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The University of Utah

As a major teaching and research university, the flagship institution of the Utah state system of higher education, the University of Utah (the U) strives to create an academic environment in which the highest standards of scholarship and professional practice are observed and where responsibilities to students are conscientiously met.

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Increasingly, the breadth and caliber of programs at the University of Utah are attracting students who want a top-quality education in an extraordinary setting. Motivated students wishing for a transformative college experience—one that enables them to compete in the global workplace—are discovering rigorous opportunities throughout the U’s many areas of study. Our unique combination of world-class education in a world-class location differentiates the U from other top-tier research institutions. Our focus encompasses a forward-thinking problem-solving perspective that positions graduates as leaders in the critical domains of energy, environmentalism, sustainability, and urban planning; internationalism and entrepreneurism; genetics, bioengineering, and health sciences; and the fine arts and humanities.