Welcome to the USU College of Science
With 30+ undergraduate degrees and 20 graduate degrees, the college of science and its five academic departments offer many options to students who want to study science at Utah State University.
Our academic advisors are here to help you navigate your studies. Whether you're in need of academic advice or a signature, schedule an appointment with them today.
Coming to life
The campaign to build a new Life Sciences Building at Utah State University
Every aspiring Aggie scientist, engineer, physician and teacher, along with those who dream of hundreds of other futures, enters Utah State University with the need for a solid foundation of science learning. Each student yearns for an academic environment that fuels curiosity, discovery and propels them toward life-enhancing, world-transforming opportunities.
USU's College of Science strives to fulfill these dreams by providing critical, gateway courses in biology, chemistry and other disciplines that enable students in all of the university's colleges to reach higher and achieve growing benchmarks of excellence. Read More
Back in 1905, the Colorado River, swollen with heavy rainfall and snowmelt, surged into a dry lake bed along California’s San Andreas Fault and formed the Salton Sea. The flood waters submerged most of the small town of Salton, along... Continue Reading
Though mostly rooted in the ground, plants have a number of innovative ways to disperse their seeds and get on with the business of propagation. They drop seeds or release them to the wind. Or they fling seeds with a dramatic mechanical detonation... Continue Reading
Utah State University is among 33 institutions nationwide selected to join the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Inclusive Excellence Initiative. USU joins 24 other schools, chosen in 2017 during the initiative’s inaugural year, committed to engaging all... Continue Reading