Utah Tech University

Location St. George
Established 1911
Famous For Programs with hands-on learning  


Utah Tech University is a well-known public university located in St. George, Utah. It was founded in 1911 as St. George Stake Academy, and after having changed the name numerous times over the years, it finally became Utah Tech University in May 2022. 

The university offers over 240 programs that include 53 bachelor's degrees, four master's degrees, 18 associate degrees, 45 minors, 52 certifications, and 70 emphases. It is divided into seven academic colleges that include fields of study such as arts, business, education, health sciences, engineering and technology, humanities and social sciences, among others. The curriculum involves real-world opportunities to enrich the educational experience of the students.

Services for International Students

The Student Success Program enables them to take advantage of the various resources and services. They can attain Success Coaching, participate in special events organized by the university, take help from the Student Success Center and apply for potential scholarships. There are also options for on-campus internships and employment, which can be used by the students. The International Student Services division is also present to provide guidance to international students.


  • 35-46th in the Regional Colleges West category by the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 31st in the Top Performers on Social Mobility category in the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 14-18th in the Top Public Schools category in the US News National Universities Rankings 


The on-campus housing facilities include various options ranging from dormitories to apartments-style living, which the students can take up while pursuing their education. The Housing and Resident Life department of the university strives to provide a living environment that is conducive to learning, community engagement and student success. 

About Location

St. George is a growing city and is the county seat of Washington County, Utah. The cost of living in St. George is lower than in most American cities, making it an attractive option for students looking for affordable higher education options. The weather in the city is generally warm and dry, making it ideal for students who are used to the warm climatic conditions. It is also a great location for outdoor enthusiasts, as there are various options for hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities. 

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