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School of Medicine

University of Utah Health's School of Medicine jumped a healthy 28 spots in the US News and World Report medical school rankings in primary care. With one of the nation's highest faculty-to-student ratios and a seamless integration with our 23 departments, students, residents, and fellows receive deep exposure to pioneering efforts in health care value and quality. Our School of Medicine students find themselves in a culture of care unlike any other school.

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College of Pharmacy

Why is University of Utah Health's College of Pharmacy ranked in the top 20 schools in the nation? It begins with our commitment to educating future pharmacists at the highest levels and pursuing boundary-pushing research in pharmaceutical sciences. For more than 40 years, the college has been among the nation’s top recipients of NIH research support. The college is a national leader in applying science to personalized medicine to improve health care delivery through optimized medication outcomes.

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College of Nursing

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) chose the University of Utah’s College of Nursing as its first recipient of the New Era for Academic Nursing Award. Strategic integration within a rising-star academic health care system is just one thing that makes the University of Utah the state’s premier nurse educator. Highly-ranked bachelor’s, master’s, DNP, and Utah’s only PhD program all are here, with many programs available via distance education. In fact, US News & World Report ranks the College of Nursing No. 6 in nursing informatics, No. 9 in midwifery, and No. 19 in doctorate of nursing practice. And with $27 million in research funding and seven endowed chairs, the college is No. 23 in overall NIH grant funding.

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College of Health

The home of Utah’s allied health disciplines, the College of Health is the nexus of an integrated, comprehensive, individualized, and systemic approach to health and wellness. Eighteen bachelor’s, 16 master’s, five PhD, and three clinical doctorate degree programs place it among the largest colleges at the University of Utah. If you’re interested in physical and occupational therapy, nutrition and exercise science, audiology, and athletic training—even recreation and tourism—look no further…

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School of Dentistry

The School of Dentistry is the newest school at University of Utah Health and the first new school or college at the University of Utah in more than 50 years. Our dental students learn to improve the oral and overall health of communities through education, research, and clinical service. With special attention to caring for the underserved and integrating oral health with other aspects of health care, the University of Utah creates skilled and compassionate dentists. No wonder Utah is smiling.

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