Utah Valley University

Orem, UT 84058
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Utah Valley University (UVU) is located in Orem, Utah. There are satellite campuses located in Heber City, Spanish Fork, North Orem, Provo Municipal Airport, and Lehi. This is a public university that was established in 1941as a state college but it attained university status in 2008. UVU is a large school that serves close to 40,000 students. There are several associate’s degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees to earn. UVU is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The school also carries many special accreditations for various programs. UVU serves the needs of its students by offering them many conveniences.

The UVU nursing program is very renowned and has produced many exceptional nurses throughout the years. Students can pursue associate’s degrees in nursing, bachelors degrees in nursing, or masters degrees in nursing. The curriculum of the nursing programs will involve both classroom and clinical studies at various healthcare locations. The BSN degree program is designed for students who have already become RNs. UVUs department of nursing is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students37,282
Student to Faculty Ratio25:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 19 61
Bachelor's degree 11 62
Master's degree 1 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
07/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1991 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
10/01/2011 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
10/01/2003 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $45

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$207/credit
In State Students$207/credit
Out of State Students$640/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$765/credit
In State Students$765/credit
Out of State Students$1,974/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,315 $9,315 $28,800
ADN 70 $14,490 $14,490 $44,800
BSN 125 $25,875 $25,875 $80,000
FNP 50 $38,250 $38,250 $98,700
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 75% of Utah Valley University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 32% $4,794
Other Federal Grant 3% $636
State Grant & Scholarships 16% $3,643
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 39% $5,893
Federal Student Loans 17% $5,242
Private Loans 1% $9,528


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$6,719
$30,001 to $48,000$6,905
$48,001 to $75,000$8,515
$75,001 to $110,000$10,232
Over $110,000$11,995

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Black/African American

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Utah state board of nursing.
Utah Valley University
800 W University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058

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