University of Utah Graduate School

University of Utah (referred to as The U) is a Public, 4 years school located in Salt Lake City, UT.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of The U is $8,448 for Utah residents and $27,056 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,379 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 34,734 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Utah (referred to as The U) is a Public, 4 years school located in Salt Lake City, UT.
The school is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (4/1/1933 - Current).
The U Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Utah (The U)
Address201 Presidents Circle, ROOM 201, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9008
Phone801-581-7200
Webhttps://www.utah.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.utah.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.utah.edu
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of The U is $8,448 for Utah residents and $27,056 for out-of-state students. The school has 8,379 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 34,734 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 394 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 17 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$27,056
$8,448 for Utah Residents
Student Population8,379
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs394 graduate programs
(17 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at The U is $8,448 for Utah residents and $27,056 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $301 for Utah residents and $1,058 for out-of-state students.
The U offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Utah Residents$8,448
Out-of-State$27,056
Tuition per Credit Hour
Utah Residents$301
Out-of-State$1,058
The U offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)17 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Utah is $8,448 for Utah residents and $27,056 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.26% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Utah ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$6,988$1,163$24,665$1,163
2019-2020$7,211$1,185$25,455$1,185
2020-2021$6,666$1,158$23,537$1,158
2021-2022$6,970$1,098$24,607$1,098
2022-2023$7,353$1,095$25,961$1,095
The graduate school tuition & fees of The U is relatively expensive compared to public graduate schools in Utah. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Utah graduate tuition is $22,285 (public) / $11,976 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Utah$8,448$27,056
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Utah Graduate Schools$10,544$17,108
Public$8,433$22,285
Private$11,976
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $16,405 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at The U.
On-campus living costs are increased by 14.45% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $19,980. Off-campus living costs are increased by 20.00% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$10,262$3,700$10,980$3,700
2019-2020$10,684$3,574$11,862$3,574
2020-2021$10,201$4,140$10,201$4,140
2021-2022$10,662$3,672$12,978$3,672
2022-2023$11,437$4,968$15,012$4,968
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $301 for Utah residents and $1,058 for other students at University of Utah. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 10.32% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Utah ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$264$929
2019-2020$273$959
2020-2021$273$959
2021-2022$273$959
2022-2023$301$1,058
The law school tuition at University of Utah is $33,634 for Utah residents and $43,599 for out-of-state students for academic year 2022-2023. For medical school, the average tuition & fees is $45,896 for Utah residents and $85,833 for out-of-state students.
The following table shows the tuition & fees for law school and medical school at The U.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Utah
Utah ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Dentistry$44,713$9,499$84,650$9,499
Medicine$44,713$1,183$84,650$1,183
Pharmacy$31,515$1,192$60,725$1,192
Law$32,451$1,183$42,416$1,183

Graduate Programs at The U

University of Utah offers 286 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 3,725 students have completed their study at University of Utah.
Offered Degrees at University of Utah
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree12392,265
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship720470
Doctor's degree - other81468
Post Bachelor's Degree262244
Post Master's Degree575278
Total286173,725
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Utah by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Computer Programming/Programmer program with 70 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 326 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Medicine program with 113 completers.
University of Utah offers 286 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 3,725 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,265 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 468 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 244 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 278 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture [+] 21 completers-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology21-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 3 completers-
Asian Studies/Civilization1-
Latin American Studies2-
Near and Middle Eastern Studies--
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 276 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences22-
Information Science/Studies175$75,400
Computer Science28-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)51-
Education [+] 104 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration41-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education24-
Special Education and Teaching39-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching--
Earth Science Teacher Education--
Engineering [+] 217 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering37-
Chemical Engineering6-
Civil Engineering13-
Computer Software Engineering28-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering38-
Engineering Mechanics--
Materials Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering75-
Metallurgical Engineering4-
Mining and Mineral Engineering5-
Nuclear Engineering7-
Petroleum Engineering--
Construction Engineering--
Geological/Geophysical Engineering--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 11 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures9-
Linguistics2-
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
Arabic Language and Literature--
Hebrew Language and Literature--
Turkish Language and Literature--
Work and Family Studies [+] 4 completers-
Family and Community Services4-
Legal Studies [+] (1 completers) 14 completers-
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law--
Legal Professions and Studies (other)14-
English Language and Literature [+] 8 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Creative Writing2-
Rhetoric and Composition1-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 7 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies7-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 33 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences3-
Biomedical Sciences1-
Biochemistry1-
Anatomy--
Human/Medical Genetics9-
Physiology--
Pathology/Experimental Pathology1-
Oncology and Cancer Biology4-
Biostatistics8-
Biotechnology6-
Neurobiology and Anatomy--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 22 completers-
Mathematics22-
Computational Mathematics--
Statistics--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 70 completers-
Mathematics and Computer Science4-
Gerontology6-
Nutrition Sciences22-
International/Global Studies12-
Sustainability Studies26-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 12 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies4-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)8-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Physical Sciences [+] 31 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1-
Chemistry10-
Geology/Earth Science5-
Geophysics and Seismology1-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)7-
Physics7-
Physical Sciences (other)--
Psychology [+] 77 completers-
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology--
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)15-
School Psychology7-
Educational Psychology55-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 4 completers-
Cybersecurity Defense Strategy/Policy4-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 235 completers-
Public Administration44-
Public Policy Analysis8-
Social Work183$44,800
Social Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Anthropology5-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics10-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography16-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology3-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] (1 completers) 40 completers-
Dance3-
Ballet1-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts--
Film/Cinema/Video Studies2-
Art/Art Studies6-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation3-
Music12-
Musicology and Ethnomusicology1-
Visual and Performing Arts (other)12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 329 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist1-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist41-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist--
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management51-
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant1-
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist4-
Physician Assistant66-
Athletic Training/Trainer9-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist6-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design--
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry--
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy4-
Public Health62$54,200
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene15-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist34-
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy3-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)--
Medical Informatics21-
Health Professions Education--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse11-
Business [+] (1 completers) 676 completers-
Business/Commerce--
Business Administration and Management326$96,400
Accounting93$56,900
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies20-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration--
Management Science81-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)125-
Marketing/Marketing Management--
Real Estate31-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total2,265
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] --
Near and Middle Eastern Studies--
Communication and Journalism [+] 9 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences17-
Computer Science15-
Education [+] 29 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration22-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education4-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Engineering [+] 109 completers-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering25-
Chemical Engineering12-
Civil Engineering18-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering20-
Materials Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering25-
Metallurgical Engineering4-
Mining and Mineral Engineering--
Nuclear Engineering2-
Geological/Geophysical Engineering--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] --
Foreign Languages and Literatures--
Linguistics--
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics--
Arabic Language and Literature--
Hebrew Language and Literature--
Turkish Language and Literature--
Work and Family Studies [+] --
Family and Community Services--
English Language and Literature [+] 11 completers-
English Language and Literature11-
Rhetoric and Composition--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 60 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences16-
Biomedical Sciences6-
Biochemistry7-
Anatomy--
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology--
Human/Medical Genetics6-
Physiology--
Pathology/Experimental Pathology3-
Oncology and Cancer Biology12-
Pharmacology--
Epidemiology and Biostatistics1-
Neurobiology and Anatomy9-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 26 completers-
Mathematics26-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 11 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies5-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science2-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness (other)4-
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] 4 completers-
Philosophy4-
Physical Sciences [+] 53 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology3-
Chemistry27-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Geophysics and Seismology3-
Physics12-
Atomic/Molecular Physics--
Psychology [+] 29 completers-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)14-
Educational Psychology15-
Human Services [+] 2 completers-
Social Work2-
Social Sciences [+] 38 completers-
Anthropology4-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics10-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography5-
Political Science and Government10-
Sociology5-
Urban Studies/Affairs4-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 11 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts--
Music11-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 32 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist2-
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design5-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry3-
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics--
Public Health2-
Environmental Health--
Public Health Education and Promotion3-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)5-
Medical Informatics3-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse9-
Business [+] 10 completers-
Business Administration and Management10-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total470
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Legal Studies [+] 104 completers-
Law104-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 364 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist8-
Dentistry45-
Medicine113-
Pharmacy58$105,900
Occupational Therapy/Therapist7-
Physical Therapy/Therapist52-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse81-
Total468
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] --
Mechanical Engineering--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Linguistics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) --
Gerontology--
Sustainability Studies--
Human Services [+] --
Public Administration--
Social Work--
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography12-
Business [+] 35 completers-
Business/Commerce34-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies1-
Total244
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering [+] --
Mechanical Engineering--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures1-
Legal Studies [+] 11 completers-
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law11-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 12 completers-
Statistics12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Mathematics and Computer Science--
Gerontology3-
International/Global Studies--
Sustainability Studies10-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) --
Public Policy Analysis--
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography--
Urban Studies/Affairs1-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Dance1-
Ballet1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Public Health--
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene1-
Business [+] 29 completers-
Business/Commerce--
Management Science27-
Marketing/Marketing Management--
Real Estate2-
History --
Total278

Graduate Student Population at The U

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 8,379 students enrolled into University of Utah graduate schools where it has total 34,734 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 6,779 full-time and 1,600 part-time graduate students. By gender, 4,066 male and 4,313 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,3794,0664,313
Full-time6,7793,2513,528
Part-tme1,600815785
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 4,813 White (57.44%), 90 Black/African American (1.07%), 774 Hispanic (9.24%), 426 Asian (5.08%), and 2,276 students with other races. 1,448 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,3794,0664,313
American Indian/Native American25718
Asian426172254
Black/African American904149
Hispanic774334440
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander21615
White4,8132,2132,600
Two More283108175
Un-Known499301198
Non-resident Alien1,448884564
University of Utah offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 586 graduate students (6.99% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,999 graduate students (23.86% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total8,379
Enrolled Online Exclusively586
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,999
Not in Online Courses5,794
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Utah. 1,850 students are aged 20 to 24 (22.08% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.01%), 215 students are aged above 50 (2.57%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Utah.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total8,3794,0664,313
Age 18-19101
Age 20-211013665
Age 22-241,7497491,000
Age 25-293,4591,7781,681
Age 30-341,505840665
Age 35-39681332349
Age 40-49668257411
Age 50-6420769138
Over 64853

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University of California-Berkeley (UC Berkeley) is a Public, 4 years school located in Berkeley, CA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $14,476 for California residents and $29,578 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 12,828 and it offers total 320 graduate programs.
University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Los Angeles, CA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,322 for California residents and $28,424 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 14,007 and it offers total 357 graduate programs.
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University of Washington-Seattle Campus (UW) is a Public, 4 years school located in Seattle, WA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $18,057 for Washington residents and $31,530 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 16,106 and it offers total 685 graduate programs(15 online programs).
Stanford University (Stanford) is a Private, 4 years school located in Stanford, CA. The 2023 graduate program tuition & fees is $57,210 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 10,234 and it offers total 239 graduate programs(11 online programs).

Utah Best Graduate Schools

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