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Prospective Students

Prospective Students


Do you have a passion for discovery? A burning need to figure out the "why?" to the challenges our world faces? Do you envision yourself changing the landscape of our world through innovation and research? You have a place at the College of Science.

We welcome all investigators, puzzlers, thinkers and problem solvers. Check out the programs we offer and the opportunities that await you. We look forward to welcoming you to campus, and we're here to help you succeed.


Science Research Initiative


The Science Research Initiative (SRI) program offers all new and transfer students with College of Science majors the opportunity to participate in scientific research with U scientists. The SRI will jumpstart your path of academic success, and give you needed skills to prepare for an internship or a career - whether that's in a research lab, an office, or one of the many other opportunities open to our graduates.

ACCESS Scholars


The College of Science ACCESS Scholars is a first-year community, research and scholarship program committed to advancing gender equity in STEM disciplines. ACCESS Scholars provides incoming students with a signature first-year experience that helps identify academic and career goals, builds social awareness, develops leadership skills, creates community, connects students to mentors and a network of over 800 program alumni, and yields a cohort of future leaders in science.

A year of ACCESS is valued at over $4,000, includes a monetary award, and covers all costs associated with this first-year opportunity.


Applications for ACCESS & SRI Open January 2024


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A.A.U. Membership

Utah joins the prestigious Association of American Universities.

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Tour the College of Science

Request a tour of the stunning science campus at the University of Utah

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Live on campus

Unique housing opportunities for science students.

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Why Science?

Connect with the vast opportunities that science and mathematics can unlock.

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Scholarships, Grants & Financial Aid

Scholarships for students at the College of Science.

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What Can You Do with a Science Degree?

Learn more about where a science career can take you

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College of Science 1:1

Admitted and high school students invited for personalized tour of the college.

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College Rankings

U.S. News & World Report University Rankings.

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