University of Utah: Ranking & Review

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Salt Lake City Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 53 82
Top 1%

University of Utah Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate66%65%67%
Applicants22,40010,99211,408
Admissions14,8187,1917,627
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

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

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores747
Percent of students submitting SAT scores18%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
615
Math
615

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,560
Percent of students submitting ACT scores86%
ACT Composite
25
ACT English
25
ACT Math
24

University of Utah Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $23,673 $42,916
Off-campus $23,742 $42,985
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
In-stateOut-of-state
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

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 742 569 7 1,318
Health Professions and Related Programs 441 286 359 1,086
Social Sciences 744 67 26 837
Engineering 520 212 69 801
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 212 266 20 498
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 384 6 9 399
Visual and Performing Arts 327 47 10 384
Psychology 280 72 26 378
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 271 36 5 312
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 69 231 4 304
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 189 23 45 257
Physical Sciences 135 58 37 230
Education 75 117 20 212
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 182 8 190
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 125 38 163
English Language and Literature & Letters 126 1 8 135
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 104 19 6 129
Mathematics and Statistics 87 23 17 127
Legal Professions and Studies 116 116
Architecture and Related Services 32 37 69
History 45 12 1 58
Natural Resources and Conservation 56 56
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 49 3 1 53
Philosophy and Religious Studies 18 1 4 23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1 8 9
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesThe U
Founded1850
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

Official Websitewww.utah.edu
Address201 Presidents Circle, ROOM 201
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84112-9008
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone8015817200
Fax+1 (801) 585 7864

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