The new semester at Utah Asia Campus welcomed its largest one-semester enrollment of freshman students since the campus opened in 2014. 126 new students were enrolled for the first day of classes.
“Watching these new students grow in their relationship with the University of Utah community and eventually transition to the Salt Lake City campus is rewarding for all of our faculty and staff,” said Todd Kent, Utah Asia Campus’ Chief Administrative Officer.
Spring semester classes started in late February due to how the Korean high school calendar’s work.
This spring there are 64 UAC students who began their academic career studying at the Salt Lake City campus. This number will grow dramatically over the next few years. In June, the UAC will recognize its 100th student who began their education in Korea and graduated from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
“At the University of Utah, we believe passionately in building a connected world, one where students from Utah, from across the country and from around the planet learn and work together, enriching their educational experiences and building cultural awareness and mutual respect for the benefit of all,” said Dan Reed, senior vice president for Academic Affairs. “Our Utah Asia Campus is key in providing this educational experience and we are excited about the program’s growth.”