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Admission Requirements

USU is regarded as one of the country’s premier higher-education research institutions. We offer award-winning faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and career-driven degree programs. Start your degree path and apply now.

Select an applicant type below to learn more about how to apply.

Freshmen

If you've never attended a college or university before, excluding USU concurrent enrollment.


Transfer

If you've attended any college or university after high school graduation.


Returning

Been an Aggie before? Learn about how to readmit to Utah State University.


Concurrent Enrollment

Take USU classes at your local high school to get a jump start on your degree.


Graduate

Have already completed a bachelor's degree and intend to obtain a graduate level degree. 


International

International students are applicants who are from outside of the United States.


Home School

If you completed your secondary education at home or part of a home school organization.


Non-Degree

If you just want to take classes for personal development or to transfer somewhere else, you can apply as a non-degree student.


Certificates

Intending on obtaining a certificate from USU or an outside agency, you'll need to contact your department.


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Admissions Index

Your Index Score is Important

A combination of your GPA and ACT/SAT test score make your index score, which determines eligibility for admission and scholarships. View the index table to determine your score or enter your details in the Index Calculator.

New SAT
Taken after
Mar. 2016
ERW+M
Old SAT
Taken before
Mar. 2016
CR+M
ACT
Comp
4.0 Unweighted GPA 3.9 Unweighted GPA 3.8 Unweighted GPA 3.7 Unweighted GPA 3.6 Unweighted GPA 3.5 Unweighted GPA 3.4 Unweighted GPA 3.3 Unweighted GPA 3.2 Unweighted GPA 3.1 Unweighted GPA 3.0 Unweighted GPA 2.9 Unweighted GPA 2.8 Unweighted GPA 2.7 Unweighted GPA 2.6 Unweighted GPA 2.5 Unweighted GPA 2.4 Unweighted GPA 2.3 Unweighted GPA 2.2 Unweighted GPA 2.1 Unweighted GPA
1600 1600 36 142 140 138 136 135 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108
1560 1540 35 140 138 136 135 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108 106
1520 1490 34 138 136 135 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108 106 105
1490 1440 33 136 135 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108 106 105 103
1450 1400 32 135 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108 106 105 103 101
1420 1360 31 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108 106 105 103 101 99
1390 1330 30 131 129 127 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97
1350 1290 29 129 127 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 103 101 99 97 95
1310 1250 28 127 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94
1280 1210 27 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92
1240 1170 26 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90
1200 1130 25 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90  
1160 1090 24 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90    
1130 1050 23 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90      
1100 1020 22 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90        
1060 980 21 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90          
1020 940 20 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90            
980 900 19 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90              
940 860 18 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90                
900 820 17 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90                  
860 770 16 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90                    
810 720 15 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90                      
ACT/SAT does not include the writing portion. Unweighted GPA is calculated on a 4.0 scale. A GPA weighted above a 4.0 will be recalculated for admissions and scholarship purposes.
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Checklist

Stay on Top of It

Application Checklist

Here is the process for applying to Utah State University. Once you are done, check out our what's next guide.

1. Submit Application

Fill out and submit the online application.

2. Pay Application Fee

After your application is complete you will pay a $50 fee.

3. Supplemental Items

You may be required to submit transcripts or other documentation.

Checking Your Application Status

At any time you can login your admissions account and check your applications status. We will email you if we are still waiting on you to submit documents such as transcripts or test scores.

 

Residency Requirements

Residency Calculator

Residents of Utah pay a different tuition rate than nonresidents. Generally speaking, if you have lived in Utah for the last 12 months and graduated from a Utah high school, you will be considered a resident for tuition purposes. It can get a bit more complicated than that so use our residecy calculator below or read our residency policy to see the details about how to apply as a Utah resident. Please note, this tool is not an official way to determine residency. If you need something official, apply or contact us.

Official Residency Policy

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