The University of Utah

Ranked among the top 100 universities in the world, the University of Utah is renowned for its research expertise, academic performance and athletic prowess.

Founded in 1850, the University of Utah now encompasses 1,500 acres in the foothills of the towering Wasatch Mountain range. The campus is located just minutes from downtown Salt Lake City and world-class ski resorts, and includes an eclectic mix of teaching and research facilities in a park-like setting of trees, fountains, flowering malls and pedestrian walkways.

Home to a student population of over 29,000, the U offers some 100 undergraduate and 90 graduate majors. Many of the U.’s programs are nationally ranked, including law, pharmacy, architecture, business, engineering and dance.

The University of Utah - A Higher Education

Utah ranks among the top public research universities in the nation, with particular distinction in medicine, genetics and engineering. In 2008-2009, the University received a record- setting $376.7 million in external funding for research. University of Utah geneticist Mario R. Capecchi, one of many acclaimed faculty members, received the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine for his work on gene targeting.

The Eccles Institute of Human Genetics is one of several innovative medical programs at the University of Utah. Others include the Huntsman
Cancer Institute, the Moran Eye Center and the Brain Institute.

The U. is also noted for its work in technology and computer sciences; and its Center for High Performance Computing serves as a link to major aerospace industries, high-tech manufacturers and research companies. The University just passed MIT to become first in the nation in successfully commercializing the discoveries that occur on campus.


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Student-Athlete Support

Utah student-athletes receive award-winning support. The Utes CHAMPS Program has received the prestigious NCAA Program of Excellence Award.

Student-athletes receive priority registration.

Tutors are available for all classes offered at the University and are offered on an individual, group, or drop-in basis. Tutors may travel with the team to away meets and tests may be proctored while at away meets.

Laptop computers may be checked out for use during travel to away meets.

Summer school and fifth-year scholarships are available.

The Burbidge Center for student-athlete support, features a student-athlete lounge, classroom, individual and group tutoring rooms, study table, computer lab, and offices for student-athlete support personnel.


NCAA Program of Excellence Award



Athletics department placement personnel help student-athletes find job shadowing experiences, internships, summer and post graduate employment.


Student-athletes are encouraged to develop their leadership skills in the Utes Life Skills Program that includes:

• Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC)

• Student Athlete Mentor (SAMS)

• Community Service

• Career Development

• Leadership Conferences

• Utes Speakers Bureau


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2011-12 Gymnastics Team Academics

The 2011-12 team GPA was a 3.6641.To see NCAA team GPA comparisons 2000-2021 click [ HERE ]

Fourteen qualified for recognition as NACGC/W Scholastic All Americans:Cortni Beers (3.70),Georgia Dabritz (3.65), Kailah Delaney (3.88), Lia Del Priore (4.00), Alyssa Gale (3.76), Haileee Hansen (3.97), Fumina Kobayashi (3.78), Mary Belth Lofgren (3.87), Kassandra Lopez (3.63), Corrie Lothrop (3.62), Stephanie McAllister (3.87),Victoria Shanley (3.66), Becky Tutka (3.84), Tory Wilson (3.76).

Fourteen were named to the Dean’s List with a 3.5 or better GPA:Cortni Beers,Georgia Dabritz, Kailah Delaney, Lia Del Priore, Alyssa Gale, Haileee Hansen, Fumina Kobayashi, Mary Belth Lofgren, Kassandra Lopez, Corrie Lothrop, Stephanie McAllister, Victoria Shanley, Becky Tutka, Tory Wilson.

Sixteen were named to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll with a 3.0 or better GPA:Cortni Beers,Georgia Dabritz, Nansy Damianova, Kailah Delaney, Lia Del Priore, Alyssa Gale, Haileee Hansen, Fumina Kobayashi, Mary Belth Lofgren, Kassandra Lopez, Corrie Lothrop, Stephanie McAllister, Kyndal Robarts, Victoria Shanley, Becky Tutka, Tory Wilson.

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ESPN The Magazine Academic All-Americans

2010 - Daria Bijak

2009 - Kristina Baskett

2008 - Kristina Baskett

2004 - Melissa Vituj

2003 - Theresa Kulikowski

2002 - Theresa Kulikowski

2002 - Shannon Bowles

1998 - Molly Northrop

1993 - Kristen Kenoyer

In 2003, Theresa Kulikowski was named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American of the Year.