Plain and simple, people who have been to Utah State University love it. Just ask them. No other place provides the complete package quite like USU: top-notch academics, nationally recognized research, Division I athletics, and more than 200 student clubs and organizations, all on the oldest residential campus in the state.
At Utah State University we are proud to offer our students a world-class education that is tailored to fit your LIFE GOALS. So whether you are a high school student ready to begin your university experience, recent college undergraduate looking into graduate studies, or an international student looking for a broader horizon, USU’s engaging and supportive community is ready to help you achieve your potential.
A degree from Utah State University is a golden ticket to anywhere. With nationally ranked programs, award-winning faculty, and a close-knit family of illustrious alumni, USU students are fully equipped to succeed in anything.
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Boasting the oldest residential campus in the state, it’s really no surprise that we EMPOWER our students to enrich the lives of others. With more than 200 student clubs and organizations, there are extensive opportunities to engage every student. And for the many students who participate, it isn’t even about getting credit, but about making a difference and moving forward toward a better, smarter future.
Utah State University has over 25 campuses and centers around the state of Utah where you can learn and interact with your
peers and instructors via broadcasting technologies. Your classroom is right next door.
Since its founding in 1888, Utah State University has evolved from a small-town college tucked away in the Northern Utah mountains to a thriving research university respected around the world. Students can choose from an array of academic and social opportunities at a university known throughout the world for its intellectual and technological leadership.
The setting. USU is just minutes from two mountain ranges and within a half-day's drive of six national parks, including Yellowstone and Arches. It provides big-school opportunities with a small-school feel, and all for a great value.
In fact, USU is the #5 public university in the nation in “National Universities Rankings 2017” by Washington Monthly (2017).
The mission of Utah State University is to be one of the nation’s premier student-centered land-grant and space-grant universities by fostering the principle that academics come first, by cultivating diversity of thought and culture, and by serving the public through learning, discovery and engagement.
By the time students are in their senior year of study, more than 75 percent of them have participated in internships or field experience.
Ten major ski resorts, many of which hosted sites for the 2002 Winter Olympics, lie within a two-hour drive of campus, with the closest only 45 minutes away.
USU students are admitted to medical and dental schools at a rate of nearly 30 percent above the national average each year.
During Stew Morrill's tenure as men's Aggie basketball coach, he achieved more than 400 wins for the Aggies.
USU's undergraduate research program is the second oldest in the nation, behind only MIT.
USU students study abroad in more than 140 partner institutions around the globe.
USU now has fourteen Carnegie Professors of the Year – more than any other school in the state.
USU has sent more student experiments into space than any other university in the world.
The Huntsman School of Business is the West's oldest continuously operating business college.
The student-run program Aggie Blue Bikes lends bikes to students free of charge, cutting commuter traffic by more than half.
USU has provided distance education for more than 115 years. The program currently offers nearly 50 degrees statewide, including the only distance-delivered doctorate.