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Allied Health Professions Schools in Utah

In 2018-2019, 869 students earned their Allied Health degrees in UT.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 42 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In Utah, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

Allied Health Professions Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in Utah is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.2%
  • White: 75.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
Allied Health Professions Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Utah

There are 10,980 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Utah

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $57,040, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Utah that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

368 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
29,644 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.60%. The full-time teacher rate is 95%. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,706 Total Students

58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,300 a year.

#3

Independence University

Salt Lake City
63 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
11,228 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
534 Total Students

57% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.

#6

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,517 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,200 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 22%. Of all the students who attend this school, 65% get financial aid.

#7

Dixie Technical College

Saint George
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
767 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 72% get financial aid.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,318 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,100 after earning their degree at this institution. An average student at BYU will pay a net price of $13,181. The full-time teacher rate is 71%.

#9

Dixie State University

Saint George
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
11,193 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. 35% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Dixie State College grads earn an average salary of $28,600.

#10

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
32,852 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,222 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 32% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $15,500 after graduation.

Allied Health Professions Careers in UT

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 46% $76,730
Health Technologists and Technicians 46% $38,490
Surgical Technologists 38% $41,540
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 38% $74,790
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 38% $0
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 33% $68,790
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 30% $30,550
Hearing Aid Specialists 22% $53,350

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,036
Allied Health Services 1,686
Health/Medical Admin Services 925
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 590
Dental Support Services 428
Health Sciences & Services 240
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 125
Health Aids & Attendants 86

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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