Utah’s educational institutions have developed practical and innovative approaches to educating the state’s continually growing workforce. The state’s dedicated teachers and administrators and its quality school systems provide a wealth of educational opportunities, extending all the way from kindergarten through higher education. Utah consistently ranks among the nation’s leading states for the percentage of its population 25 years and older who have completed high school.
Higher education in Utah is open for business, with researchers and administration eager to collaborate on technology commercialization and other business-building projects. In addition, the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well on campus; the University of Utah, Brigham Young University and Utah State University are among the top schools in the nation when it comes to creating start-up companies based on university research.