Program Overview: Why CE?

Utah Valley University Concurrent Enrollment is an academic program that partners with and serves high schools and communities. It provides access to, preparation for, and the experience of higher education. Our program offers a full dimension of courses to a wide variety of students.

Our Program Infographic: 271 High School Instructors, 48 Participating High Schools, 7,382 Total Participating Students.



  • Efficient transition from high school to college
  • Time and money saved
  • Access to academic advisors
  • Opportunity for a more productive senior year
  • Introduction to college policies, procedures, and environment
  • Confidence to succeed in higher education
  • Generate an official college transcript
  • Guaranteed system allowing transfer of credit
  • Opportunity to complete general education classes allowing for earlier participation in major
  • Access to university tutoring, labs, and library


  • Funding for school and classroom
  • Collaboration with professionals in same field of study
  • Tuition waiver for one university class each semester
  • Access to university resources
  • State credit, recertification points, and CEU’s


  • Affordable access to higher education for motivated students
  • Presence of college-going culture
  • Funding to enhance curriculum and learning opportunities
  • Revitalization of CTE programs to launch students on successful college and career pathways
  • Funding for additional course offerings or sections
  • Strengthened transition between high school and college
  • Collegiate atmosphere in the high schools
  • Increase of qualified educators receiving ongoing support, professional development, and collegial interaction


Utah Valley University has developed a strategic inclusion plan that provides an inviting, safe, and supportive environment as well as services for people from a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. The university provides accessible and equitable education opportunities. Concurrent Enrollment embodies this inclusion plan.

  • Opportunity to recruit motivated students
  • Community partnership with local schools
  • Early accelerated interventions to reduce college remediation
  • Better prepared students
  • Smaller classes sizes in entry-level courses
  • Shared educational expertise
  • Students more likely to be involved in campus organizations and activities
  • Strategies to increase college completion rates

Advancing Quality

Utah Valley University Concurrent Enrollment has been nationally accredited through the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships since 2005 for standards and academic rigor.

The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) works to ensure that college courses taught by high school teachers are as rigorous as courses offered on the sponsoring college campus. As the sole accrediting body for Concurrent Enrollment partnerships, NACEP helps these programs adhere to the highest standards to help students experience a seamless transition to college and teachers benefit from meaningful, ongoing professional development.