University of Utah

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30 N. 1900 E.
Salt Lake City, UT 84132


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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
Research rank Category Name
#52 Best Research
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Primary care rank Category Name
#35 Best Primary Care

Medical School Overview

The School of Medicine at University of Utah has an application deadline of November 1. The application fee at University of Utah is $100. Its tuition is Full-time: $31,982 (in-state) and Full-time: $60,548 (out-of-state). The faculty-student ratio at University of Utah is 4.3:1. The School of Medicine has 1,747 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

Located in Salt Lake City, the University of Utah School of Medicine is the only medical school in the state. In the state capital, M.D. students can take a break from academics by checking out Salt Lake City’s entertainment and nightlife attractions, or by getting some fresh air at the nearby ski resorts, national parks, and recreational areas. On campus, School of Medicine students can support the Division I University of Utah Utes sports teams, especially in their games against rival Brigham Young University.

In the School of Medicine, M.D. students can complement their studies and make friends by exploring the school’s myriad student interest groups, which range from the Latino Medical Student Association to the Anesthesia Interest Group. To study in the University of Utah School of Medicine, applicants must have at least a 3.0 grade point average and have taken the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT).

In the classroom, the School of Medicine has more than 20 academic departments and highly ranked specializations in family medicine and primary care. Students who want to double up on degrees can pursue the school’s joint programs, which combine an M.D. with either a Ph.D. or a grad degree in public health.

For extra help with their studies, students can check out the School of Medicine Learning Resource Center, which offers tutoring services, and tools that help with time management, efficient reading, test preparation, and more. Notable alumni of the University of Utah School of Medicine include William Devries, who performed the first artificial heart transplant on a human patient, and Robert Jarvik, who invented the Jarvik-7 artificial heart.


Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
November 1 (Ends)
Application fee $100
AMCAS application accepted Yes
AACOMAS application accepted No


Full-time faculty 1,505
Full-time faculty-student ratio 4.3:1

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 346
Gender distribution
Gender distribution



Full-time: $31,982 (in-state)
Full-time: $60,548 (out-of-state)

Required fees $952


Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2012 and 2013 classes)
anesthesiology ophthalmology
emergency medicine pediatrics
family practice psychiatry
internal medicine radiology - diagnostic
obstetrics and gynecology surgery - general

* Medical School Overview details based on 2013 data

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