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University of Utah

University of Utah

+1 801-581-8761

201 S. 1460 E. Room 250 S Salt Lake City, UT USA 84112

Founded in 1850, the University of Utah (U of U) is a public institution located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Well known as a center of academics, powerhouse sports, and intense research, the U of U boasts highly ranked programs in entrepreneurship, computer science, and nursing. Notable alumni include famous entrepreneur and hotel developer J. Willard Marriott, co-founder of Adobe Systems Inc. John Warnock, and science fiction novelist Orson Scott Card.

Ranked 103 nationwide, the U of U’s acceptance rate is 79% and its graduation rate is 66%.

Its tuition rate is $9,002 per year for in-state students and $30,488 for out-of-state students. It has a total student enrollment of over 30,000 students. The U of U offers over 100 undergraduate programs and more than 100 postgraduate programs. It follows a semester-based academic calendar.

With its 1,534-acre campus set in Salt Lake City, the U of U has a lot to offer. Leading innovation, booming industry, and access to some of the country’s most attractive mountain activities earns Salt Lake City a top spot in America’s best places to live and work. On campus, students can participate in over 550 organizations and clubs, and the university provides numerous lectures, conferences, and digital events to help students grow in their leadership potential. The U of U’s sports teams, the Utes, compete in the NCAA Division I PAC-12 Conference. The university runs a variety of research centers and institutes, including the Brain Institute, the American West Center and the Center for High Performance Computing.

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