Getting Started

Getting Started

The first step in pursuing a graduate degree is deciding which one to pursue. The following list of degrees and their links to program web pages will help you explore degree offerings at the University of Utah. Look for program admissions requirements, search faculty pages for prospective research opportunities, and learn about the requirements for completing the degree.


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Applying for Admissions

Prospective graduate students, including University of Utah seniors, apply for admission through the University of Utah Apply Yourself online application system. Each department or program determines its own application process and may have unique admission criteria and requirements. Visit the program's website for a link to the application, as well as program-specific instructions and requirements. Both the program and the Graduate Admissions Office will review your application.


For further information, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office at (801)581-8761 or graduate@sa.utah.edu. For international admissions, please contact the International Admissions Office at (801)581-8761 or iao@sa.utah.edu.


The University of Utah is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all programs, activities, and employment. Moreover, students may not be denied admission to graduate work solely because they obtained a prior degree at the University of Utah.


Tuition and Fees

Affordable Tuition

The University of Utah offers a high quality graduate education at a very affordable price. Please visit the tuition webpage for current information regarding tuition and fees. The University of Utah rates are roughly half the tuition charged by many public research universities.


Some graduate programs charge an additional tuition differential to enhance their programs. Please contact the respective department or program for additional information.


Nonresidents certified under the exchange program of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) are exempt from nonresident fees when pursuing selected areas of study.


For more information, contact your academic department or


WICHE Student Exchange Program
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Boulder, CO
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