Finance Schools In Utah

In Utah, there are 12 accredited schools where finance classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in finance in the state of Utah, which encompasses finance training at the following levels:

  • Finance Certificate
  • Associates degree in Finance
  • Bachelors degree in Finance
  • Masters degree in Finance


  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Utah Valley University

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. University of Phoenix-Utah Campus

    5373 S. Green Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123-4642

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Western Governors University

    4001 East 700 South, Suite 701, Salt Lake City, Utah 84107

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. DeVry University-Utah

    9350 S. 150 East, Ste. 420, Sandy, Utah 84070-2704

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Strayer University-Utah

    9815 S Monroe St Ste 200, Sandy, Utah 84070

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Finance Employment

Utah 22,880
National 2,457,330

Of all of the finance professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Utah.

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Utah

22,080 24,560 25,530 24,760 22,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Finance is a growing field in Utah. In Utah, 800 more finance professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of finance professionals has grown by 4%. This growth is faster than the national trend for finance professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of finance professionals working around the nation.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$61,216 $64,327 $65,409 $65,399 $67,362
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by finance professionals is increasing in Utah. In 2006 finance professionals made a mean salary of $61,216 per year, and in 2010 they made $67,362 per year.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Utah

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

This represents a 9% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In Utah state, within the field of finance, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid finance professionals earn 154% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Utah

Business Administration
Business Management
International Business
Risk Management
Small Business

Finance professionals in Utah earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Finance programs available for each degree type for all schools in Utah


As the number of finance professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited finance schools in Utah state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 77 finance graduates from finance courses in Utah and in 2010 there were 698 graduates.

Thus there was a 806% percent increase in the number of finance school degree or certificate graduates in Utah. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Utah

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