University of Utah

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University of Utah
City: Salt Lake City, Utah
Type: Public
Sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, gymnastics, skiing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball[1]
Colors: crimson, white
Mascot: "Swoop" A red tailed hawk (Utes)
Endowment: $669 million[2]

The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and was founded February 28, 1850. The school was originally named the University of Deseret, but in 1894 was renamed The University of Utah. The school is home to over 28,000 students and 13,760 faculty members.[3]