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University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

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.

Web Sitewww.utah.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students23,789
   Women10,842 (45.6%)
   Men12,947 (54.4%)
Graduate Students8,071

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate76% of 14,308 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineApril 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.61
SAT Math597 average
530-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading577 average
520-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing560 average
500-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite25 average
21-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $22,834
Out-of-state: $41,355
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,518
Out-of-state: $27,039
Room and Board
$9,406
Average Percent of Need Met68%
Average Freshman Award$19,868
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$21,081

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,449
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 14% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Salt Lake City Population189,314
Nearest Metropolitan AreaSalt Lake City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 45% of freshmen, 13% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotHawk
Sororities8% of women participate
Fraternities 6% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.9% Asian
1.4% Black/African-American
12.6% Hispanic/Latino
5.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.8% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students4.5% from 87 countries
First-Year Students Returning90.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
29.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
78%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.59 3.82 617 642 28
Low 2.75 2.75 420 420 16
High 4.00 4.90 790 790 36
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DID YOU KNOW?

• U of Utah's 1,500-acre arboretum has over 9,000 species of trees and shrubs from around the world.

• U of Utah's women's gymnastics team has won ten NCAA titles.

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