The University of Utah

country rank  42
world rank  53

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University Overview

Founded in 1850, The University of Utah is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Salt Lake City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Utah. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, The University of Utah (The U) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Utah (The U) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 168 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym The U
Founded 1850
Colours Crimson and white

University Location

Address 201 Presidents Circle
Salt Lake City (population range: 50,000-249,999)
84112-9008 Utah
United States
T +1 (801) 581 7200
F +1 (801) 585 7864

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 201 South 1460 East Room 250
Salt Lake City 84112
+1 (801) 581 7281

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The University of Utah's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation
1933


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation

Affiliations

  • Utah System of Higher Education (USHE)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium
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Site last updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2018