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January 20, 2020

Admissions Q&A’s | University of Utah

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Avg cost after aid

$13K

Graduation rate

62%

Acceptance rate

76%

Admissions Counselor: Elliot Morris

LRT Sports: How much does being an athlete affect the admissions process?

Doesn’t really affect it.

LRT Sports: What are the qualities you look for when taking on a student-athlete?

They took school seriously.

LRT Sports: What will set a student-athlete’s application apart from the general applicants or other student-athletes?

If they balanced academic rigor with athletic rigor.

LRT Sports: Does an early admission application carry more weight/have a different priority in your acceptance process?

Nope.

LRT Sports: Would your institution recommend that a student-athlete come in for an interview? If so, when would you recommend they start this process?

Not really, but it doesn’t hurt to meet with the athletic director or coach or someone like that.

LRT Sports: What GPA/SAT/ACT would your institution recommend that a student-athlete shoot for?

What percentage of student-athletes receive financial aid?

3.0 GPA, 22 ACT.

LRT Sports: What percentage of student-athletes receive financial aid?

fafsa.gov

LRT Sports: What is your institution’s policy on financial aid? Does it differ for scholar athletes?

Nope.

LRT Sports: What is the best piece of advice you can give to a student-athlete who has your institution number one on their list?

Don’t expect to coast on your athletics.  You do need good grades..

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