To identify the Best Colleges in Utah for 2019 we averaged the results from the most respected college ranking systems (Niche.com + US News & World Report) from around the web to produce an entirely unique CollegeReviews Score for each school. And then ordered the schools based on that ranking. You won’t find a more exhaustive ranking of the best colleges and universities in Utah anywhere.

About The Best Colleges In Utah

Utah is home to nearly 100 post secondary education institutions including colleges, universities, community colleges and technical schools. Salt Lake City has the majority of the colleges in Utah are located in the metropolitan area as well—though a range of schools are found in and around Provo, too.

Southern Utah University, Utah Valley University, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, and Utah State University have all been ranked among the best colleges in the Western US by a national college review.

However, the most competitive school in the state is Brigham Young University, which earned a spot on US News & World Report’s list of top schools. It’s also affiliated with the Mormon Church, a religion that roughly half of the population practices. Utah colleges also offers 2-year programs with several campuses of the Utah College of Applied Technology and community colleges including Salt Lake Community College.

Regional Information about Utah

Regional Information About Utah
Major Cities: Salt Lake, West Valley, Provo
Attractions: Zion National Park, Arches National Park, Monument Valley.
Cost of Living: Best Places Utah Cost of Living
Popular Schools:Utah State University, Weber State University, Utah Valley University.

About Our Methodology

Our methodology for determining the best colleges in Utah takes both editorial rankings from US News & World Report, Times Higher Education and combines it with student rankings from Niche.com. We weight student rankings higher giving them about a 80% weighted score vs editorial rankings. Thus creating a more accurate viewpoint of the best colleges in any given state.

  1. Brigham Young University
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  2. University of Utah
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  3. Utah State University
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  4. Westminster College - Utah
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  5. AmeriTech College - Draper
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  6. Southern Utah University
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  7. Independence University
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  8. Utah Valley University
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  9. Weber State University
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  10. Snow College
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  11. Dixie State University
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  12. Western Governors University
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  13. Stevens-Henager College - Murray
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  14. Neumont College of Computer Science
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  15. Utah College of Dental Hygiene
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  16. Stevens-Henager College - Ogden
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  17. Stevens-Henager College - Provo
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  18. Nightingale College
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  19. Broadview University - West Jordan
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  20. University of Phoenix - Utah
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