Tuition & Fees

$8,518

$27,039

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

56%

44%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,913
Declined + 2,261
Total Received 12,174
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Public

23,794

undergraduate students

7,757

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
28%
500-599
38%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
200-299
1%
700-800
12%
600-699
38%
500-599
32%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
7%
600-699
26%
500-599
41%
400-499
21%
300-399
5%
30-36
20%
24-29
36%
18-23
34%
12-17
10%
30-36
12%
24-29
43%
18-23
32%
12-17
13%
30-36
17%
24-29
42%
18-23
36%
12-17
5%
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School Facts

The University of Utah, founded in 1850, is a public research institution. Its 1,534-acre campus is located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 31,551
Established in 1850
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACNM (American College of Nurse Midwives)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Salt Lake City, UT

1,535-acre campus in Salt Lake City (population: 191,180). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

The University of Utah
201 Presidents Circle
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
13%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
45%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
10 fraternities 5% of male students
 
7 sororities 8% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
86%
Bottom 1/2
14%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
12%
600-699
28%
500-599
38%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
200-299
1%
700-800
12%
600-699
38%
500-599
32%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
7%
600-699
26%
500-599
41%
400-499
21%
300-399
5%
30-36
20%
24-29
36%
18-23
34%
12-17
10%
30-36
12%
24-29
43%
18-23
32%
12-17
13%
30-36
17%
24-29
42%
18-23
36%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $45
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
April 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,913
Declined + 2,261
Total Received 12,174

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Interview
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Matthew Lopez
Director of Admissions
P: 800 685-8856
F: 801 585-7864
admissions@utah.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,408
Room $3,493
Board $1,642
Additional fees $1,110
Books & supplies $1,232
Total $14,885
Average Financial Aid - $18,217
Total with Avg. Aid $-3,332

Financial Aid

63%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$18,217

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $31,076,829
State $633,600
Institutional $2,230,660
Other external $1,761,677
Total $35,702,766

Non-need-based

Federal $54,572
State $2,269,431
Institutional $30,918,553
Other external $12,315,257
Total $45,557,813

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
Nordic skiing
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
PAC 12
Mascot
Swoop (red tailed hawk)
School colors
crimson and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Mechanics
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Art Composite Teaching
Art History
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Audiology
Ballet
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biology
Biology Composite Teaching
Biology Teaching
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Informatics
Biostatistics
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chemistry Teaching
Chinese
City/Metro Planning
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classics
Clinical Investigation
Communication
Communication Teaching
Communications
Community/Consumer Studies
Comparative Literature/Cultural Studies
Computational Science
Computational Science/Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computing
Creative Writing
Dance Teaching
Dental Surgery
Earth Science Composite Teaching
Econometrics
Economics
Education/Culture/Society
Educational Leadership/Policy
Educational Policy/Leadership
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
English
English Teaching
Entertainment Arts/Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Humanities
Environmental Resource Law
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies/Sustainability
Ethnic Studies
Exercise/Sport Science
Exercise/Sport Science Teaching
Experimental Pathology
Film/Media Arts
Film/Media Studies
Finance
French
French Teaching
Gender Studies
Genetic Counseling
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology
Geophysics
Geoscience
German
German Teaching
Gerontology
Health Promotion/Education
Health System Pharmacy Administration
Health Teaching
Health/Society/Policy
Healthcare Administration
History
History Teaching
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Development/Social Policy
Human Genetics
Information Systems
International Affairs/Global Enterprise
International Studies
Japanese
Lab Medicine/Biomedical Science
Language Pedagogy
Language/Literature
Languages
Languages/Literature
Latin American Studies
Law
Linguistics
Management
Marketing
Material Science Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Math Teaching
Mathematics
Mathematics Teaching
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Medicinal Chemistry
Medicine
Metallurgical Engineering
Metropolitan Planning/Policy/Design
Microbiology/Immunology
Middle East Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Mining Engineering
Modern Dance
Multi-Disciplinary Design
Music
Music Teaching
Musical Arts
Musicology
Neurobiology/Anatomy
Neuroscience
Nuclear Engineering
Nurse Practice
Nursing
Nutrition
Occupational Environmental Health
Occupational Health
Occupational Therapy
Oncological Science
Oncological Sciences
Operations Management
Parks/Recreation/Tourism
Peace/Conflict Studies
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmaceutics
Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research/Health Policy
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Physics Teaching
Physiology
Political Science
Psychology
Psychometrics
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Real Estate Development
Rehabilitation Services
Religious Studies
Russian
Russian Teaching
Science Instrumentation
Secondary Education
Secondary School Teaching/Earth Science
Social Sciences Composite Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Teaching
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Statistics
Theatre
Theatre Teaching
University Studies
Urban Ecology
World Languages
Writing/Rhetoric Studies
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Undergraduate

75%

23,794
students

Female
44%
10,396

Male
56%
13,398

Graduate

25%

7,757
students

Female
44%
3,422

Male
56%
4,335

undergraduateFull-time

71%

16,927
students

Female
44%
7,362

Male
56%
9,565

undergraduatePart-time

29%

6,867
students

Female
45%
3,034

Male
55%
3,833

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

81%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.60
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: March 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 93
Countries most often represented China
Malaysia
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Emily Edmonston
Associate Director, Admissions
801 581-8761
iao@sa.utah.edu

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