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The University of Utah is the state’s flagship university. As a leader in global research and innovation, the U provides students with exciting ways to discover and nurture their interests.
At Utah State University, your experience will differ from other schools. Choose from 170+ undergraduate programs, work with award winning professors who get to know you and your goals, and easily find belonging in the Aggie family through hundreds of student clubs, events, and traditions across the state.
Southern Utah University proudly offers hands-on learning opportunities where students gain professional experience giving them a competitive advantage before entering the job market. SUU is the most caring, personalized campus in the state where you can customize your education from start to finish.
Located in scenic St. George, Utah Tech University is Utah’s most affordable university and offers a personalized “active learning. active life.” education. Utah Tech’s 200 academic programs and small class sizes prepare students for successful careers and enriched lives.
Utah Valley University provides engaged learning experiences where students take what they learn in the classroom and apply it to real-world situations. With award-winning arts programs and an involved student body, there’s a place for you at UVU.
Weber State University is Utah’s hidden gem, offering great programs and great opportunities, all at a great value.
As Utah’s most diverse institution of higher education, Salt Lake Community College is an open access, comprehensive community college and one of the top 10 institutions in the country for associate degrees awarded. SLCC specializes in fully-transferable general education courses and job training programs.
Consistently ranked as a top institution, Snow College is for students looking to achieve academic success at an affordable cost. With campuses located in Ephraim and Richfield, students can complete bachelor’s and associate degrees and vocational training certificates.
For more than 50 years, Bridgerland Technical College has delivered hands-on technical education to students in the Bear River Region, helping them find more success than ever before.
Since 1978, Davis Technical College has been trusted by students to provide affordable, hands-on training through programs that are flexible and self-paced. Students gain in-demand skills for high-wage careers in programs taught by industry experts.
Dixie Technical College offers 26 accredited programs that ensure each student is career-ready upon graduation with hands-on learning in every class. Whether you are interested in technology, construction, design, Dixie Tech has a program for you!
Mountainland Technical College offers low-cost tuition to adults in Utah, Summit and Wasatch Counties and has numerous, outstanding offerings that are sure to meet your occupational goals.
Surrounded by the scenic Wasatch Mountains, Ogden-Weber Technical College has offered hands-on technical education since 1971. The college offers convenient schedules, competency-based learning, and training opportunities in high-demand fields in 32 employment categories.
Salt Lake Technical College (SLTC) provides technical education and training to help you develop skills employers want. We serve thousands of students who have a wide range of educational and career goals.
Southwest Technical College offers year-round schedules, flexible lab and classroom hours, a large selection of courses and programs, and serves Iron, Beaver, Garfield, and Kane counties providing technical, competency-based, employer-driven education. Southwest Tech is affordable, local and supports adult students in exploring, developing, and upgrading careers.
Tooele Technical College provides rewarding, competency-based, affordable, and accessible career preparation for adults to meet the needs of Utah employers.
Located in the Uintah Basin, Uintah Basin Technical College has offered practical hands-on education since 1968. UBTech offers convenient schedules, competency-based learning, and training opportunities in high-demand fields.
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Most jobs today require a college education beyond high school. Think of college as one year, two years, four years, or more: college certificates can be earned in one year or less, associate degrees in two years, bachelor’s degrees in four years, and graduate degrees in more than four years. There are high-paying careers in many industries that require shorter-term certificates and others that require longer-term degrees. Be sure to check out all your college options to find the best path for you. The chart below shows how college credentials can build on each other to get you where you want to go.
Did you know that most colleges in Utah are open admission? That means that if you have a high school diploma or GED and submit an application, you’ll be accepted. With open-admission colleges, you don’t have to worry about getting in, though some programs may have other requirements, so be sure to check with the college you’re interested in attending.
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Choose from over 250 subjects and even more programs—many of which are in high-growth fields and occupations.
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1. State Aid
Utah offers a variety of scholarships and other aid to pay for college. Learn more about what state aid is available at ushe.edu/state-scholarships-aid/.
2. Federal Student Aid
There is no age limit to receive federal financial aid! Almost everyone is eligible for some type of federal student aid.
Every year, Utahns leave federal money unclaimed that could be used for their education.
Federal financial aid is awarded through the U.S. Department of Education.
There are three categories of federal student aid:
To be eligible, students must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Be sure to keep in touch with your college about receiving the aid.
For more information about federal student aid, including basic eligibility requirements, visit StudentAid.gov/eligibility.
Also, see more information here about the FAFSA: financialaidtoolkit.ed.gov/tk/outreach/target/adults.jsp
3. Private Aid
Private scholarships and loans may also be available from your employer or other local and national companies.
In general, it is best to look into state and federal aid before private student loans. However, private scholarships and other aid that you don’t have to pay back are a great option!
Be sure to look into all of your options and check with the college you are interested in attending to see what financial options are best for you.
Each college and program also have more scholarships and aid available for students to explore.
Certificates and degrees range in length from several months to four years when taking the maximum amount of credits each semester.
Depending on the program and your schedule availability, the time to complete your certificate or degree will vary.
There are many options to choose from that can match the time you have available and what you want to do!
Check with the college you are interested in attending to discover more information about each program.
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