University of Utah: Ranking & Review

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Salt Lake City
United States
Top 1%

University of Utah Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate66%65%67%
Enrolled undergraduates4,1192,0722,047
Enrolled total (including graduate students)32,80017,49615,304

10,720 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,411 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores747
Percent of students submitting SAT scores18%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,560
Percent of students submitting ACT scores86%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programConsidered but not required
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Utah Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,867 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Utah provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,412 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,697$26,940
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,187$1,187
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$216$743
Tuition for Full-time graduates$6,725$23,740
Fees for full-time graduates$1,065$1,065
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$254$895

Programs and Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services74256971,318
Health Professions and Related Programs4412863591,086
Social Sciences7446726837
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21226620498
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs38469399
Visual and Performing Arts3274710384
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies271365312
Public Administration and Social Service Professions692314304
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1892345257
Physical Sciences1355837230
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1828190
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies12538163
English Language and Literature & Letters12618135
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics104196129
Mathematics and Statistics872317127
Legal Professions and Studies116116
Architecture and Related Services323769
Natural Resources and Conservation5656
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies493153
Philosophy and Religious Studies181423
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities189
Grand Total5,2142,1407908,144

A total of 5,214 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Utah.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,930 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate67%67%68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%
  • Part-time retention rate - 63%

General info

Alternative namesThe U
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe University of Utah fosters student success by preparing students from diverse backgrounds for lives of impact as leaders and citizens. We generate and share new knowledge, discoveries, and innovations, and we engage local and global communities to promote education, health, and quality of life. These contributions, in addition to responsible stewardship of our intellectual, physical, and financial resources, ensure the long-term success and viability of the institution.
Colorscrimson, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff12,415
Instructional FTE1,798
Research FTE1,288
Public Service FTE1,097
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address201 Presidents Circle, ROOM 201
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84112-9008
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population186,000
Fax+1 (801) 585 7864

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