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Career Colleges and Universities in West Valley City, Utah

West Valley City, Utah Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in West Valley City, Utah. Each degree from a West Valley City, 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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West Valley City, Utah Colleges and Universities

West Valley City, Utah is a paradise for students and workers. This town of 129,480 people gives residents a dynamic suburbia, city life (Salt Lake City is only 10 miles away), and outdoors scene without having to sacrifice a great education or career.

West Valley City colleges

The closest college to West Valley City is Everest College. Just two miles from West Valley City, this campus offers over 10 degree programs -- associate and bachelor's degrees, certificates, and diplomas -- in areas such as business, paralegal studies, and nursing.

Also close to West Valley City is Salt Lake Community College. This school of more than 60,000 students offers four types of associate degrees, including an Associate in Pre-Engineering degree, and many certificates and diplomas. SLCC also boasts low tuition, costing below $3,000 a year for in-state students. And of course, being so close to Salt Lake City has its perks. West Valley City residents can choose from the many wonderful colleges nearby, such as University of Utah and Westminster College.

West Valley City economy

West Valley City is a business hub. The main industries are manufacturing (15.9 percent of the workforce), education, and health care. Some of the top employers include Alliant Techsystem, Pioneer Valley Hospital, and Granite School District. The median household income is $52,971. With the population in West Valley City growing about 20 percent in the last decade and the area continually ranking one of the most diverse in America, it's clear people from all over are catching on to West Valley City's charm.

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 USA Today College. His interests include education, comparative religion, and traveling.

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