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Colleges in Utah

As a major tourist destination for outdoor recreationalists, the distinct geographical regions of the Beehive State are a popular choice for rock climbers, star gazers, and students alike. There are 28 colleges in Utah, 15 public and 11 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. Utah has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.

The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City, is the state's oldest institution. Renowned programs from the S.J. Quinney College of law and School of Medicine, Utah's only medical school, highlight an extensive list of course offerings. Further, University of Utah is home to the state's only accredited architecture program.

The main campus of Utah State University is located in Logan. Most notable among the school's wide range of fields of study is the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. The acclaimed school is repeatedly ranked in the top 2% of prestigious graduate schools of education by the U.S. News & World Report.

Brigham Young University is a private university in Provo. Owned and operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it's the country's largest religious university, and 98% of students are members of the LDS Church. BYU offers programs in liberal arts, engineering, agriculture, management, and law. Its Marriott School of Management was ranked 5th for undergraduate programs by BusinessWeek.

Other Utah colleges include Dixie State College in Saint George, Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah Valley University in Orem, Weber State University in Ogden, and many more.

Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in Utah, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.