University of Utah

Public 4 Years (or High) school in Salt Lake City, Utah

Apply To University of Utah - Admission Statistics, Test Scores, Requirements

  • average

    Total 23,096 students have applied and 15,441 students have allowed to admit to University of Utah (acceptance rate: 66.86%). The yield (enrollment rate) is 27.56 % where 4,256 students have finally enrolled out of 15,441 admitted students.

    The acceptance rate of University of Utah is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Utah. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Purdue University-Main Campus and University of California-San Diego, its acceptance rate is higher than those schools (average acceptance rate is 52.01%).

  • low admission yield rates

    The yield (enrollment rate) at University of Utah is 27.56% - total 4,256 students were enrolled out of 15,441 admitted students.

    The yield of University of Utah is lower (less enroll) than Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in nation. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Purdue University-Main Campus and University of California-San Diego, its yield is similar to those schools (average yield is 27.43%)..

  • 23,096 applied, 15,441 admitted, 4,256 enrolled

    23,096 students have applied to University of Utah and 15,441 have got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 4,256 have enrolled to the school.

    In average, University of Utah has more applicants comparing to Public, 4 Years or High Colleges.

  • competitive scores

    At University of Utah, 1,052 students (25% of enrolled) have submitted SAT scores and its average SAT score is 1,240. 3,529 students (83% of enrolled) have submitted ACT scores and its average ACT score is 77.

    The test scores of admitted students at University of Utah are higher than Utah Public 4 years (or high) colleges. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Purdue University-Main Campus and University of California-San Diego, its test score is similar to those schools (average SAT score is 1,300, ACT score is 85).

66.86% Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Utah is 66.86% for academic year 2018-2019. Compared to Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Utah, its acceptance rate is average - the average acceptance rate over all U.S. Colleges is 68.10% and the average rate of Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Utah is 78.36%.

Compared to similar schools in college ranking (see schools in sidebar), the acceptance rate of University of Utah is higher than the schools (average rate is 52.01%).

Total 23,096 students have applied to, and 15,441 have admitted to the school. Below table illustrates and compare acceptance rate and admission stats between similar colleges.

University of Utah Acceptance Rate and Comparison
Acceptance RateApplicantsAdmitted
University of Utah66.86%23,09615,441
Similarly Colleges in Rankings (Average)52.01%46,04821,017
All U.S. Colleges68.10%11,347,2776,302,142
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges70.41%6,349,0443,801,910
4 Years or High Colleges67.14%11,268,8146,253,895
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Utah78.36%50,63038,733

27.56% Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, at University of Utah is 25.82%. Based on the comparison between similar schools, University of Utah is evaluated as low admission yield rates in perspective of enrollment rate. The average yield over all U.S. Colleges is 41.17% and the average rate of Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Utah is 28.33%.

Compared to similar schools in college ranking (see schools in sidebar), the yield of University of Utah is similar to the schools (average yield is 27.43%).

Total 15,441 students have admitted to out of 23,096 applicants and 3,987 students enrolled into the school. Below table illustrates and compare yield and admission stats between similar colleges.

University of Utah Yield (Enrollment Rate) and Comparison
YieldAdmittedEnrolled
University of Utah27.56%15,4414,256
Similarly Colleges in Rankings (Average)27.43%21,0175,544
All U.S. Colleges26.23%6,302,1421,652,914
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges28.78%3,801,9101,094,039
4 Years or High Colleges26.10%6,253,8951,632,050
Public, 4 Years or High Colleges in Utah27.77%38,73310,758

23,096 applied, 15,441 admitted, 4,256 enrolled

For academic year 2018-2019, 23,096 students applied to University of Utah and 15,441 got chances for admitting to the school. Among them, 4,256 were enrolled.Next chart shows admission statistics in detail level for University of Utah.
University of Utah Admission Statistics
TotalMenWomen
Applied23,09611,08212,014
Admitted15,4417,4098,032
Enrolled3,9872,0331,954
Acceptance Rate66.86%66.86%66.86%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)27.56%27.44%24.33%

Admission Test Scores

SAT: 1,240, ACT: 77

For academic year 2018-2019, the average SAT score is 1,240 and the average ACT score is 77. Compared to similar schools in college rankings (see schools in sidebar), the admission score of University of Utah is similar to the schools (average score is 1,385). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
University of Utah SAT/ACT Scores and Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
University of Utah1,24077
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,30085
All Colleges68541
4 years (or high)77247
Utah Public 4 years (or high)1,18073

1,130 - 1,350 SAT Score Average

At University of Utah, 1,052 students submitted SAT scores (25% of enrolled students). The average SAT score is about 1,240 and it is well above than average for Utah Public 4 years (or high) schools and all U.S. colleges.

What is SAT?
What is SAT
Previously known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, this is an examination administered by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and used to predict the facility with which an individual will progress in learning college-level academic subjects.

66 - 87 ACT Score Average

At University of Utah, 3,529 students submitted ACT score (83% of enrolled students). The average ACT score is about 77 and it is similar to the average for Utah Public 4 years (or high) schools.

What is ACT?
What is ACT
ACT, previously known as the American College Testing program, measures educational development and readiness to pursue college-level coursework in English, mathematics, natural science, and social studies. Student performance does not reflect innate ability and is influenced by a student's educational preparedness.

Admission Requirements

Next table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of Utah. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of Utah
Secondary school GPARequired1,721 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended910 colleges require or recommend
Secondary school recordRequired1,916 colleges require or recommend
Completion of college-preparatory programConsidered but not required1,425 colleges require or recommend
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended1,182 colleges require or recommend
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended450 colleges require or recommend
Admission test scoresRequired1,417 colleges require or recommend
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required1,560 colleges require or recommend
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended298 colleges require or recommend

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