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The Graduate School fosters excellence by providing administrative structure and leadership to maintain and enhance graduate education at the University of Utah. Our programs offer financial assistance, support innovative academic opportunities, and provide professional development to students, postdoctoral fellows, staff and faculty.

We are guided by the principles of quality, diversity, and integrity as we build a community of scholars and leaders.


Shared Values of Our Graduate Programs


Academic excellence: Rigorous and effective educational experience, that aspires to be exceptional


Diverse, inclusive community: Supportive practices/policies embedded in all aspects of programs



Visionary: Prepare students for a changing future



Intellectual integrity: A culture of critical analysis and objectivity


Student centered: Provide resources that empower students to navigate their graduate experience




Explicit expectations: Create an understanding shared by students and faculty


Last Updated: 8/17/21