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College Stats

  • 547 Students Enrolled

  • 3.07 Average Undergraduate GPA
  • 25 Students is the Average Class Size

  • 12:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

  • 100% of Faculty have their Ph.D.



  • New tool to save salmon: isotope tracking

    Salmon carry a strontium chemical signature in their “ear bones” that lets scientists identify specific streams where the fish hatched and lived before they were caught at sea. The new tool may help pinpoint critical habitats for fish threatened by climate change, industrial development and overfishing.

  • U Geologist Studies Talking Arches

    Utah’s national parks are places that we all visit for the beauty, the unusual landscapes and the remoteness. And certainly because these places are so quiet. But are they really? Turns out, these arches are “talking” to us… sort of.

  • Jan D. Miller receives 2015 Rosenblatt Prize

    Jan D. Miller, Ivor D. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Utah, was honored with the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence, the U's most prestigious award, during a special ceremony at the Honorary Degree Dinner held May 6.

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