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University of Utah was awarded 1,866 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is other family and consumer sciences/human sciences.
U of U is ranked #210 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when U of U held the #483 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 14 colleges in Utah, U of U is ranked at #3.
The acceptance rate at University of Utah is 79%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that U of U is a good fit for you.
About 24% of students accepted to U of U submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 670. Math scores were between 560 and 680.
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With a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1, University of Utah is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at University of Utah is 97%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
University of Utah has a freshmen retention rate of 89%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
The on-time graduation rate is the percent of first-time, full-time students who get their bachelor's degree with four years. At U of U this rate is 32%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 33.3%.
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at University of Utah.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 24,643 undergraduates at U of U with 18,749 being full-time and 5,894 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of U of U, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At U of U, approximately 27% of students took out student loans averaging $10,495 a year. That adds up to $41,980 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at U of U is 1.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
See which majors at University of Utah make the most money.
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Contact details for U of U are given below.
|Address:||201 Presidents Circle, Room 201, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9008|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Child Development & Psychology||355||NA|
|Communication & Media Studies||336||$38,433|
|Health & Physical Education||300||$29,370|
|Business Administration & Management||203||$49,187|
|Finance & Financial Management||145||$55,325|
Learn more about the majors offered at University of Utah along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2019-2020, 29,665 students took at least one online class at University of Utah. This is an increase from the 11,058 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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