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The U offers 83 undergraduate majors, with 50 teaching majors and minors.
Undergraduate Admission Requirements
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||Students who will have graduated from high school and have earned no transferrable college credit after high school|
||Students with college credits earned after high school|
||Students who have citizenship outside the United States.|
||Students who have previously been enrolled at the University of Utah|
||Students who wish to earn a second (or third, or fourth) bachelor's degree|
||Students who graduated from high school seven or more years prior to the semester of admission, and have not attended another college or university|
||Eligible students may attend after completing the 11th grade|
Completing the Application
Types of Questions
It helps to be prepared to answer the following questions before beginning the application. If you need to stop and restart your application you will be allowed. Please be sure to fully complete the application before submitting it. If you apply before the December 1 priority deadline, you will be automatically considered for merit and diversity scholarships.
You will be asked about your academic history (including GPA, ACT/SAT Test Scores, and courses taken), honors and awards, athletic participation, Leadership roles and activities (including volunteering), work experience, and any special circumstances that may have affected your academic achievement.
Undergraduate applicants will have the opportunity to apply to the Honors College by answering (in 500 words or less) the following question:
Shakespeare wrote: "The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool". What major lessons have you learned in life and what do you hope to learn in college?
Paying the fee
After completing the application, you will be asked to pay the application fee. Some students may be eligible to waive the fee.
Privacy Act Notice & your Social Security Number
Your Social Security Number can help expedite enrollment and financial aid, but is not required.
The University confidentially maintains all application information, including your Social Security Number, which is used routinely to facilitate document matching, verify your identity, and expedite your enrollment and financial aid. Disclosure of your Social Security Number is voluntary, but failure to provide your Social Security Number may result in delay and confusion regarding your identity, and once admitted, could result in delay or loss of federal and state financial aid, tax credits, student loan deferments, veteran benefits, and other benefits under law.
Please note that the application is only valid for the semester in which you apply. If you do not attend classes for the term in which you applied, you must submit another admissions application and fee to be considered for a subsequent semester.
Making false or misleading statements on the application or failing to list all institutions attended may result in cancellation of admission status and/or loss of credit.
Admission requirements, deadlines, and fees are subject to change without prior notice.
All documents submitted to the University of Utah become its property and will not be released to students or other institutions. Admission applications and transcripts are destroyed after one year for students who do not attend.