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Study at Utah Valley State College

Utah Valley State College, also referred to as UVSC, is a publicly-funded college located in Orem, Utah. It gained the status of university and was renamed Utah Valley University, or UVU, in 2007. It offers more than 55 bachelor degrees and over 250 career-preparation programs. The official mascot of Utah Valley University is the Wolverine. The athletics department of the university fields men's and women's teams in various sports and they compete in the NCAA. They are nicknamed the Wolverines. Some of the notable alumni of the university are Ricky Allman, internationally renowned painter; Noelle Pikus Pace, World Cup Gold Medalist in Skeleton; and Ronnie Price, NBA basketball player for the Utah Jazz.

Profile of Utah Valley State CollegeOrem, UT is home to Utah Valley State. Orem is a small city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Utah Valley State go up to the Bachelor's degree.

Utah Valley State Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Utah Valley State has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school has 23, 840 enrolled students .

Student Life
Utah Valley State values student athletics, and belongs to the Division I Independents.

Utah Valley State Tuition and AffordabilityThe school is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees. Utah Valley State Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 025general studies, interdisciplinary studies, English, history, Spanish language, political science, humanities
Business and Management563business management, accounting, operations management, banking, MIS
Therapy and Counselling295psychology
Education and Teaching278elementary school teaching, early childhood education, English teaching, history teaching, secondary teaching, math teaching, science teaching, biology teaching, . . .
Transportation171commercial pilot and flight crew
Computer Science and Engineering165web design, computer science, data processing tech, computer networking, computer and info science, computer programming
Security and Law Enforcement152fire-fighting, criminal justice and administration, fire services administration, forensic science
Nursing and Emergency Medicine144registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Design74design and visual communication
Construction Trades70construction, property management, lineworker, construction trades, building inspector
Science65biology, geological and earth sciences, physics, physical sciences, chemistry
Engineering Technician44drafting, robotics tech, electronics tech, environmental control tech
Mechanics and Repair34automobile mechanics, autobody repair, HVAC, diesel mechanics
Law33legal assistant
Medical administration33community health
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy25health and physical Education
Media23communication studies
Hospitality15hospitality management
Medical Support and Technology12dental hygienist
Cooking and Culinary Arts10chef training
Drama and Performing Arts9dance, drama, dance courses
Production Trades8cabinetmaking, welding
office and Administration7office data entry, administrative assistant, executive secretary
Religion and Philosophy6philosophy
Contact: Utah Valley StateUtah Valley State College

800 W University Parkway

Orem, UT 84058-5999

General Phone: (801) 863-8161


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