Formerly known as Utah Valley State College, the institution attained the state of a public university in the year 2008. It is located in Orem, Utah. Utah Valley University (UVU) is known to offer bachelor’s, master’s and associate degree programs. The main campus is located in the southwestern part of Orem with additional centers at Heber City, Lehi, Northeast Orem and Provo.
The university offers 44 certificate programs, 65 associate degrees, 91 bachelor’s degrees, 11 master’s degrees and 30 online degree programs. UVU is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. 74 countries are represented in the student body of this university and 32% of its students are so-called non-traditional i.e. above 25 years old. Utah Valley University provides Academic Scholarship, International Student Council Scholarship and International Student Employment Program.
The university has a semester-based academic calendar with an undergraduate enrollment of 39,397 students. It possesses a rich heritage and culture of promoting and imparting knowledge and education through hands-on training programs. Study programs are available in Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Health Professions, Science & Maths, Business, Trades & Technology, Computing, Digital Media, Aviation, Public Services, Education and Culinary Arts.