The University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

The University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

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Tuition & Fees

$9,498

$30,132

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
48%
500-599
29%
400-499
4%
700-800
26%
600-699
38%
500-599
32%
400-499
4%
30-36
24%
24-29
42%
18-23
31%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,159
Declined 9,245
Total Received 24,404
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Public

24,485

undergraduate students

8,333

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 32,818
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.

  • Metropolitan area: Salt Lake City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Salt Lake City International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
13%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Yellow for Life
  • Women in Business
  • Tek Club
  • Red Cross at the U
  • Campus Contraceptive Initiative

Top Events

  • Get Involved Fair/Plazafest
  • Redfest
  • Homecoming

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
19%
600-699
48%
500-599
29%
400-499
4%
700-800
26%
600-699
38%
500-599
32%
400-499
4%
30-36
24%
24-29
42%
18-23
31%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $55
Application deadline April 1
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.66

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,159
Declined 9,245
Total Received 24,404

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
application essay
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 75
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,252
Room & board $10,201
Additional fees $1,246
Books & supplies $1,322
Other fees $2,732
Total $23,753
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Sand volleyball
Skiing (cross-country)
Skiing (downhill)
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Water polo

Club Sports Men

Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Women

Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Air and Space Operations Technology
American Sign Language (ASL)
Anatomy
Anthropology
Apparel and Textiles, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Arabic Language and Literature
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
Architecture
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Asian Studies/Civilization
Athletic Training/Trainer
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Ballet
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Construction Engineering
Consumer Economics
Criminology
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Education, General
Education, Other
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Family Resource Management Studies, General
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
French Language and Literature
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
German Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health Teacher Education
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Hebrew Language and Literature
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
History, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human/Medical Genetics
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Industrial and Product Design
Information Science/Studies
Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations, Other
International/Global Studies
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Japanese Language and Literature
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Linguistics
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Materials Engineering
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Metallurgical Engineering
Meteorology
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Music, General
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences, Other
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
Rhetoric and Composition
Russian Language and Literature
Sculpture
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Turkish Language and Literature
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
Zoology/Animal Biology, Other
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

32,818

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

24,485
students

Female
47%
11,558

Male
53%
12,897

25%

8,363
students

Female
47%
3,937

Male
53%
4,426

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

18,598
students

Female
48%
8,854

Male
52%
9,744

24%

5,857
students

Female
47%
2,704

Male
53%
3,153

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 89%
Student 4 year graduation rate 33%
Student 5 year graduation rate 26%
Student 6 year graduation rate 11%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,292

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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