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Acceptance Rate 74.05%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 34.81%
Applicants 65,264
Admitted 48,326
Enrolled 16,821

Applying To Utah Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 74.05% at Utah colleges and universities where total 65,264 students have applied and 48,326 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $57.88 and the graduate application fees is $63.64. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Utah colleges.
General Admission Information of Utah Colleges
Open Admission Policy58 out of 72 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 57.88
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 63.64
Average Acceptance Rate74.05%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)34.81%
Average Test Scores1,206 SAT / 75 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2019-2020, total 65,264 students (30,426 men and 34,826 women) applied to and 48,326 (22,452 men and 25,869 women) students were accepted to admit Utah Colleges. Among them, 7,367 men and 9,454 women were enrolled into Utah schools. The average acceptance rate is 74.05% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 34.81%. The table below shows the Utah colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Utah Colleges (2019-2020)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants65,26430,42634,826
Admitted48,32622,45225,869
Enrolled16,8217,3679,454
Acceptance Rate 74.05% 73.79% 74.28%
Enrollment Ratio 34.81% 32.81% 36.55%
[Chart]Utah Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Utah college, 5,383 students (40.20% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 12,900 students (68.20%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,329 and 25th percentile score is 1,084. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 87 and 25th percentile score is 63. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Utah colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Utah Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing545.60667.00
SAT Math538.00662.00
ACT Composite21.6028.80
ACT Math20.8027.80
ACT English21.0030.20
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Utah Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Utah Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Utah Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Utah State, 10 schools use semester calendar systems and 6 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester10 out of 72 schools
Quarter6 out of 72 schools
Trimester3 out of 72 schools
Four-one-four plan1 out of 72 schools
Other academic year9 out of 72 schools
Differs by program8 out of 72 schools
Continuous33 out of 72 schools
Un-Known/Other2 out of 72 schools
Next table describes credits that Utah colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits18 out of 72 schools
Credits for Life Experiences21 out of 72 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits27 out of 72 schools
Credit for Military Training30 out of 72 schools

Application Requirements

7 Utah schools require High School GPA and 7 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 5 Utah colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Utah colleges.
Admission Checklist for Utah Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA70
High School Rank01
High School Record (or Transcript)70
Completion of College Preparatory Program12
Recommendations20
Formal Demonstration of Competencies01
Admission Test Scores51
TOEFL80
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)20