Academics at USU
Utah State University is here for you. Our small class sizes and hybrid options make for more meaningful opportunities and experiences wherever and however you attend.
Most student experiments sent to space
Best online programs in the Nation
Study abroad opportunities
Wondering if Utah State has the degree you want? Our degree finder will let you explore all undergraduate and graduate degrees offered at USU and all locations across the state.
Areas of Study
USU offers more than 200 programs of undergraduate, graduate and professional study across eight degree-granting colleges. Many of these programs are available at USU locations across the state and online.
In 2021, USU tied for the best undergraduate research programs in the U.S., and USU Online ranked in the nation’s top 25 online bachelor’s programs. Some popular options from our undergraduate degrees are Communicative Disorders & Deaf Education, Psychology, Economics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Biology, and Elementary Education.
Graduate programs at USU include more than 130 master’s and doctoral degrees. Multiple graduate programs have ranked within top 100 — some even in the top 50 — programs in the U.S., including Audiology, Aerospace and Biological Engineering, Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling.
Professional and Technical Education
In 2020, more than 60% of new jobs required more than a high school diploma, and technical certificates and licensures help set USU students apart — with or without a college degree.
Colleges and Schools
Utah State University has eight degree-granting colleges and schools, in addition to the School of Graduate Studies, offering a spectrum of undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and specialized degree programs.
World Class Faculty
Utah State professors are filled with passion for what they do. Dedicated instructors work closely with students to teach and inspire every day. And they do it well. USU has more award-winning faculty than any other school in Utah with 14 recognized U.S. Professors of the Year. Thanks to their dedication, we now have 36 Goldwater Scholars and seven Rhodes Scholars among our graduates.
At a place where conventional wisdom is challenged and re-imagined constantly, USU faculty are also researchers. In the last two years, 63.5% of USU’s professors worked with undergrads on research projects — giving students invaluable hands-on experience with some of the best and brightest.
Our goal is to help you succeed in work and in life. After graduation, Aggies are excelling in their fields of study, in their educational endeavors, and in their communities.
By the Number
Students making it past their freshman year (average nationwide is 63%)
Graduation rate (national average 49%)
- U.S. Department of Education, College Scorecard
Median starting salary of USU alumni- usnews.com
Median student loan debt for graduate
You don’t have to wait until graduation to get experience in the field. Aggies have access to a world of opportunities like internships with:
- Fidelity Investments
- G.E. Healthcare
- General Mills
- General Motors
- Goldman Sachs
- Intermountain Healthcare
- LDS Church
- Lockheed Martin
- Northrop Grumman
- U.S. Air Force
- State of Utah Government
Companies that employee Aggies
- Goldman Sachs
- Department of Agriculture Wildlife Service
- Bureau of Land Management
- Department of Natural Resources
- Honeybee Robotic
- National Weather Service
Utah State University fosters a wide range of educational opportunities for students, both in the United States and abroad, to facilitate the exchange of knowledge across international boundaries.
The Center for Community Engagement empowers students to explore civic identity, develop leadership skills, and address community-identified needs, locally and around the world. With programs such as the Utah Conservation Corps, Community Engaged Learning, or Peace Corps Prep, the opportunities are countless.
Take your education outside the classroom and landscapes of Utah. Study Abroad connects you with opportunities in more than 80 countries at over 150 universities. Enhance your education by immersing yourself in a different culture, living like a local, and gaining real world experience throughout the globe.
Honors creates a community of curious, brave, creative, and engaged students who want to put their learning into practice and prepare for the future as they earn a USU degree. Honors students are committed to building a life-changing experience for themselves and others: they want to — and will — change the world.
Calendars and Courses
Utah State University provides a range of online services and websites to enable you to register for classes, view schedules, and access other general academic information.