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Career Colleges and Universities in Draper, Utah

Draper, Utah Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Draper, Utah. Each degree from a Draper, Utah Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field.

At career colleges in Utah, you typically don't take general education classes in core subjects such as English and math. Instead, you focus on career-related courses.

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Draper, Utah Colleges and Universities

Draper, Utah is a quirky place. This town of 42,274 people employs workers for several major companies, such as eBay Inc. and Coca-Cola, and many colleges, while still maintaining its small-town feel.

Draper colleges

The Art Institute of Salt Lake City is located in Draper. This school offers a variety of associate and bachelor's degree programs in the culinary, design, fashion, and media arts fields. Argosy University has a campus in Draper, where students can choose from several undergraduate and graduate degrees ranging from a bachelor's degree in psychology to a master's degree in non-profit management.

AmeriTech College also has a campus in Draper. This career-training college offers associate degrees and certificates in the nursing, dentistry, and medical fields. The faculty are mostly local professionals, allowing students to gain local connections. And of course, located within 20 miles are both Salt Lake City and Provo, and even more schools. Perhaps all these offerings explain why nearly 40 percent of Draper residents hold a bachelor's degree.

Draper economy

Many fun facts exist about Draper: It's the birth place of Ikea, the eBay Inc. call center is headquartered in town, and so on. The major employers in town include: Utah State Prison, eBay Inc., Affiliated Computer Services, 1-800 Contacts, and Coca-Cola. The median household income is a whopping $89,713. Draper experienced a 67.6 percent population growth between 2000 and 2010, and has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, at 2.6 percent. In the midst of a nation-wide recession, all seems well in Draper.

Author: Jon Fortenbury

Jon Fortenbury is a Reno-based freelance writer. He's written for many publications, including Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada Magazine, and Reno News & Review. His interests include education, religious debates, and lengthy road trips.

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