|Admission Standards||Very High|
Can I get into The U? The school has a 66% acceptance rate. Last year, 14,818 out of 22,400 applicants were admitted making The U a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent. University of Utah typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||610|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1180|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||710|
|SAT Composite 75th||1410|
|Estimated Average SAT||1300|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Utah?
University of Utah typically requires applicants to be in the top 27 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1060. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1300 out of 1600. 18 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1410 and Above||Good||>77%|
|1295 to 1410||Avg +||66%-77%|
|1180 to 1295||Avg -||53%-66%|
|1065 to 1180||Reach||40%-53%|
|Less than 1065||Low||<40%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Estimated Average ACT||25|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into The U?
Admission data indicates that The U regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 86 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Utah.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>78%|
|25 to 29||Avg +||66%-78%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||55%-66%|
|19 to 22||Reach||44%-55%|
|Less than 19||Low||<44%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Utah. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Utah was 3.55 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as The U accepts 66% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||22%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||8%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
83% of University of Utah freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||21%|
|Top 25% of class||48%|
|Top 50% of class||83%|
|Bottom 50% of class||17%|
|Bottom 25% of class||2%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||29%||28%|
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Apr 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Utah and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230764 IPEDS survey data for University of Utah.