2021 Top Utah Men's Football Schools
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After analyzing 6 schools in Utah, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for Men's Football athletes in Utah. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall quality as determined by our Best Colleges ranking and the athletic competitiveness of the school. Thus, in order to rank well, the school must offer a quality education in addition to having a great sports team.
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Top Colleges in Utah for Men's Football athletes in Utah
See which schools came out on top of our ranking:
Our analysis found University of Utah to be the best school for Men’s Football athletes in Utah in this year’s ranking. Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, the large public school awarded 5,236 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.
The Men’s Football team at U of U made $63,181,908 in revenue, while incurring $29,262,589 in expenses. Thus, the team actually made $33,919,319, which isn’t bad at all. The team has a great academic progress rate of 988, signifying that team members care about their grades.
With a freshman retention rate of 90%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. U of U also made our overall quality list, coming in at #2.Request Information
You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Brigham Young University - Provo. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Football athletes in Utah list. BYU is a large private not-for-profit school situated in Provo, Utah. It awarded 7,007 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.
BYU brought in $23,171,603 while tallying up $21,180,680 in expenses for its Men’s Football team. That boils down to a yearly profit of $1,990,923 for the sports team. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 946.
With a freshman retention rate of 90%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. BYU did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #1 on our overall quality list.Request Information
A rank of #3 on our list means Utah State University is a great place for Men’s Football athletes in Utah working on their bachelor’s degree. USU is a public institution located in Logan, Utah. The school has a large population, and it awarded 4,531 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.
On the financial side of things, the Men’s Football team at USU made $10,010,163 in revenue. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 964.
In addition to its Best Colleges for Men’s Football in Utah ranking, and one of the reasons why the school is on the list, USU is ranked #4 for overall quality in Utah.Request Information
The excellent sports programs at Southern Utah University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the best schools for Men’s Football athletes in Utah. Located in Cedar City, Utah, the fairly large public school awarded 1,203 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.
Southern Utah University brought in $4,384,472 while tallying up $3,762,056 in expenses for its Men’s Football team. So, the team made money for the school, bringing in $622,416 in profit. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 953.Request Information
Out of the 6 schools in Utah that were part of this year’s ranking, Weber State University landed the #5 spot on the list. Located in Ogden, Utah, the large public school handed out 2,451 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.
The Men’s Football team at WSU brought home $4,092,794 in revenue in a single year. The academic progress rate of the team is 957.Request Information
Dixie State University landed the #6 spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for Men’s Football in Utah ranking. Dixie State College is located in Saint George, Utah and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 814 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.
Speaking financially, the Men’s Football team at Dixie State College took home $1,623,102 in revenue.Request Information
Notes and References
*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 6 schools only.
- The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
- Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
- The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
- Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
- Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.
More about our data sources and methodologies.