The University of Utah Asia Campus
The University of Utah is honored and excited to be one of the founding institutions of Incheon Global Campus. Students from around the world will have convenient access to the University of Utah’s amazing faculty, staff, and academic culture at the University of Utah Asia Campus, which is scheduled to open in 2014. The U will offer several exciting undergraduate and graduate degrees to students from around the world.
The University of Utah
The University of Utah (the U) has been providing world-class education for more than 160 years. Ranked among the 100 best universities in the world consistently for the last 10 years, the U is also one of the top 50 universities in the U.S. , according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Recognized as a Tier 1 Research Institution by the Carnegie Foundation, the U is one of America’s leading research universities.
The University of Utah has built a reputation for excellence in education and research. The U attracts and retains world-class faculty—committed teachers and gifted lecturers; international experts; members of elite academic organizations; and winners of coveted awards, including the National Medal of Science and the Nobel Prize. An academic culture that encourages innovation, collaboration and entrepreneurship, has made the U one of the nation’s foremost generators of start-up companies. With an outstanding health sciences program, the U leads the nation in university hospital quality.
Research and Creativity
As a student you can collaborate with professors or start your own research from your first day here. The University promotes top quality teaching and advanced research practices, which lead to innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship. You can also be a part of world-class theater, film, music, and dance programs. Whether you’re interested in the fine arts or the sciences, you will be part of a rich legacy of excellence at the U.
PRESIDENT PERSHING: AN EXCITING NEW HORIZON FOR GLOBAL EDUCATION
In recent articles Songdo, South Korea has been touted as “the city of the future” and global education is a cornerstone of the city’s mission. We are proud to have been selected to help lead the charge for global education as the world moves toward a more global society.
Being a part of the Incheon Global Campus project will allow greater fulfillment of the U’s core mission to “serve the people of Utah and the world; through the dissemination of knowledge by teaching, publication, artistic presentation and technology transfer; and through community engagement.”
The University of Utah Asia Campus is part of Incheon Global Campus (IGC). IGC’s state-of-the-art facilities include: custom built academic buildings, modern student residences, cafeterias, a shared library, sports complex with a pool, basketball courts, and gym, faculty and guest housing, theater, and a student activity center.
The entire campus and city are built around technology, ensuring your educational experience at the U Asia Campus will be high-speed.