Thinking about studying at the University of Utah?

Hear why these international students chose the University of Utah and what their experience has been like so far.
Jacqueline, Panama
Major: Elementary Education

“Living on campus is nice. I feel safe and there are a lot of activities, and the food is good. I get the chance to live with someone from Salt Lake City, and I get to practice my English, and it’s nice, I like it.”

Htet, Myanmar
Major: Computer Science

“It’s a great university and the people are friendly, the staff is friendly. People from Myanmar, I believe we like outdoors and we do things outdoors, so this is the right place to come to.”

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Lolly, China

"I really appreciate that in my theater class, there are a bunch of clever kids and they really participate in the group discussion, and they are showing their own experience and their own opinions."
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Madelaine, Guinea

"I think it’s very important for a school to be diverse because then we not only learn to love other cultures and to appreciate it, but also learn to help the students that need the sense of belonging and community."
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Rhagnild, Norway

"We’re pretty lucky here in Salt Lake because we have the best of both worlds: the mountains up by the university and urban city life down in Salt Lake City. You can go hike and then take the bus downtown and go shopping."
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Rohan, India

"The University of Utah is a research-based Institution, so it has a lot of grants coming in from all regions. So you have more [opportunities] at getting teaching assistantships or research assistantships, which increases the internship opportunities."
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Khango, Korea

"People are very warm and open-minded. That impressed me. Professors respect you a lot, so you can discuss everything with other students and your professors. Professors always respect my opinions, especially in my video class. It has inspired me to create a Youtube channel."
Sai, India
Major: Chemical Engineering

“The University of Utah has a really good chemical engineering program. With my degree, I’d like to be able to bring about large-scale change to this world. A chemical engineer can work in any field.”