Universities Information:

University of Utah

Name of Institution

University of Utah

Type of Agreement

Bilateral exchange agreement

Overview

The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, is the flag-ship institution of higher learning in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves over 31,000 students from across the U.S. and the world. With over 72 major subjects at the University of Utah_photo1undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace. Known for its proximity to seven world-class ski resorts within 40 minutes of campus, the U encourages an active, holistic lifestyle, innovation and collaborative thinking to engage students, faculty and business leaders.

The University of Utah also played a major role in the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, hosting the opening and closing ceremonies in Rice-Eccles Stadium and housing the athletes at the Olympic Village. The city’s slogan for the Olympics was “The world is welcome here” and the Learning Abroad extends this same welcome!

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From world-renowned skiing, Sundance Film Festival, opportunities to attend the symphony or see an opera, farmers markets and summer concerts, hiking in the many canyons surrounding the city, cheering at a Salt Lake REAL soccer or Utah Jazz basketball game—Salt Lake has something for everyone. The largest city in the Intermountain West, Salt Lake City is culturally diverse and naturally blessed with gorgeous views of mountains year-round.

Academic Offerings

All academic fields.

Courses Taught in English

All courses except foreign language courses.

Student Life

At the University of Utah, students have opportunities to get involved on campus, whether University of Utah_photo3interested in the environment and sustainability, music and art, politics and business. With over 500 student groups, there is a community for every student and opportunities to be engaged beyond the classroom.

International Students

Orientation, opportunities to live on a Go Global floor, opportunities to be involved in the following international student services: cross culture club, friendship family program, international women’s association, international ambassador program, international student council.

Housing

Learning Abroad reserves a space for exchange students in on-campus housing though students must complete the online housing application. The cost of living in the residence halls ranges from $1700-$2200 for one semester depending on the type of room. Meal plans range from $1500-$2000 for one semester.

A description and cost of the different meal plans and housing options can be found online.
for more information visit www.housing.utah.edu

Expected Monthly Expenditures

$60 per day (this is including meals)

Scholarships/Financial Aid Available

None available

International Office page

http://internationalcenter.utah.edu/

University Homepage

http://learningabroad.utah.edu/