University of Utah Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at University of Utah is 13:1, and the school has 43.1 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Utah include: Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Engineering; and Health Professions and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 85.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 13:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Social Sciences 15%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 14%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 8%
Engineering 8%
Health Professions and Related Programs 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 12%
Service learning 5%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 18%
Writing in the disciplines 31%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 35%
Learning communities 14%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit Yes

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 86%
4-year graduation rate 22%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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