The University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

The University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

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%
700-800
7%
600-699
28%
500-599
41%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
30-36
29%
24-29
33%
18-23
31%
12-17
6%
6-11
1%
30-36
18%
24-29
49%
18-23
25%
12-17
8%
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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Communication
  3. Kinesiology
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Codes

SAT 4853
ACT 4274

Social Networks

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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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 32,818
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: 200,591). 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
13%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
53%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 6% of male students
 
7 sororities 8% of female students
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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%
700-800
7%
600-699
28%
500-599
41%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
30-36
29%
24-29
33%
18-23
31%
12-17
6%
6-11
1%
30-36
18%
24-29
49%
18-23
25%
12-17
8%
30-36
24%
24-29
42%
18-23
31%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $55
($65 for international applicants)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
April 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

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

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

Mateo Remsburg
Director of Recruitment
P: 800 685-8856
F: 801 585-7864
admissions@utah.edu

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,875.00

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 - $23,875
Total with Avg. Aid $-2,697

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 801 581-6211
F: 801 585-6350
financialaid@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
diving
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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 Directors

Mark Harlan (men's)
Athletics Director
email

Elizabeth Abel (women's)
Associate Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Architectural Studies
Architecture
Art
Art History
Asian Studies
Athletic Training
Atmospheric Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Audiology
Ballet
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Informatics
Biostatistics
Biotechnology
Business
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Physics
Chemistry
Chinese
City/Metro Planning
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classics
Clinical Investigation
Communication
Communications
Community/Consumer Studies
Comparative Literature/Cultural Studies
Computational Science
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computing
Construction Engineering
Creative Writing
Criminology
Dentistry
Design
Earth Resource Management
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/Creative Writing
Entertainment Arts/Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Humanities
Environmental Resource Law
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies/Sustainability
Ethnic Studies
Film/Media Arts
Film/Media Studies
Finance
Fine Arts
French
Gender Studies
Genetic Counseling
Geographic Information Science
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology
Geophysics
Geoscience
German
Gerontology
Health Promotion/Education
Health System Pharmacy Administration
Health/Kinesiology
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
Laboratory Medicine/Biomedical Science
Language Pedagogy
Latin American Studies
Law
Legal Studies
Linguistics
Management
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
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 Sciences
Operations Management
Parks/Recreation/Tourism
Peace/Conflict Studies
Petroleum Engineering
Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research/Health Policy
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Philosophy/Science
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 Education
Science Instrumentation
Secondary Education
Secondary School Teaching/Earth Science
Social Work
Sociology
Software Development
Spanish
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Statistics
Theatre
University Studies
Urban Ecology
World Languages
World Languages/Cultures
Writing/Rhetoric 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

32,818

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

24,485
students

Female
47%
11,558

Male
53%
12,927

25%

8,333
students

Female
47%
3,937

Male
53%
4,396

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

76%

18,628
students

Female
48%
8,854

Male
52%
9,774

24%

5,857
students

Female
47%
2,704

Male
53%
3,153

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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
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

47%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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 Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 15

Summer: March 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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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

International Student Contact

Chelsea Wells
Director of International Student & Scholar Services
801 585-5759
chelsea.wells@utah.edu

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Lists & Rankings

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