The Provo/Orem metropolitan area consistently ranks among the most educated cities in the country, and with two major universities, it's not hard to see why. Students have been flocking to Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University for decades because of the quality education both institutions offer and the unique culture of the valley. In turn, these universities generate many of the amazing sports and cultural offerings found here. When you visit our universities, you'll see why alumni keep coming back to their alma mater.

Brigham Young University, a private research university in Provo, Utah, was established in 1875 by Brigham Young. Affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), BYU offers a broad range of academic programs across 11 colleges. These include undergraduate majors, master's programs, and doctoral programs in liberal arts, engineering, agriculture, management, and more.

Athletically, BYU competes in Division I of the NCAA, with its teams known as the BYU Cougars. The university boasts a rich athletic tradition, with numerous NCAA and non-NCAA championships.

Utah Valley University, located in Orem, Utah, transitioned from a vocational school founded in 1941 to a full-fledged public university by 2008. UVU is the largest institution in the state by enrollment, offering a wide array of academic programs from master's degrees to certificates. Its evolution reflects its growing role in providing accessible higher education to a diverse student body.

The institution emphasizes affordability and accessibility, with a 100% acceptance rate and competitive tuition rates for both in-state and out-of-state students. UVU's commitment to education and community engagement has made it a cornerstone of higher education in Utah.

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMUoHP) in Provo, Utah, is a specialized institution focused on graduate healthcare education. Founded in 1998, RMUoHP offers master's and doctoral degrees along with graduate certificates in various health professions. The university is committed to advancing healthcare education and practice through innovative programs and research.

RMUoHP's campus is part of the East Bay Technology Park, reflecting its modern approach to healthcare education. With plans for expansion, including the establishment of a new medical school campus, RMUoHP continues to contribute significantly to the healthcare education landscape.