanic or Latino 969
White 2,763
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 5,638

Geographic Diversity

Utah students aren't the only ones who study at Independence University. At this time, 43 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Independence University

10,095 Took All Classes Online
10,095 Took At Least One Class Online
23.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 9 bachelor’s degree and 4 master’s degree programs available online at Branch of Stevens-Henager College. In 2017-2018, 10,095 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Branch of Stevens-Henager College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in Utah for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Branch of Stevens-Henager College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Independence University was 23.2%. This is the #34 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Branch of Stevens-Henager College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Branch of Stevens-Henager College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 40%
Medical/Clinical Assistant 40%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Branch of Stevens-Henager College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist #1
Allied Health Professions #3
Medical/Clinical Assistant #6
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #7

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Independence University Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s TOTAL
Medical/Clinical Assistant 260 0 260
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0 63 63
TOTAL 260 63 323

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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