Utah Technical Schools

Technical career opportunities are plentiful in technical electronics and computer technology industries, accounting, office, and new media technologies, and maintenance technologies. Technical school graduates work as science technicians, pharmacy technicians, veterinary medical technicians, paramedics, engineering technicians, and sound engineering technicians to name a few. A technical school can help prepare students for a career in these and dozens of other career fields. Most technical schools offer a wide variety of degree options, so finding a technical school to match your chosen field should be easy. The trick is to find an accredited technical school with a high placement rate. Fortunately, several Utah technical schools fit the bill.

Utah technical schools offer certificates, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and advanced degrees in technical related fields. Utah’s best technical schools include Utah Valley University (est. 1941), Mountainland Applied Technology College (est. 1989) and Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College (est. 1971). Overall, the state of Utah has 14 public and 22 private institutions with more than 184,141 undergraduate students enrolled. There are thousands of students enrolled in Utah technical schools with more than 5,200 enrolled in the state’s leading technical schools alone. According to the latest figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau, undergraduate technical school enrollment is 266,000+ students across the nation.

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Facts and Figures for Utah Technical Schools

Average Tuition Costs On-Campus

The average cost for tuition and fees at a public Utah technical school is $4,046 per academic year. The average cost for tuition and fees at a private Utah technical school is $6,240 per academic year.

Average Tuition Costs Online

The tuition costs for online Utah technical schools start at around $100 per credit hour. For graduate school, tuition starts at around $150 per credit hour. Students will pay the same tuition and fees as on-campus programs, but eliminating room & board expenses as well as transportation costs will save a significant amount of money. The average room and board cost for public Utah colleges is $5,660 per academic year.

Noted On-Campus Utah Technical Schools and Enrollment

Mountainland Applied Technology College (avg. enrollment, 918 students)
Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College (avg. enrollment, 4,302 students)
Utah Valley University (avg. enrollment, 23,840 students overall)

Noted Online Technical Schools Available in Utah

Utah Career College
Utah Valley University Online
DeVry University-Sandy, UT
ITT Technical Institute-Murray, UT

Accredited Utah Technical Schools

Mountainland Applied Technology College
Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College
Utah Valley University

Sources
Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2007, 126th Ed.
Princeton Review
National Center for Education and Statistics
The U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Education

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