University of Utah

The mission of the University of Utah is to serve the people of Utah and the world through the discovery, creation, and application of knowledge; through the dissemination of knowledge by teaching, publication, artistic presentation, and technology transfer; and through community engagement. As a preeminent research and teaching university with national and global reach, the U cultivates an academic environment in which the highest standards of intellectual integrity and scholarship are practiced. Students at the U learn from and collaborate with faculty who are at the forefront of their disciplines. The U faculty and staff are committed to helping students excel. We zealously preserve academic freedom, promote diversity and equal opportunity, and respect individual beliefs. We advance rigorous interdisciplinary inquiry, international involvement, and social responsibility. In its role as teaching institution, the University of Utah offers instruction in baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degree programs. The U provides challenging instruction for its students through interdisciplinary work and the integration of instruction with research opportunities. In its role as a research university, the University of Utah fosters the discovery and humane use of knowledge and artistic creation in all areas of academic, professional, and clinical study. In both basic and applied research, the U measures achievement against national and international standards.In its role as contributor to public life, the University of Utah fosters reflection on the values and goals of society. The U augments its own programs and enriches the larger community with its libraries, hospitals, museums, botanical gardens, broadcast stations, public lectures, continuing education programs, alumni programs, athletics, recreational opportunities, music, theater, film, dance, and other cultural events. The University of Utah has many innovative programs and exciting new initiatives that aim to bring the world into the classroom, engage students with peers and mentors, and create shared learning experiences that do not always appear in a traditional class setting. It is this core commitment to innovation, inclusiveness, quality, and engagement, both locally and globally, that will make an education at the U an experience students will value for the rest of their lives.

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school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1850 N/A Semester $958.0 million 201 S. Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 (801) 581-7200
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48 100.0 Utah Salt Lake City 277 265 56