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U ranks No. 1 in Utah in international university rankings

U ranks No. 1 in Utah and near the top 100 in ranking of U.S. universities.

The University of Utah has ranked No. 1 in Utah, and in the 101-110 band nationally, in the inaugural Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings: USA. QS, a global higher education research company, has published world university rankings since 2004, and this year published rankings for 300 of the top U.S. universities. Harvard University, Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ranked as the top three universities in the nation.

Rankings were based on metrics including employability, diversity and internationalization, learning experience and research. In the category of research, which constituted 26% of the ranking score, the U placed in the 51-100 band nationally.

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