Dixie State University is a premier open enrollment teaching institution that offers a great value with more than 150 academic programs at one of the lowest tuition costs in the Western United States. The University was built upon a rich pioneering tradition of sacrifice, determination, and generosity that is still embraced by the campus community today. With the motto “active learning, active life,” Dixie State provides personalized and engaged learning experiences under the direction of skilled and devoted faculty and staff and is on the forefront of technology, health education, and entrepreneurship and incorporates cutting-edge learning practices across all disciplines. Consequently, students graduate prepared for rewarding careers and enriched lives. Outside of the classroom, students become involved in the community and are shaped through civic engagement and service learning and enjoy the unparalleled opportunities for an active life that accompany DSU’s location, which is set in a beautiful, world-renowned destination.
Rocky Vista University (RVU) is a health-sciences university founded in 2006 in Parker, Colorado. Although a young university, RVU has achieved acclaim for its outstanding outcomes including top board scores, having among the highest percentage of military students of any civilian medical school, and having a 100% residency placement rate. The university is expanding into Southern Utah and will matriculate its first class of 125 osteopathic medical students in July 2017. RVU is one of only two medical schools in the state and the only medical school in Southern Utah. The mission of RVU is to provide quality healthcare education while inspiring students to serve with compassion, integrity and excellence.
Dixie Applied Technology College is one of eight regional colleges that comprise the Utah College of Applied Technology. DXATC is the premier college for skill and competency-based training in Washington County. DXATC currently offers certificate programs in: Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Drafting and Design, Manufacturing Operations, Diesel Technology, CNA, CNC Machining, HVAC Technician, IT, Electrical Apprenticeship, Plumbing Apprenticeship, EMT, Advanced EMT, Digital Design Media, Automation Technician, Healthcare Coding Technician, Medication Aide Technician.
Stevens-Henager College was established in 1891 and has trained generations of graduates for new careers in high demand jobs. Their graduate degree programs provide flexibility for working professionals. Stevens-Henager College offers fast undergraduate degree programs in Medical Specialties, Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Accounting, Computer Networking, Computer Programming, Web Design, and Graphic Arts. That means more job choices for you. Grants and student loans are available so you can afford to get your degree.
The University of Utah has a strong reputation for delivering high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs to residents throughout the state of Utah. A variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees are available in St. George. Class schedules are tailored around the working adult and are held mostly in the evenings so students can finish a program while fulfilling commitments to family, work and the community. Classes are delivered live via interactive broadcast with many courses offered online.
The School of Life Foundation™ is committed to the social, moral and character development of youth. We donate our workbook, Learn To “School” Your Toughest Opponent™, and accompanying training program to schools. The book offers life-guiding principles and values to help youth achieve straight A’s in the school of life™. Many of our partner schools are implementing the School of Life program as Tier 2 of their Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS) system to enhance their school culture. Our mission is to increase high school graduation rates.
Washington County School District is headquartered in St. George, Utah, with over 30,000 students enrolled. The district provides public education for students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade in Washington County cities, towns, and communities including St. George, Bloomington, Bloomington Hills, Winchester Hills, Dammeron Valley, Washington, Santa Clara, Ivins, Hurricane, LaVerkin, Central, Veyo, Enterprise, Gunlock, Pine Valley, Leeds, Hildale, Apple Valley, Springdale, Rockville, Virgin, and Toquerville, covering an area of over 2,400 square miles (over 6,200 square kilometers).
Trinity Lutheran Academy seeks to develop the basic skills of learning; critical thinking; solving problems, making value judgments and decisions; and respecting self, others, and property. Trinity’s national accreditation and state certified teachers ensures a vigorous academic program and strong curriculum, PreK through 7th grade.
The Learning Center for Families is a private, non-profit agency that provides family support services through five programs that include: early intervention, serving families of children birth to three years with any kind of developmental delay or a condition closely associated with developmental delays. Early Head Start is also provided for low-income pregnant women and families to children birth to three years. Parents as Teachers, serving pregnant women of all income ranges from prenatal through their child’s entry to kindergarten , Kindermusik, a music and movement based program for children ages 3 months through age 8, Child care (Caterpillar Clubhouse) for children from 6 months to 6 years of age. All services are available at no cost to eligible families. Families ineligible for a scholarship are served on a sliding scale.
George Washington Academy, winner of Utah Association of Public Charter School’s “Charter School of the Year” award, is founded on the principle that educators, parents, and the community can create an academic environment that encourages students to excel. GWA challenges students with an aggressive, academically rigorous program, with high expectations for all students as a primary focus. GWA’s standardized test scores are consistently among the very top schools in the state of Utah. The school is fully accredited, offers art, music, and technology to all students, and has a beautiful facility. GWA currently serves over 1000 students who come from all over Washington County. Uniforms are required and students are accepted on a lottery basis. For more information or to apply, please see the GWA website or call 435-673-2232.
Serving grades 8-12, St. George Academy is Southern Utah’s only tuition-free, charter high school offering a complete college preparatory education to our students in a unique learning environment. At St. George Academy, we believe that the true value of an education is its power to transform the individual and to provide them the knowledge to understand themselves and the world around them.