The University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

The University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

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Tuition & Fees

$8,615

$27,220

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
570
75th
680
25th
560
75th
30
25th
21
75th
28
25th
21
75th
29
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,624
Declined 3,795
Total Received 18,419
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Public

29,205

undergraduate students

9,130

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 38,335
Established in 1850
Coeducational Coeducational

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1,535-acre campus in Salt Lake City (population: 200,591). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
13%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
53%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • You might notice some interesting ivy creeping up the walls of the The University of Utah. The school was the first in the country to install "solar ivy," where each "leaf" is actually a solar panel.

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
570
75th
680
25th
560
75th
30
25th
21
75th
28
25th
21
75th
29
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
Other application fee ($65 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) April 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,624
Declined 3,795
Total Received 18,419

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • 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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

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
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

61%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,345

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,412
Room $5,757
Board $4,444
Additional fees $1,203
Books & supplies $1,322
Total $20,138
Average Financial Aid - $8,345
Total with Avg. Aid $11,793

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $25,632,459
State $902,437
Institutional $1,569,139
Other external $1,707,118
Total $29,811,153

Non-need-based

Federal $16,825
State $7,322,134
Institutional $39,450,758
Other external $21,775,167
Total $68,564,884

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 801 581-6211
F: 801 585-6350
financialaid@utah.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Beach volleyball yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Gymnastics yes
Lacrosse yes
Skiing yes yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

alpine skiing, boxing, cycling, hockey, kendo, lacrosse, marksmanship, quidditch, rugby, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wakeboarding, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

alpine skiing, cycling, kendo, lacrosse, marksmanship, quidditch, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, wakeboarding, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, badminton, basketball, bench press competition, billiards, bowling, canoe battleship, dodgeball, flag football, inner tube water polo, madden, NCAA bowl mania, NCAA bracket challenge, pickleball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), spikeball, squat competition, table tennis, tennis, volleyball (indoor/sand), wiffleball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pac-12

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Anatomy. yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Arabic Language and Literature. yes yes
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology. yes yes
Architecture and Related Services, Other. yes
Architecture. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes yes
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General. yes yes yes
Atomic/Molecular Physics. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes yes yes
Audiology/Audiologist. yes
Ballet. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes yes yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes yes
Biostatistics. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes yes
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy. yes
Comparative Literature. yes
Computational Mathematics. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Construction Engineering. yes yes
Consumer Economics. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminology. yes
Dance, General. yes yes
Design and Applied Arts, Other. yes
Design and Visual Communications, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes yes yes
Earth Science Teacher Education. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes yes yes
Economics, General. yes yes yes
Education, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational Psychology. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law. yes
Engineering Mechanics. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes yes
Environmental Health. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes yes
Family and Community Services. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes yes yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes yes
Geological/Geophysical Engineering. yes yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
Geophysics and Seismology. yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Gerontology. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Hebrew Language and Literature. yes yes
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Human/Medical Genetics. yes yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes yes
Industrial and Product Design. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes yes
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. yes yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Latin American Studies. yes yes
Legal Professions and Studies, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Linguistics. yes yes yes
Management Science. yes yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes yes
Materials Engineering. yes yes yes
Mathematics and Computer Science. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Medical Informatics. yes yes
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. yes yes
Metallurgical Engineering. yes yes yes
Mining and Mineral Engineering. yes yes yes
Music, General. yes yes yes
Musicology and Ethnomusicology. yes
Near and Middle Eastern Studies. yes yes yes
Neurobiology and Anatomy. yes yes
Nuclear Engineering. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene. yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Oncology and Cancer Biology. yes yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes yes yes
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. yes
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist. yes
Petroleum Engineering. yes
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design. yes yes
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics. yes
Pharmacology. yes
Philosophy. yes yes yes
Physical Sciences, General. yes
Physical Sciences, Other. yes yes
Physical Therapy/Therapist. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Physiology, General. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes yes
Pre-Dentistry Studies. yes
Pre-Law Studies. yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Pre-Nursing Studies. yes
Pre-Pharmacy Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes yes yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Real Estate. yes
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other. yes yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other. yes yes yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
School Psychology. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Work. yes yes yes
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes yes yes
Statistics, General. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy. yes yes
Turkish Language and Literature. yes yes
Urban Studies/Affairs. yes yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, Other. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Communication
  3. Kinesiology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

38,335

total students

64%

in-state

36%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

29,205
students

Female
48%
14,157

Male
52%
15,048

24%

9,130
students

Female
47%
4,324

Male
53%
4,806

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

19,878
students

Female
47%
9,431

Male
53%
10,447

32%

9,327
students

Female
51%
4,726

Male
49%
4,601

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 15

Summer: March 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 75
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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