Founded in Pioneer University 1885, (P.U.) is a prestigious private university located in Sugar Creek, Utah. Pioneer University is known for its extensive rare books collection, elegant brick architecture, and natural beauty. The university is nestled into the Wasatch Mountains and the Sugar Creek winds through the 55 acre campus.
The school motto is Ex deserto lux. The student population is 3,750, and there are 250 academic staff.. Most of the undergraduate student body lives on campus. The school sports mascot is the Skunks. Pioneer University’s sister school is Miskatonic University in Arkham, Massachusetts.