About Utah State University (USU)
On Campus Housing
Utah State University, also known as USU or Utah State, is a public research institution committed to providing quality education to students in the locality.
Where is Utah State University?
USU is headquartered in Logan, Utah, and consists of 3 regional campuses. It started as a small-town college and has now become of the renowned research universities worldwide. The university exercises a "student-centric" educational approach as academics receive the utmost priority.
The Morrill Land-Grant Colleges Act was signed by former President Abraham Lincoln in 1861, necessitating the founding of at least one college in each state of The United States. On March 8, 1988, the bill for the establishment of the Agricultural College of Utah was passed. Utah Agricultural College or UAC witnessed a boost in the number of students due to World War I. It was only during the end of the 20th Century when Utah State began transforming into a nationally prominent University.
Utah State Campus
It consists of 800 faculty members and 1,664 full as well as part-time staff with providing education to the students present in all the states of the U.S. and 78 countries across the globe. In recent years, the institution has managed to kickstart collaborations with foreign governments and universities.
Utah State University Accreditation
The university is regionally accredited and is recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. The graduation rate at the institution is 47% while the retention rate is 73% for full-time and 59% for part-time students.
Utah State University Online Education
This university is providing various courses to the students through its online platform not only to the students of the U.S. but also to the students worldwide.
The university students of both online and on-campus can access this account. It is used by university students to access the course-related information, tools, check their attendance, financial aid, tuition, and much more.
The learning management system of the university is exclusively used for the online students to read the content provided by the faculty and to submit the assignments, to interact with fellow students, and to post queries to the faculties.
Utah State University Alumni
- Merlin Olsen - American Football PLayer
- Harry Reid - Former US Senator
- Mary L. Cleave - American Engineer
- Lars Peter Hansen - American Economist
Following are some of the rankings given to the university.
USU is ranked 88th in the 'West'.
It is ranked 155th in 'Public Colleges' and 445th in 'Top Colleges'.
U.S. News and World Report Rankings
The university is ranked 123rd in 'Top Public Schools'.
It is ranked 254th among National Universities.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
As seen from the table above, Utah residents have to pay an average annual cost of $7056 for tuition. Meanwhile, books and supplies may add another $850 to the expenses of the students.
Net Price, on the other hand, refers to the actual cost for attending a University when scholarships, grants, and other forms of financial aids are taken into account. The average net price for attending USU, as shown above, is $12,738.
For further details, interested students can check out the information provided under programs and tuition Page.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$60,534 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The university is offering various financial aid programs in order to help the students pursuing courses in the university. 75% of the students in the university are receiving federal, state, or institutional aid. $13,037 is the average financial aid awarded as a grant or scholarship to the students of the university.
Utah State University federal school code is 003677.
Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Supplemental Grants, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and Direct PLUS Loans, and Federal Work-study program are the Federal Aids available for the students of the university.
Tuition Assistance and Post 9/11 GI bill is the Military Aid offered to the students.
CAAS, Nadine F. Gillmor, J. Arza Adam, and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Legacy Scholarships are available as Institutional Aid.
Additionally, a candidate can receive financial assistance in the following forms
Gift Aid - $8,209
Federal Grant - $4,392
State Aid - $2,190
Institutional Aid - $6,774