Utah Valley University (UVU) is a great fit for Native American’s interested in continuing their education. Open Admission policy allows Utah Valley University to accept anyone who applies. We have programs to help you achieve your academic goals. Native American advisors assist with, admissions, registration, scholarships, and finding you financial assistance. UVU has an inner network of Native American mentors and staff to help you succeed.Many students participate in the Native American club, Native Sun. They also have opportunities to get involved in leadership, tutoring, multicultural student council, performance and dance groups. A new student wellness center features state-of-the-art athletic equipment and facilities.
The Utah State Board of Regents allows Ute, Goshute, Shoshone-Bannock, Shoshoni, Paiute, Hopi, Navajo, and Zuni tribes to qualify for instate status, which allows these enrolled tribal members with certificates of Indian blood to pay instate tuition. Other tribes have an opportunity to receive instate status after one year.