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University of Utah
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  • 4 Year
  • SALT LAKE CITY, UT

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Utah is a highly rated public university located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 18,628 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Utah acceptance rate is 62%. Popular majors include Psychology, Communications, and Kinesiology and Exercise Science. Graduating 70% of students, Utah alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,800.

About

201 PRESIDENTS CIRCLE, ROOM 201
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84112
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Pacific-12 Conference

University of Utah Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Utah Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
April 1
SAT Range
1140-1380
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$13,739 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,314 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 198 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 246 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 246 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
7
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
7
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    35%
  • On Campus
    61%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,628 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,857
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
20%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 165 responses
  • Determined to succeed in their field.
    30%
  • Diverse.
    28%
  • Independent
    24%
  • Unmolded
    4%
  • Uninspired, absent on campus.
    4%
  • Stressed
    3%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
56%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 308 responses
Poll
73%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 379 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 204 responses
  • Diverse
    17%
  • Huge
    17%
  • Growing
    16%
  • Dynamic
    14%
  • Progressive
    8%
  • Expensive
    7%
  • Developing
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 146 responses

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