Graduate Schools in Utah | UT Graduate Programs

Have you been searching for graduate schools in Utah? The state is home to various private and state colleges, many of which are located in the Salt Lake City area.

Utah has a population of 2,942,902 as of a 2014 estimate, which is a 6.5% change from 2010. 30.3% of the residents of Utah have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the annual median household income is $58,821. The state is rich in natural resources such as copper, gold, silver, lead, zinc and more. Utah's traditional industries of agriculture and mining are complemented by increased tourism and growing aerospace, biomedical, and computer-related businesses.i

Top 7 Occupations in Utah

Requiring a Post-Secondary Degree

Professions with the highest employment in Utah

Whether you need help deciding what degree to pursue, or just want to get a feel for
professions with the highest employment in Utah , the table below should be helpful.

  • General and Operations Managers
    39,810
  • Registered Nurses
    21,340
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
    13,520
  • Software Developers, Applications
    9,930
  • Accountants and Auditors
    9,770
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
    8,740
  • Business Operations Specialists, All Other
    8,170

These results were reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more information see the OES May 2017 State Data Report.

Utah is an excellent place to vacation- it boasts 11,000 miles of fishing streams and 147,000 acres of lakes and reservoirs. Some of the popular tourist destinations include Zion National Parks, Capitol Reef, the Mormon Tabernacle, Monument Valley and more. Utah is also home to the Sundance Film Festival which is held each January. The largest cities include Salt Lake City, West Valley City, Provo, West Jordan and Orem.ii

Graduate schools in Utah may be a good fit if you’re looking to spend time on the west coast. Look through our listings below to find the right school for you.

Discover Top Utah Cities for a Graduate Program

 PopulationMedian Household IncomeMedian Gross Rent% of person having a bachelor's degree or higher
Salt Lake Cityiii186,440$45,8627$78341.2%
West Valleyiv129,480$52,389$89513.1%
Provov112,488$39,688$72839.6%

i factmonster.com/us-states/utah.html

ii en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah

iii census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/4967000,00

iv census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/4983470,00

v census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/4962470,00

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