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University of Utah Student Life

University of Utah is on a 1,535-acre campus in an urban setting in Salt Lake City, Utah. There are many activities and organizations for University of Utah students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

University of Utah also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Utah has a thriving Yellow for Life. In fact, more students participate in Yellow for Life than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Utah include Women in Business, Tek Club, Red Cross at the U and Campus Contraceptive Initiative.

University of Utah students' favorite campus traditions are Get Involved Fair/Plazafest, Redfest and Homecoming.

Does University of Utah offer student housing?

University of Utah offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most University of Utah students live off campus. In 2021, 12% of undergrads at University of Utah lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 88% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Utah. There are 5,837 spots available in on-campus housing for all 24,643 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 3,419 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Utah offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at University of Utah

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Utah is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Utah campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

University of Utah offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to University of Utah

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to University of Utah, take Interstate 80 and Interstate 15 to Salt Lake City, UT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Salt Lake City International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Utah you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Utah's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

University of Utah Students

48%

Women

52%

Men

76%

Full Time

24%

Part Time

74%

In State

26%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

66%

14%

6%

6%

5%

1%

1%

0.44%

0.43%

Undergraduate Students

24,643

Graduate Students

8,437

Non-Resident / International Students

1,232

University of Utah Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

33,080

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

79%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,816

Out-of-State

$31,389

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 1
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