Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students
- Utah -

Adults returning to college and other "non-traditional" students comprise the majority of all degree-seekers in the USA. College Factual’s Utah Ranking of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students was designed to specifically address the unique concerns of students who fall outside the "norm" of first-time, full-time degree seekers under the age of 24.

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students - Utah -

University of Utah tops our Utah list of the Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students. U of U charges tuition and fees of $28,127 ($8,884 for Utah residents) . The college has an acceptance rate of 76.4%. The average 2016 SAT score for those admitted is 1,250. The average salary for recent graduates is $69,000.

The total ranking includes 10 colleges. Within the complete list tuition and fees ranges from $5,460 to $33,560 (in-state from $5,080 to $33,560). Acceptance rates range from 51.2% to 100.0%, estimated average 2016 SAT scores range from 1,100 to 1,330 and average salaries of graduates range from $62,000 to $69,000.

RankUniversity/CollegeLocationTuition & Fees
1University of UtahSalt Lake City, Utah$8,884 / $28,127
2Western Governors UniversitySalt Lake City, Utah$6,070
3Westminster College UtahSalt Lake City, Utah$33,560
4Southern Utah UniversityCedar City, Utah$6,676 / $20,288
5Brigham Young University - ProvoProvo, Utah$5,460
6Utah State UniversityLogan, Utah$7,175 / $20,727
7Weber State UniversityOgden, Utah$5,712 / $15,260
8Utah Valley UniversityOrem, Utah$5,652 / $16,066
9Dixie State UniversitySaint George, Utah$5,080 / $14,548
10Argosy University - Salt Lake CityDraper, Utah$13,438

Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology Overview

A non-traditional student could be a working adult going back to school, a parent, or another student who needs to take part-time classes due to other responsibilities. Our rankings for non-traditional students were developed based on the premise that these students are looking for flexible learning options, as well as high-quality outcomes for graduates. Thus our rankings emphasize colleges that offer the ability to take online courses and other factors that are important to older students. Within the mix, you’ll find traditional schools that offer online programs, as well as accredited online colleges that provide the best outcomes for students. Read our full Best Colleges For Non-Traditional Students Methodology for more information.

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