Liberal Arts Schools In Utah

In Utah, there are 16 accredited schools where liberal arts classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the liberal arts academic community in Utah, and the future trends in liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah

    451 E 400 N, Price, Utah 84501

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

    225 S 700 E, Saint George, Utah 84770-3876

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Latter-day Saints Business College

    95 North 300 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-3500

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

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

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

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

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

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

    800 W University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058-5999

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

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

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

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

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

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

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

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

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

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

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Utah State University-Regional Campuses and Distance Education

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1435

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Argosy University-Salt Lake City

    121 Election Rd Ste 300, Draper, Utah 84020

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

    9815 S Monroe St Ste 200, Sandy, Utah 84070

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Utah 610
National 69,880

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

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Utah

290 290 310 530 610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Utah, the field of liberal arts is growing. 320 more liberal arts professionals were working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of liberal arts has grown by 110% in Utah. This growth is faster than the national trend for liberal arts professionals which shows a 18% increase in the number of liberal arts professionals working around the nation.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Utah

$51,240 $52,770 $54,040 $59,640 $58,120
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to liberal arts professionals are growing in Utah. In 2006 liberal arts professionals made a mean salary of $51,240 per year, and in 2010 they made $58,120 per year.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Utah

10th percentile
$31,560
25th percentile
$44,320
50th percentile
$58,580
75th percentile
$71,000
90th percentile
$84,790

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 169% pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts in Utah.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Utah

English
$47,630
History
$40,310
Liberal Arts
$58,120
Math
$61,443
Music
$17,670

Liberal arts professionals in Utah earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Utah

associate
16
bachelor
12
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
1
Total34

As the number of liberal arts professionals is increasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited liberal arts schools in Utah state is decreasing. In 2006, 5,279 students graduated from liberal arts courses in Utah. And in 2010, 3,374 students graduated.

Thus there was a 36% percent decrease in the number of liberal arts school degree or certificate graduates in Utah. A majority of these graduates, or 47%, graduated with a associate's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Utah

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