Why Utah?

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

In addition, 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 discounts for 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 strong arts community, diverse restaurants, multiple outdoor concert series, ethnic markets, cultural festivals, and has unparalleled recreational activities for every season within a short distance away.  

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. 

Contact Us

Janet Bassett
Program Manager


Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB)
26 South 2000 East
Room 3650
Salt Lake City, UT  84112

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