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Nonresident Freshmen Scholarships

Deadlines

Academic 
December 1 - Logan & Regional Campuses
March 1 - Eastern (Price & Blanding)
Student Involvement & Need-based
February 1 - All Campuses
Nonresident & Alumni Legacy Nonresident Waiver

November 1 for Spring 2016 - All Campuses
August 1 for Fall 2016 - All Campuses

Academic scholarships are limited and will only be awarded to students who apply and qualify by the advertised deadline. Improvements to a GPA, ACT/SAT, or index score will not be considered after the deadline.

Academic scholarships can be used across all Utah State University campuses, as described below.

To be considered for scholarships, applicants must:

  • Complete online application to USU for fall 2016
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident Status
  • Have intent to graduate from Utah State University
  • Be a new, first-time student to Utah State University. Returning students and 2nd bachelor students do not qualify for academic scholarships. Concurrent enrollment students are still eligible for scholarships.
  • Student planning to defer admission to a later semester should apply for fall 2016 to be eligible for scholarships.

All multiple-year awards apply to nonresident tuition for the first year and resident tuition for remaining years. Students are encouraged to gain residency during their first year.

Scholarships are effective for fall 2016 only and are subject to change. Index scores are determined using the unweighted GPA without rounding up. ACT/SAT superscores will not be accepted. Academic scholarship will not be awarded to students who apply after the deadline. ACT test scores received after the deadline will NOT be eligible for scholarship consideration.

Academic Scholarships


Presidential

133-142 index
100% tuition & student fees, 4 years
Applies to all campuses

Dean's

129-132 index
100% tuition, 2 years
Applies to all campuses

Scholar

126-128 index
2 years
1st year: nonresident waiver (approx. $13,000)
2nd year: 65% resident tuition
Applies to all campuses

Nonresident Waiver*

Deadline: August 1
1 year, nonresident portion of tuition
Logan/Regional Campuses: 113-125 index (approx. $13,000)
Eastern: 99-125 index (approx. $3,000)

100-Mile Radius

1 year
Logan/Regional Campuses: 106-112 (approx. $10,500)
Eastern: 90-97 index (approx. $2,600)
Must graduate from a high school within 100 miles of the campus the student will attend. [see which schools]

Other Scholarships


Need-Based

Application closed February 1, 2016
Amount varies, 1 year
In addition to online application, student required to complete FAFSA by March 15.
Applies to all campuses
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Involvement/Service

Application closed February 1, 2016
Amount varies, 1 year
Applies to all campuses
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Legacy Waiver

Deadline: November 1 for Spring 2016
                August 1 for Fall 2016
Nonresident portion of tuition (approx. $13,000), 4 years
At least one parent or grandparent must have graduated from Utah State University
Applies to USU Logan Main Campus and Eastern Campus in Price.
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University Ambassador

Application closed February 1, 2016
108 index/20 ACT minimum
Full tuition & student fees
1 year, renewable up to 4 years
Online application and electronic upload of portfolio required. Students can apply to be a University Ambassador at the Logan Main Campus and/or Eastern Campus in Price.
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Admission Index - NonResident

SAT
CR+M
ACT
Comp
GPA
4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.1
1600 36 142 140 138 136 135 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108
1540 35 140 138 136 135 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108 106
1490 34 138 136 135 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108 106 105
1440 33 136 135 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108 106 105 103
1400 32 135 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108 106 105 103 101
1360 31 133 131 129 128 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 112 110 108 106 105 103 101 99
1330 30 131 129 127 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97
1290 29 129 127 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 103 101 99 97 96
1250 28 127 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 96 94
1210 27 126 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 96 94 92
1170 26 124 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 96 94 92 90
1130 25 122 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 96 94 92 90 88
1090 24 120 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90 88 86
1050 23 119 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90 88 86 85
1020 22 117 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90 88 86 85 83
980 21 115 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90 88 86 85 83 81
940 20 113 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90 88 86 85 83 81 79
900 19 111 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90 88 86 85 83 81 79 78
860 18 110 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90 88 86 85 83 81 79 78 76
820 17 108 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90 88 86 85 83 81 79 78 76 74
770 16 106 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90 88 86 85 83 81 79 78 76 74 72
720 15 104 102 101 99 97 95 94 92 90 88 86 85 83 81 79 78 76 74 72 71

Scholarships

 

Presidential

133-142 index, 100% tuition & student fees, 4 years | All campuses
 

Dean's

129-132 index, 100% tuition, 2 years | All campuses
 

Scholar

126-128 index, 65% tuition, 2 years | All campuses
   

Non-Resident Waiver

Logan/Regional Campuses, 113-125 index, NR portion approx. $13,000, 1 year
Eastern: 99-125 index, NR portion approx $3,000, 1 year
   

100 Mile Radius

Logan/Regional Campuses, 106-112 index, $10,500
Eastern: 90-97 index, $2,600
Note: Must graduate from a high school within 100 miles of the campus the student will attend
*All multiple-year awards apply to nonresident tuition for the first year, and resident tuition for remaining years. Students are encouraged to gain residency during their first year.