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Utah Tech University (formerly Dixie State University)

Saint George, Utah
  • Public
    4 year
  • 12.5K
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:23
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 21%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $9,473
    Avg. Financial Aid
Utah Tech University is a premier open-enrollment teaching institution that offers a great value with 250 academic programs at one of the lowest tuition costs in the Western United States. As an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic university, Utah Tech provides personalized and engaged learning experiences under the direction of skilled and devoted faculty and staff and is on the forefront of technology, health education, and entrepreneurship. Incorporating cutting-edge learning practices across all disciplines, our students become involved in the community and are shaped through civic engagement and service learning. Utah Tech students graduate prepared for rewarding careers and enriched lives.
Over 139,000 courses transfer into Utah Tech University (formerly Dixie State University)
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Founded 1911
Total Faculty 595
Full-Time Undergraduate 7,371
Part-Time Undergraduate 5,142
Application Acceptance Rate 100%
Transfer Students 1,000
Programs 326 Programs
Courses 2,273 Courses
Equivalencies 139,311 incoming Equivalencies
18,424 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $6,074
Out-of-State Tuition $17,642
Books and Supplies $800
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 36%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $3,720
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 86%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $5,753
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    Utah Tech University offers a variety of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, grants, loans and work study employment.
  • Tuition and Fees:
    Tuition and Fee information can be found in the Utah Tech catalog.

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
    Yes, Utah Tech is a transfer-friendly institution and welcomes transfer students from around the state of Utah, country, and world.
  • Transfer Applications Received:
  • Transfer Applications Accepted:
  • Percentage Accepted:
  • Transfer Applicants Enrolled:
  • Transfer Agreements:
    Salt Lake Community College, Snow College, College of Southern Nevada, Mohave Community College, Dixie Tech
  • View Agreements:
  • Degree Completion Programs:
    B.S. Communication Studies - Organization & Leadership: One evening per week. One course per month. Five semesters. Degree completion program for the working adult; For fully online programs visit:
  • Credit For Life Experience:

Application Deadlines for Transfer

Fall First day of classes
Spring First day of classes

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
    We are open enrollment so no minimum GPA is required.
  • Official Transcripts:
    If you have earned fewer than 24 credit hours, submit official high school transcripts. Utah Tech also requires the submission of official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended or high school graduation verification form.
  • SAT Scores:
    If you have earned fewer than 24 credit hours, submit test results (ACT, SAT, or Accuplacer/ALEKS). If you have not taken a placement test, you may take the Accuplacer and ALEKS test at our testing center.
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    Letters of recommendation are not required.
  • Essay:
    The submission of an essay is not required.
  • Application Fee:
    There is a $35 non-refundable application fee.
  • Interview:
    Utah Tech does not require an interview for admission consideration.
  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

Virtual Tour

Explore our beautiful campus on your own from the comfort of your own home. Visit our buildings, check out our amenities, and get a feel for your new home away from home. You can also sign up for a Guided Virtual Tour with one of our current Student Ambassadors.

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Utah Tech University (formerly Dixie State University)

225 S University Ave
Saint George, Utah 84770-3876
United States
Main Phone:
(435) 652-7500
Find us on:
Delivery Method:
Face-to-face, blended, online


Transfer Admission Contact:
Chris Park
Assistant Director - Transfer Admissions, Admissions
Online Transfer Admissions Contact:
Brett Lunceford
Integrated One-Stop Services Manager for Adult and Online Degree Students, Academic Programs and Operations
Veterans Services Contact:
Karl Watters
Director of Veteran & Military Services, Veteran & Military Services
International Admissions Contact:
Sarah Bagdoian
Admissions Coordinator, Office of International Programs

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

Hurricane Education Center
112 South 700 West
Hurricane, UT 84737
Washington County
Kanab Center
59 Cowboy Drive
Kanab, UT 84741
Kane County
Last updated on 8/23/2023 by Utah Tech University (formerly Dixie State University).