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
16%
600-699
48%
500-599
31%
400-499
5%
700-800
19%
600-699
40%
500-599
36%
400-499
5%
700-800
7%
600-699
28%
500-599
41%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
30-36
28%
24-29
35%
18-23
30%
12-17
7%
30-36
15%
24-29
48%
18-23
28%
12-17
9%
30-36
23%
24-29
42%
18-23
32%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,441
Declined + 7,655
Total Received 23,096
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Public

24,743

undergraduate students

8,251

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication
  2. Psychology
  3. Economics
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Codes

SAT 4853
ACT 4274

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 32,994
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: 200,544). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
54%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 6% of male students
 
8 sororities 8% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
48%
500-599
31%
400-499
5%
700-800
19%
600-699
40%
500-599
36%
400-499
5%
700-800
7%
600-699
28%
500-599
41%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
30-36
28%
24-29
35%
18-23
30%
12-17
7%
30-36
15%
24-29
48%
18-23
28%
12-17
9%
30-36
23%
24-29
42%
18-23
32%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
($65 for international applicants)
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

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,441
Declined + 7,655
Total Received 23,096

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Essay
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Rakin Hall
Executive Director
P: 800 685-8856
F: 801 585-7864
admissions@utah.edu

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,812

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,252
Room & board $10,684
Additional fees $1,246
Books & supplies $996
Total $21,178
Average Financial Aid - $19,812
Total with Avg. Aid $1,366

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $29,498,568
State $654,718
Institutional $2,362,433
Other external $1,605,314
Total $34,121,033

Non-need-based

Federal $9,807
State $5,709,161
Institutional $40,761,321
Other external $17,685,279
Total $64,165,568
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Karen Henriquez
Director of Financial Aid
karen.henriquez@utah.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

bowling, boxing, climbing, cycling, ice hockey, lacrosse, marksmanship, power lifting, rugby, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Club Sports - Women's

bowling, boxing, climbing, cycling, lacrosse, marksmanship, power lifting, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bench press, canoe battleship, corn hole, dodgeball, flag football, flag rugby, floor hockey, Kan Jam, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, spikeball, squat, ultimate Frisbee, water polo

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Athletic Directors

Mark Harlan (men's)
Athletics Director
email

Nona Richardson (women's)
Senior Associate Athletics Director For Student-Athlete Support Services/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Mechanics
Architectural Studies
Art
Art History
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Audiology
Ballet
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Informatics
Biostatistics
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Business Analysis
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chemistry Teaching
Chinese
City/Metro Planning
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classics
Communication
Communication Teaching
Communications
Community/Consumer Studies
Comparative Literature/Cultural Studies
Computational Science
Computational Science/Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computing
Construction Engineering
Creative Writing
Criminology
Dance Teaching
Dental Surgery
Design
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
Entertainment Arts/Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Humanities
Environmental Resource Law
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies/Sustainability
Ethnic Studies
Film/Media Arts
Film/Media Studies
Finance
French
Gender Studies
Genetic Counseling
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology
Geophysics
Geoscience
German
Gerontology
Health Promotion/Education
Health System Pharmacy Administration
Health/Society/Policy
Healthcare Administration
History
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Development/Social Policy
Human Genetics
Information Systems
International Affairs/Global Enterprise
International Studies
Japanese
Kinesiology
Lab Medicine/Biomedical Science
Language Pedagogy
Language/Literature
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
Mining Engineering
Modern Dance
Music
Musical Arts
Musicology
Neurobiology/Anatomy
Neuroscience
Nuclear Engineering
Nurse Practice
Nursing
Nutrition/Integrative Physiology
Occupational Environmental Health
Occupational Health
Occupational Therapy
Oncological Science
Oncological Sciences
Operations Management
Parks/Recreation/Tourism
Peace/Conflict Studies
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research/Health Policy
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Population Health Sciences
Psychology
Psychometrics
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Quantitative Analysis
Real Estate Development
Recreational Therapy
Rehabilitation Science
Religious Studies
Russian
Science Instrumentation
Secondary Education
Secondary School Teaching/Earth Science
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Sports Medicine
Statistics
Theatre
University Studies
Urban Ecology
World Languages
Writing/Rhetoric Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Communication
  2. Psychology
  3. Economics

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

32,994

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

24,743
students

Female
47%
11,660

Male
53%
13,083

25%

8,251
students

Female
47%
3,848

Male
53%
4,403

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

18,499
students

Female
48%
8,731

Male
52%
9,768

26%

6,244
students

Female
47%
2,929

Male
53%
3,315

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
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

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.60
High school transcript Required 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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 75
Countries most often represented China
India
Malaysia
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
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

Teri Clawson
Associate Director, Admissions
801 581-8761
iao@sa.utah.edu

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