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The University of Utah MD-PhD program offers more than just an exceptional education; we have a tight-knit student community and strong peer mentorship. 

Students get a free membership to the Student Life Center which has a 50-meter pool, indoor and outdoor leisure pools, large indoor hot tub/spa, 320-yard indoor running track, bouldering, 4-story climbing wall, 15,000 square foot fitness center, outdoor mezzanine, outdoor fire pit, 5 sport courts, racquetball courts, 4 group fitness studios, and a combative room.

Students receive substantial discounts on outdoor rental equipment (e.g., mountain bikes, camping gear, skis, snowboards, etc.), ski resort passes, events at the campus performing arts center (Kingsbury Hall), Ute sports, plays at the Pioneer Theatre Company, and so much more.

Salt Lake City has a thriving arts community, a renowned film festival, diverse restaurants, outdoor concert series, ethnic markets, cultural festivals, and unparalleled outdoor recreational activities for every season; all within a short distance.  

For a selection of markets, events, and festivals, download this pdf list

See what the University of Utah has to offer at our Why Utah website

See all that living in Utah has to offer at the Living in Utah website.