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2021 Best Colleges in Utah by Salary Score

By the GradReports team | Updated 3/1/2021

We ranked schools in Utah using our Salary Score to show how colleges stack up against one another in terms of alumni earnings. Our Salary Score was calculated by comparing median alumni salaries by major in the first year after graduation to data for graduates with that same major across all colleges. Program scores were then combined to provide an overall bachelor's degree score. A high Salary Score indicates that alumni from that college tend to earn higher salaries than alumni with the same major from other colleges. The top four schools on this list score better than the median for colleges in the United States, and Utah Valley University tops the list with a Salary Score of 67.40.

To be considered for our state rankings, schools must offer and provide data for at least 8 bachelor's programs. This list includes all eligible schools in Utah. You can click on a school's name to view individual program scores. Read our methodology to learn more about how schools were ranked.

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Our Salary Score™ is based on data reported by the U.S. Department of Education
Rank School Location Annual Tuition Salary Score
#1 #1 Utah Valley University Orem Orem $6,270 67.40
#2 #2 University of Utah Salt Lake City Salt Lake City $9,315 66.57
#3 #3 Brigham Young University Provo Provo $6,304 60.53
#4 #4 Weber State University Ogden Ogden $6,391 50.72
#5 #5 Utah State University Logan Logan $9,228 49.12
#6 #6 Utah Tech University St. George St. George $6,096 32.85
#7 #7 Westminster College - UT Salt Lake City Salt Lake City $40,352 30.96
#8 #8 Southern Utah University Cedar City Cedar City $6,770 28.16
#9 #9 Stevens-Henager College Multiple Locations Multiple Locations Not Provided 17.85