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Colleges / Utah Valley University

Utah Valley University

Orem, UT 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%

Utah Valley University Admissions

Out of 8,929 applications received in 2023, 8,929 students were offered admission.

If you are considering submitting an application to Utah Valley University, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 8/1 and the application fee costs $35.

Utah Valley University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Utah Valley University's admissions stats.

Utah Valley University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 9%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Utah Valley University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Utah Valley University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 1

Applying Early to Utah Valley University?

Utah Valley University does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Utah Valley University

For more information on transferring to Utah Valley University, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Utah Valley University

Utah Valley University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Utah Valley University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out. Wondering what factors are considered by Utah Valley University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Make sure to check with Utah Valley University for more information on admission factors.

Utah Valley University Application Requirements

To apply to Utah Valley University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Utah Valley University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Utah Valley University?

Students admitted to Utah Valley University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 73% submitted a class rank. At Utah Valley University 9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 27% were in the top 25% and 58% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Utah Valley University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 3.7%
3.75 and 3.99 29.6%
3.50 and 3.74 20.6%
3.25 and 3.49 14.3%
3.00 and 3.24 12.1%
2.50 and 2.9 12.2%
2.00 and 2.49 5.4%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Utah Valley University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Utah Valley University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Utah Valley University

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Utah Valley University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Utah Valley University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Utah Valley University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Utah Valley University.

Does Utah Valley University accept transfer credits?

✅ Utah Valley University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Utah Valley University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Utah Valley University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Utah Valley University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Utah Valley University?

✅ Utah Valley University is not test optional.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Utah Valley University?

❌ Utah Valley University does not offer early decision.

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Utah Valley University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Utah Valley University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Utah Valley University is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Utah Valley University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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Utah Valley University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Utah Valley University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.52. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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