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The University of Utah (also referred to as the U, the U of U, or Utah) is a university in Salt Lake City, Utah

The university was established in 1850 as the University of Deseret by the General Assembly of the provisional State of Deseret, making it Utah’s oldest institution of higher education. It received its current name in 1892, four years before Utah attained statehood, and moved to its current location in 1900.(*)