University of Utah

Location
Salt Lake City, UT
Student Size
33,081
College Type
Public University|Research
Accceptance Rate
79%
Average Cost Per Year
$12,881
Student To Faculty Ratio
17:1

About Our College

The University of Utah (U of U, UofU,[13] or simply The U) is a public research university in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is the flagship institution of the Utah System of Higher Education. The university was established in 1850 as the University of Deseret (/ˌdɛzəˈrɛt/ (listen))[14] by the General Assembly of the provisional State of Deseret,[1] making it Utah's oldest institution of higher education.[15] It received its current name in 1892, four years before Utah attained statehood, and moved to its current location in 1900.[1]

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University of Utah

Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Student Size
25,826 Undergraduates, Total Enrollment 34,424
College Type
Public Research University
Accceptance Rate
79%
Average Cost Per Year
$24,278
Student To Faculty Ratio
17:1:1

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Established in 1850, the University of Utah is the Flagship University of the State. A community of students, staff, and scholars, the University of Utah—affectionately called "the U"—is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through innovative research; the education of future citizens, professionals, and leaders; and scholarly and creative pursuits that preserve and broaden our understanding of the human condition. The U prepares students for leadership roles in Utah, the country, and the world.

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