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Allied Health Professions Schools in Utah

869 students earned Allied Health degrees in Utah in the 2018-2019 year.

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.

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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%
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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.

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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.

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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

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,832. The 6.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,706 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. 58% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 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

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,966. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 45 to 1.

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

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree at UVU.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
534 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it.

#6

Salt Lake Community College

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

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

#7

Dixie Technical College

Saint George
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
767 Total Students

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

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

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $13,181. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

#9

Dixie State University

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

90% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $12,846.

#10

University of Utah

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

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.74 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 85% get financial aid.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,222 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 32% get financial aid. In their early career, Mountainland Technical College grads earn an average salary of $15,500.

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 39% $41,540
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 39% $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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