The University of Utah, founded in 1850, is a public institution. It is a distinctive community of learning in the American West. The faculty is known for its range of strengths and interdisciplinary concerns and is comprised of the finest teachers and most renowned researchers. With research ties worldwide, the university consistently ranks among the top research institutions. The university offers nationally recognized programs in liberal education and honors and supports one of the nation's pioneering service learning programs. Undergraduate research opportunities allow students to participate in faculty assisted research as early as freshman year. A commitment to the undergraduate experience is enhanced by the 1,500-acre campus' proximity to both the excitement of city life in Salt Lake City and the outdoor adventures possible in the Wasatch Range of the Rocky Mountains.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
24,455
Undergraduates
12,888
Men - 52.7%
11,543
Women - 47.2%
8,333
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 24,404 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.66
SAT Math
642 average
570-700 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
643 average
573-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
27 average
22-29 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,211
Out-of-state: $46,955
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,498
Out-of-state: $31,242
Room and Board
$10,201
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Freshman Award
$25,969
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$19,656
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,439
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
15%
10-19
25%
20-29
24%
30-39
11%
40-49
7%
50-99
13%
Over 100
5%
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Salt Lake City Population
189,314
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Salt Lake City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
13% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hawk
Sororities
7% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
6.4%
Black/African-American
1.4%
Hispanic/Latino
14.1%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
6.1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.5%
White
70.2%
Unknown
1%
International Students
4.7% from 75 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
33.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
73%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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