Top Utah Colleges and Universities

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Utah is located in the western region of the U.S. There are approximately 20 colleges and universities in the state of Utah; five of these are described below.
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Top Five Schools in Utah

Brigham Young University

Brigham Young University is a private educational institution located in Provo. It was founded in 1875 and has an undergraduate student population of 26,928. The university is affiliated with the Church of Latter-Day Saints and is operated by the church's educational system. Tuition at Brigham Young is comparatively cheaper than other universities because approximately 70% of the tuition fees are funded by tithes from the Church of Latter-Day Saints. The university is ranked 79th by U.S. News & World Report. There are 11 colleges at the university. Undergraduate tuition is $6,120 for students that have been baptized and are affiliated with the Church of Latter-Day Saints and $12,240 for non-LDS students.

University of Utah

The University of Utah is a public educational institution located in Salt Lake City. It was founded in 1850 and has an undergraduate student population of 22,661. The University of Utah is primarily known for research and is categorized as a research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Culturally it is the opposite of its neighbor to the south, Brigham Young University, and this intense rivalry often shows in athletic competitions between the two. There are 18 schools and colleges for undergraduates attending the University of Utah to choose from. Tuition rates vary according to which school a freshman or freshwoman enrolls in.

Utah Valley State College

Utah Valley State College is a public educational institution located in Orem. It was founded in 1941 and has an undergraduate student population of 23,750. It principally began as a trade and technical school but has since grown to include disciplines, such as behavioral science, business, education and accounting. However, it has still held onto many of its trade and technical school beginnings. In July of 2008 Utah Valley State College is scheduled to officially become a university. Undergraduate tuition for residents is $3,000 per year and $10,094 for non-residents.

Weber State University

Weber State University is a public educational institution located in Ogden. It was founded in 1889 and has a student population of 18,300. The school was founded by the Church of Latter-Day Saints and named after a local fur trader, John Henry Weber. There are seven colleges at Weber State University: College of Applied Science and Technology, College of Arts and Humanities, the John B. Goddard School of Business and Economics, College of Education, College of Health Professions and College of Science. Undergraduate tuition for residents is $2,988 per year and $10,459 per year for non-residents.

Utah State University

Utah State University is a public educational institution located in Logan. It was founded in 1888 and has an undergraduate student population of 19,775. The university is known for its aerospace research and has ties with NASA and the Department of Defense. It is also known as a university of high research activity and spends $186 million each year on research-related activities. There are seven colleges at Utah State University: Agriculture; Business; Education and Human Services; Engineering; Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; Natural Resources; and Science. The undergraduate tuition for residents is $4,198 and $12,224 for non-residents.

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The George Washington University

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Georgetown University

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