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Utah State University also called Utah State, or USU for short is a public research institution founded in 1988. The university is committed to providing quality education to students in the locality. USU has its address in Logan, Utah, and consists of 3 regional campuses. The university exercises a "student-centric" educational approach as academics receive the utmost priority.
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. 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.
The university’s colours are Aggie Blue and white and their mascot is Big Blue. The university is a member of the Mountain West Conference and with 16 varsity teams, competes in Division I of the NCAA. They are collectively known as the Utah State Aggies. The university has teams ranging from athletics to football.
This university also provides various courses to the students through its online platform. It offers these courses not only to the students of the U.S. but also to 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.
Notable alumni of the University include Merlin Olsen (American Football Player), Harry Reid (Former US Senator), Mary L. Cleave (American Engineer) and Lars Peter Hansen (American Economist).
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Following are some of the rankings given to the university.
U.S. News and World Report Rankings
Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.
Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.
1050 - 1290
21 - 28
High School GPA
Accept Common App
With an acceptance rate of 89%, the university has a slightly selective admission process. The university has a rolling admission process which means that applicants can apply to the university at any time. Both undergrad and graduate programs are provided at the institution. Students with very good academic backgrounds will find it easier to get into USU as compared to others. SAT and ACT scores are also taken into account while enrolling students. The SAT scores submitted averages around 1170 and ACT scores average around 25.
The university considers a student’s GPA to be a very important factor in the admission process with an average GPA submitted is around 3.46. The admission process is fairly easy with applicants having to fill up the application form provided on the website. The university also charges a $50 non-refundable application fee. Once the application form is filled out, the applicants will be able to access the student portal through which they can keep track of their application status. The student portal also allows applicants to keep track of additional papers and documents that require submitting.
Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.
Average Annual Cost
Books And Supplies
Room And Board
The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.
Budget For Other Expenses
Total One Year Cost
An important aspect for an applicant to consider while choosing a college is the cost structure. As a result, the university displays the various costs that students will incur if they accept admission to the college. As seen from the table above, Utah residents have to pay an average annual cost of $7,056 for tuition. Meanwhile, books and supplies may add another $850 to the expenses of the students.
Net Price, on the other hand, is $12,738. The university also provides students with a Net Price Calculator so that they can better estimate their costs. It's important to note that even though average costs are provided by the university, students will have cost differences depending on financial aid and family income as well as other aspects.
For further details, you could take a look at the Cost to Attend sections to get a closer look at Utah State’s fee structures.
Highest Degree Offered
The highest degree offered by the Institution.
Full-Time Retention Rate
Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.
Part-Time Retention Rate
Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.
Research Funding per Student
Evening Degree Programs
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Accounting and Related Services
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Fine and Studio Arts
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Political Science and Government
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Special Education and Teaching
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Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft
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Precision Metal Working
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...
Geography and Cartography
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Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS
ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER
Two or more races
Non Resident alien
American Indian/Alaska native
0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander
Out Of State
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$60,534 per year
The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.
On Campus Housing Available
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
Freshmen Live on Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Averege Housing Cost
The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around
Meal Plan Available
Average Meal Plan Available
Division Sports Nickname
navy blue and white
Varsity Athletics Association
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Mountain West Conference
Total Male Athletes
Total Female Athletes
Sports Team (Men)
Track and Field
Sports Team (Women)
24-Hour Security Patrol
Campus Emergency Phones
24-Hour Escort Safety rides
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $7,784 per year for living on campus. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 45% male and 55% female students.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Median Total Debt After Graduation
The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.
$94 - 249
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and started their studies
Out of 7,811 students
10% Still Enrolled
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Students Receiving State Aid
Students Receiving Institutional Grants
Aid awarded based on the family income.
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Financial Aid is an important aspect that students tend to rely on. Utah State University offers various financial aid programs in order to help the students pursuing courses in the university. 75% of the students in the university receive some form of financial aid.
$13,037 is the average financial aid awarded as a grant or scholarship to the students of the university. To confirm financial aid eligibility for federal aid, an applicant has to file a FAFSA form and receive the Student Aid Report. If you plan to apply for financial aid, then keep in mind that Utah State University’s federal school code is 003677.
Some of the aids they provide are Pell Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Supplemental Grants, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and Direct PLUS Loans, and Federal Work-study programs.
Salt Lake City, Utah
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