Utah Valley University History
Utah Valley University abbreviated as UVU is an American higher education institution in Orem, Utah. The university was established in 1941 as Utah Valley State College and was conferred university status in 2008. It currently enrols over 41000 undergraduate and graduate students.
Utah Valley University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Utah Valley University offers 65 Associate Degrees, 91 Bachelor Degrees, 11 Master Programs, and 34 Online programs across a number of academic departments. Some of the subject offerings include Architecture, Accounting, Art and Design, Game Development, Aviation Management, Illustration, Graphic Design, Sculpture and Ceramics, Photography, and Biology.
Utah Valley University also offers programs in Chemistry, Business Management, Marketing, Criminal Justice, Construction Management, Dance, Cinema and Film, Earth Sciences, Economics, Special Education, Spanish, Surveying and Mapping, Web Design and Development, Theatre Arts, Technology Management, and Respiratory Therapy.
Utah Valley University Campuses
Utah Valley University has its main campus located in Orem, Utah which serves as the administrative headquarters of the university in addition to a smaller campuses in Lehi, Provo Municipal Airport, North Orem, Spanish Fork, and Heber City. The campus in Oren comprises of 48 buildings built using unfinished concrete.
Utah Valley University offers a range of services including classrooms and lecture halls, libraries, Utah Community Credit Union Center, restaurants and cafeteria, shops, and student halls of residence. The university is also home to an events center in addition to sports pitches, halls, and grounds.
Utah Valley University Achievements
Utah Valley University is ranked 12th amongst 50 most affordable colleges with high acceptance rates by Great Value Colleges. US News and World Report ranks the university 8th in 10 Colleges with most undergraduates students.
Utah Valley University is also ranked 6th best auto mechanic school in the United States by the Best Schools. The university is also ranked 634th in the country in Forbes Magazine rankings of national universities.
Utah Valley University USP
Utah Valley University is a least selective institution and has 100% acceptance rate in addition to being one of the most affordable institutions in the country with low tuition fee. The university also grants a number of scholarships and waivers to the students.
Utah Valley University is also home to a number of performing arts groups in addition to varsity teams that compete on state and national levels.
Utah Valley University Notable Alumni
A. J. Cook (Actress), Christopher Fogt (Olympic silver medalist), Gregg Hale (Former guitarist for the band Spiritualized), and Travis Hansen (Former basketball player for the Atlanta Hawks).
Utah Valley University Programs
Utah Valley University Application Requirements
Utah Valley University Deadlines
Bachelors: April, July, and December
Masters: May and October
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements
Utah Valley University Scholarships
1. Alumni Family Endowed Scholarship
2. Global Engagement Scholarship
The Office for Global Engagement Scholarship is awarded to current Utah Valley University UVU) students who have applied for a UVU Faculty-led Study Abroad programs at the university.
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