Undergraduate Admissions

As an applicant to the University of Utah Asia Campus, you will go through the same rigorous application and admissions process as students applying to our Salt Lake City campus. You must submit the same documentation and meet the same standards to be offered admission.

It is beneficial for you to be applying as early as possible before beginning your studies, which will make you more competitive for both admission and scholarships. Be sure to review the deadlines carefully, and as you move through the admissions process, please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.


Asia Campus
Email: uasiacampus@utah.edu
Phone: +82-(0)32-626-6130/6131/6133
KakaoTalk ID: uasiacampus


Salt Lake City Campus
Email: iao@sa.utah.edu
Phone: +1 801-581-8761, option 3


Undergraduate Application Deadlines

 
  Spring 2018
Fall 2018
Application Open Aug 3 2017 Sept 1 2017
Priority Deadline Nov 27 2017 May 4 2018
Final Deadline Jan 19 2018 Jun 30 2018

*Students who apply by the priority application deadline will have priority on scholarship consideration.

Our admissions decisions are released on a rolling basis—the earlier you apply, the earlier you will hear back from us, and the more competitive you may be for both admission and scholarships. Students who submit their online application prior to the Priority Application Deadline are given priority scholarship consideration.

If you are applying directly from high school or have attended another university but have fewer than 30 transferrable credits, you are considered a freshman applicant. Students with fewer than 30 transferrable university credits must submit both university and high school transcripts.

  1. APPLY: You can apply online by submitting our online application. (Please note that Internet Explorer can cause compatibility issues. We recommend using Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to complete your application.)
  2. PAY THE APPLICATION FEE: The non-refundable application fee is $55. A $30 late fee will be required after the deadline. Please do not send cash.
  3. SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS: Official high school and/or university transcripts must be submitted from all schools you have attended. Your school(s) may send these by regular mail, or as electronic transcripts via Parchment, National Student Clearinghouse, or Scrip-Safe.Official transcripts, mark sheets, and school records for the last four years of secondary school (years 9-12) should be submitted, including all external examinations. If proof of graduation is not listed on the transcript, a copy of the diploma or certificate of completion will be required.All school records should be sent directly from the school attended, or from the Ministry of Education (where applicable). All school records not issued in English must be in the original language and accompanied by a certified English translation.If your school does not send transcripts by mail directly, you may forward your official documents to us in a sealed envelope issued by your school.
    Students are eligible to apply with with a U.S. GED in lieu of a high school diploma. All students submitting a U.S. GED instead of a high school diploma must submit an SAT or ACT result and satisfy English Proficiency requirements. The minimum U.S. GED score to be considered for admission is a composite of 550 or higher with all subscores 500 or higher.
    All documents should be sent directly to our Office of Admissions in Salt Lake City at the following address:
    University of Utah
    Office of Admissions
    201 S 1460 E, Rm 250s
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112
    USA
  4. SUBMIT TEST SCORES:
    • English Proficiency Score: If you are a non-U.S. citizen who has attended a non-U.S. accredited high school for three or more years, you are required to submit one of the following English Proficiency Test Scores:
      ● ACT English score of 18 or higher
      ● SAT Reading score of 27 or higher
      ● iBT/TOEFL: 80 or above
      ● IELTS: 6.5 or above
      ● Cambridge: minimum score of CPE or CAE
      ● HKDSE: minimum score of 4 or above
      ● PTE: minimum score of 54 or above
      ● Password: minimum score of 5 or above
      ● EIKEN: minimum score og 1
      ● TOEIC: minimum score of 695 or above
      * Please note that the results from both the TOEIC Listening & Reading Test and TOEIC Speaking & Writing Test must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. The average of scores from both must equal 695 or above.
      ● Pearson Versant: minimum score of 69 or above
      ● GCSE/IGCSE: minimum score of B
      ● CEFR: minimum score of C1+

      Scores must be less than two years old at the time of admission and should be sent to the University of Utah via the official testing agency. English proficiency waivers are offered to students who satisfy one of our waiver requirements. For more information on English Proficiency, please click here.

    • ACT or SAT: If you are a U.S. citizen or a citizen of an approved English-speaking country you must submit ACT or SAT scores. If you have attended high school in the U.S. or another approved English-speaking country for two and a half or more years, or if your foreign high school is U.S.-accredited, you must submit an ACT or SAT score. ACT and SAT scores must be sent electronically by the testing agency. The University of Utah SAT school code is 4853, and ACT school code is 4274.
  5. SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (OPTIONAL): Everyone who applies will send us their academic information. Additional information is your chance to stand out! You can submit an essay, letter of recommendation, resume, list of activities, or anything else you want us to see. Be sure to clearly indicate your name and date of birth on your submission.
  6. TRACK YOUR STATUS ONLINE: You can track your application status at https://student.apps.utah.edu/uofu/stu/admission-checklist/. You will receive your official admissions result by email, and admissions decisions typically take 4 – 6 weeks, but may take longer depending on the time of year and your individual application.


If you have attended another university and have earned 30 or more transferrable credits, you will be considered a transfer applicant.

  1. APPLY: You can apply online by submitting our online application. (Please note that Internet Explorer can cause compatibility issues. We recommend using Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to complete your application.)
  2. PAY THE APPLICATION FEE: The non-refundable application fee is $55. A $30 late fee will be required after the deadline. Please do not send cash.
  3. SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS: Official university transcripts must be submitted from all schools you have attended. Your school(s) may send these by regular mail, or as electronic transcripts via Parchment, National Student Clearinghouse, or Scrip-Safe.All school records should be sent directly from the school attended, or from the Ministry of Education (where applicable). All school records not issued in English must be in the original language and accompanied by a certified English translation.If your school does not send transcripts by mail directly, you may forward your official documents to us in a sealed envelope issued by your school.
    All documents should be sent directly to our Office of Admissions in Salt Lake City at the following address:
    University of Utah
    Office of Admissions
    201 S 1460 E, Rm 250s
    Salt Lake City, UT 84112
    USA
  4. SUBMIT TEST SCORES: English Proficiency Score: If you are a non-U.S. citizen who has attended a non-U.S. accredited high school for three or more years, you are required to submit one of the following English Proficiency Test Scores:
    ● ACT English score of 18 or higher
    ● SAT Reading score of 27 or higher
    ● iBT/TOEFL: 80 or above
    ● IELTS: 6.5 or above
    ● Cambridge: minimum score of CPE or CAE
    ● HKDSE: minimum score of 4 or above
    ● PTE: minimum score of 54 or above
    ● Password: minimum score of 5 or above
    ● EIKEN: minimum score og 1
    ● TOEIC: minimum score of 695 or above
    * Please note that the results from both the TOEIC Listening & Reading Test and TOEIC Speaking & Writing Test must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. The average of scores from both must equal 695 or above.
    ● Pearson Versant: minimum score of 69 or above
    ● GCSE/IGCSE: minimum score of B
    ● CEFR: minimum score of C1+

    Scores must be less than two years old at the time of admission and should be sent to the University of Utah via the official testing agency. English proficiency waivers are offered to students who satisfy one of our waiver requirements. For more information on English Proficiency, please click here.

  5. SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (OPTIONAL): Everyone who applies will send us their academic information. Additional information is your chance to stand out! You can submit an essay, letter of recommendation, resume, list of activities, or anything else you want us to see. Be sure to clearly indicate your name and date of birth on your submission.
  6. TRACK YOUR STATUS ONLINE: You can track your application status at https://student.apps.utah.edu/uofu/stu/admission-checklist/. You will receive your official admissions result by email, and admissions decisions typically take 4 – 6 weeks, but may take longer depending on the time of year and your individual application.


Our Application Review Process

We review every application on an individual basis, carefully weighing your academic background and outside of the classroom experience to ensure that you can be a successful University of Utah student. We consider many factors, including, but not limited to:

PRIMARY FACTORS SECONDARY FACTORS
Academic Rigor Academic Honors
Cumulative Unweighted GPA Commitment to Community Engagement
Grade Trends Extenuating Circumstances
Test Scores Extracurricular Activities
Quality of Curriculum Letters of Recommendation

Credential Evaluation

The University of Utah does all credential evaluation. You are not required to use an outside credential evaluation service.