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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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
53%
Percent 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
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Skiing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

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

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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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