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The University of Utah, also referred to as 'The U' or 'the U of U', is a publicly funded research university located in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is part of the Utah System of Higher Education. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. It is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • College of Architecture & Planning
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Fine Arts
  • College of Health
  • College of Humanities
  • College of Law
  • College of Mines & Earth Sciences
  • College of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Science
  • College of Social & Behavioral Science
  • College of Social Work
  • Graduate School
  • Honors College
  • School of Business, David Eccles
  • School of Medicine
The university’s sports teams are nicknamed the Utes. University of Utah competes in the NCAA's Division I as part of the Mountain West Conference.

Profile of University of UtahUniversity of Utah is located in a medium-sized city, in Salt Lake City, UT. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at University of Utah top out at the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study media, family and social work, and liberal arts.

University of Utah Selectivity

The admissions department at University of Utah does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 500 to 630 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 640 or higher on the math SAT.

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, the school tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student Enrolment

University of Utah offers classes to 28, 025 students (22, 845 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
The school has a large share of part-time students. Students sports include formal participation in Mountain West Conference competitions. University of Utah Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 790economics, political science, English, sociology, history, international studies, social services, general studies, . . .
Business and Management916business management, finance, accounting, marketing, MIS, entrepreneurship, business, international business, . . .
Engineering498mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, materials engineering, metallurgical engineering, mining and mineral engineering, . . .
Family and Social Work493family studies, social work, public administration, consumer economics, food and nutrition, family and community services, family and human sciences, family and consumer economics, . . .
Media460mass communication, communication studies, communication and journalism
Science385biology, chemistry, physics, meteorology, geology, cell biology, oncology, biochemistry, . . .
Therapy and Counselling369psychology, physical therapy, educational psychology, genetic Counselling, psychology courses, quantitative psychology
Education and Teaching320teacher education, special ed, elementary school teaching, educational administration, ESL instruction, social foundations of education, social science teaching, Education
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy295exercise science, parks and recreation studies, occupational therapy, health and physical Education
Nursing and Emergency Medicine274registered nursing
Medicine203medicine, pharmacy, public health, pharmaceutics and drug design, gerontology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacy administration
Law144law, energy and environmental law
Medical Support and Technology136physician assistant, audiology and speech pathology, clinical lab tech, speech pathology, audiology, health service and sciences
Computer Science and Engineering134computer science, computer engineering, computer and info science
Medical administration132public health education, medical records tech, health care facilities management
Security and Law Enforcement110criminology
Mathematics87mathematics, mathematics and computer science, statistics
Art Studies84art studies, visual and performing arts
Drama and Performing Arts75drama, dance, ballet
Music69music, musicology
Architecture and Planning69architecture, architectural services
Photography and Commercial Art65film studies
Conservation and Resource Management42environmental studies, environmental science
Fine Arts19art history and criticism
Religion and Philosophy16philosophy
Design1graphic design
Contact: University of UtahUniversity of Utah

201 Presidents Circle

Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9008

General Phone: (801) 581-7200


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