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College Comparison Worksheet

This is meant to be a tool in your college selection process; it is intended to be used in stages.
The first page can be used for your initial survey of schools. Information can be filled in as you discover it by looking at websites, talking to admission
representatives, and visiting the school. There are blanks in each area so that you can compare things that are important to you.
There is no correct way to use this worksheet; utilize it in a way that is helpful and meaningful to you.

Admission Requirements

School Name

University of Utah

Utah State University

Utah Valley University

December 1st Application deadline April 1st Application Deadline

December 1st

ACT/SAT

ACT/SAT

ACT/SAT

25

23

21

4 years English, 2 years math, 1


year history, 3 years science, 2
years language
Notified
by Mail

Minimum 2.5 grade point average, None


minimum ACT score of 18.
Notified by mail
Notified by mail

10 Miles

90.8 Miles

34.4 Miles

31,515

27662

31,163

Rural

Rural

Suburban

$8197

$6250

$7247

$9000

$6720

$2980

$1006

$1260

$842

$5168

$3870

$614

$23371

$18100

$12769

Deadlines
Tests Required
Average ACT / SAT
Special Requirements
Notification

Size / Location

Distance from Home


Enrollment
Urban / Suburban / Rural

Tuition

Expenses

Room / Board
Fees / Books
Miscellaneous Costs

Estimated Cost of Attendance

School Name
Academics

Your Major Offered


Special Requirements
Special Features
Student Faculty Ratio

Public / Private
Religious / Co-ed

Activities

Clubs / Organizations
Greek Life
Athletics / Intramurals
Recreational Facilities

Residence Requirements

Housing

Environment

Typical Class Size

Availability
Types
Food Plans

Deadline
Required Forms
Scholarships Offered

Criminal Justice/No

Criminal Justice/Yes

Criminal Justice/yes

4 years English, 2 years math, 1


year history, 3 years science, 2
years
Hotel, language
Catering, Jobs, Study
Rooms, 24-hour quiet floors,
limited visitation floors
17:1

Minimum 2.5 grade point average, None


minimum ACT score of 18.
Aggie Ice Cream, When the
Helps struggling students
football team wins a game, the
aggie tower is lit up.
22:1
22:1

2-9 Students

20-29 Students

10-29 students

Public

Public

Public

Co-ed

Co-ed

Co-ed

Performing arts, laboratories

Biological Engineering Club,


Environmental

Performing arts

Sororities and fraternities

Sororities and fraternities

Sororities and fraternities

Football, Basketball, Soccer, etc.

Football, Basketball, Soccer, etc.

Soccer, Baseball, Basketball, etc.

Small group training, intramural


sports

Aggie Recreation Center,


Swimming Pools

Adventure Center, Equipment


Rental, etc.

Institutional Policy, R512, 53B-8102


Apply before May 1

Online Residency Application,


Citizen, Voter, Driver License
May 1

Residency Application, Citizen,


Voter, etc.
June 1st-July 15th deadline

Residence Halls and Apartments

Single/Family Housing, Residence Dorms/apartments


Halls, Apartments

Individual/Provide for Yourself

Individual/Provide for Yourself

Individual/provide for yourself

March 1st

July

June 30

FASFA

FASFA

FASFA

Merit, Diversity, Need

Resident/Nonresident, NeedBased, Merit

Leadership, Needs Based, Private

Financial

Scholarships

ASUU Student, Bachelor of


University Studies

Achievement, Alumni Legacy,


University Ambassador, Scholar,
Chancellor

Trio, Upward Bound/Talent Search