Utah Tech University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,266
3.99% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$14,589
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.12%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
12,556
58.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
24.6%
281 Graduates

About

Utah Tech University is a higher education institution located in Washington County, UT. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Utah Tech University were General Studies (870 degrees awarded), Pre-Engineering (23 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (18 degrees).

In 2022, 3,216 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Utah Tech University. 60.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,586 degrees), 7.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (336 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Utah Tech University is $5,266, which is $−6,698 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Utah Tech University is $5,266, which is $−6,698 less than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,589.

In 2022, 67% of undergraduate students attending Utah Tech University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 18% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,266
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Utah Tech University was $5,266. The cost of tuition at Utah Tech University is $−6,698 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$14,589
2022 Value
1.25%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Utah Tech University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,589. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Utah Tech University grew by 1.25%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,200
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Utah Tech University was of $7,200 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.33% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
18%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Utah Tech University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 28.8% with respect to 2021, when 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.12%
2019 Default Rate
52
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Utah Tech University was 3.12%, which represents 52 out of the 1669 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Utah Tech University had a total enrollment of 12,556 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Utah Tech University is 7,389 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,167. This means that 58.8% of students enrolled at Utah Tech University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Utah Tech University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.7% White, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.48% Two or More Races, 1.49% Black or African American, 1.18% Asian, 1.12% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.828% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Utah Tech University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46%), followed by White Male (28.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.57%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (38.8%), followed by White Female (36.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.12%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Utah Tech University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 12,556 students. The full-time enrollment at Utah Tech University is 7,389 and the part-time enrollment is 5,167. This means that 58.8% of students enrolled at Utah Tech University are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Utah Tech University was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Utah Tech University had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    9,507 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,586 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    563 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Utah Tech University is 75.7% White, 12.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.48% Two or More Races, 1.49% Black or African American, 1.18% Asian, 1.12% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.828% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 134 students (1.07%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 686 more women than men received degrees from Utah Tech University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Utah Tech University is white (2,586 degrees awarded). There were 7.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (336 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Utah Tech University is General Studies (870 degrees awarded), followed by Pre-Engineering (23 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (18 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Utah Tech University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,414 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees), and Communication Technologies (14 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Utah Tech University are Elementary & middle school teachers (255,553 people), Other managers (182,072 people), Postsecondary teachers (141,357 people), Secondary school teachers (141,110 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (103,350 people).

The most specialized majors at Utah Tech University in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,414 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees), Communication Technologies (14 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (112 degrees), and English (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Utah Tech University are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Utah Tech University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,414 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees), Communication Technologies (14 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (112 degrees), and English (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Utah Tech University are Elementary & secondary schools (565,756 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (319,406 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (164,610 people), Computer Systems Design (158,682 people), and Legal services (100,442 people).

The most specialized majors at Utah Tech University are Liberal Arts & Humanities (1,414 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (102 degrees), Communication Technologies (14 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (112 degrees), and English (36 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Utah Tech University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 305 degrees awarded
  2. 81 degrees awarded
  3. 75 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Utah Tech University was Registered Nursing with 305 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,265
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,951
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,265 degrees were awarded to men at Utah Tech University, which is 0.648 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,951).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 526 degrees were awarded to men at Utah Tech University in General Studies, which is 0.592 times less than the 888 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 888 degrees were awarded to men at Utah Tech University in General Studies, which is 1.69 times more than the 526 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
23%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 14% of students graduating from Utah Tech University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 23% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 26% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (29.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Utah Tech University is Female and White (29.1% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.07% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,586 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    336 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    112 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Utah Tech University is white (2,586 degrees awarded). There were 7.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (336 degrees).

0.311% of degree recipients (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,598 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    988 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    196 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Utah Tech University is white female (1,598 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (988 degrees).

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Operations

Utah Tech University has an endowment valued at nearly $17.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−22.6%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Utah Tech University had a total salary expenditure of 169M. Utah Tech University employs 94 Assistant professors, 72 Associate professors and 40 Professors. Most academics at Utah Tech University are Male Assistant professor (50), Female Assistant professor (44), and Male Associate professor (39).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Utah Tech University are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 111 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 68 employees, and Management with 66 employees.

Endowment

$17.5M
2022 Endowment
9.49%
decline from 2021

Utah Tech University has an endowment valued at about $17.5M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Utah Tech University declined 9.49% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $3.83M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$59.7M
2022 Salaries
11.7%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Utah Tech University paid a median of $59.7M in salaries, which represents 35.4% of their overall expenditure ($169M) and a 11.7% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.1M
Instructional Salaries
254
Number of Employees

In 2022, Utah Tech University paid a total of $18.1M to 254 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
94 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
111 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Utah Tech University were Assistant professor with 94 employees, Associate professor with 72 employees, and Professor with 40 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Utah Tech University were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 111 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 68 employees, and Management with 66 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Utah Tech University was Male Assistant professor with 50 employees, Female Assistant professor with 44 employees, and Male Associate professor with 39 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Utah Tech University.

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