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University of Utah

The University of Utah (the U) has been providing world-class education for more than 160 years. Ranked among the 100 best universities in the world consistently for the last 10 years, the U is also one of the top 50 universities in the U.S. , according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 

PhD Programmes

Medicine & Health (35)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Arts, Design & Architecture (3)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



As a student at the U, you'll have more than 80 undergraduate majors to choose from, with nearly as many minors and certificates. Dozens of our academic programs – from computer science to psychology to physics to dance (to name a few) – rank in the top 100 by U.S. News & World Report.


Research is a major component in the life of the U benefiting students as well as the region. The University of Utah is ranked 47th in the U.S. and 87th in the world in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities.


The Career & Professional Development Center is the centralized department at the University of Utah charged with educating students and alumni in the discovery and realization of meaningful careers.  Our services develop greater self-understanding, expand awareness of career opportunities, and foster effective job search practices which can be applied throughout a lifetime. We bridge the world of work for students/alumni by building relationships with a variety of employers in a diverse and dynamic workplace.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

While academics rule the day, the experiences outside of class is a major part to life at the U. Around campus, extracurricular activities abound with hundreds of clubs and student groups, ranging from the serious and studious (like, the Park Debate Society) to the adrenaline-filled and heart-pumping (see Freeskier Society), with nearly everything in between.

Housing services

Housing & Residential Education creates an engaging community where students live, learn, and thrive. We develop a sense of belonging, provide opportunities for personal growth, and foster a safe and supportive environment. Our team aims to make the University of Utah feel like home.Housing options including Family Housing, Fraternity or Sorority Housing, or Off-Campus Housing.

Library services

The libraries present at University of Utah are:

  • J. Willard Marriott Library
  • Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
  • James E. Faust Law Library
  • McKay Music Library

ICT services

Services include:

  • UMail is the official form of email communication at the University of Utah.
  • Box is an online cloud storage and collaboration tool.
  • Canvas is the University's Online Learning Management System where portions of classes or entire courses can be published or managed.
  • Campus Information Services (CIS) contains a variety of self-service apps.
  • KRONOS is the U's automated payroll system.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Utah is honored and excited to be one of the founding institutions of Incheon Global Campus. Students from around the world have convenient access to the University of Utah’s amazing faculty, staff, and academic culture at the University of Utah Asia Campus. The U offers several exciting undergraduate and graduate degrees to students from around the world.

Sports facilities

Academics are only part of the story - you're coming to college for the whole student life experience! At the U, that experience ranges far and wide.As an integral part of the University and the community, the Athletics Department complements and supports the overall mission of the University. The Athletics Department seeks to provide the means for all student-athletes to reach their full potential academically and athletically, while also becoming positive contributors to society.

Student clubs

The University of Utah has clubs relating to athletics and recreation, arts and entertainment, academic and professional development, and social/multicultural. ASUU coordinates and supports over 600+ student groups on campus for you to join. We provide funding, advice and more ways for you to find and connect with students that share your interests. To make it easier to search, join or create a club, ASUU has a student group website called OrgSync.

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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