A Top Research University


At a place where conventional wisdom is challenged and reimagined constantly, USU faculty researchers are engaging in fields of study the world can’t live without. USU is ONE OF UTAH'S TWO RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES and has grown into a thriving research university known and respected around the world.

Undergraduate Research

USU’s undergraduate research program is the second oldest in the nation. Our students embrace the opportunities offered by COLLABORATION and are given opportunities to work closely with research faculty. In a place where fertile minds flourish and grow, the university inspires more than 1,000 students to pursue their own research projects every year.


Deriving strength from its world-class faculty, students, and staff, Utah State Aggies are working closely with INDUSTRY PARTNERS to develop business innovation opportunities to develop relevant, practical technologies for the marketplace.


Utah State University nurtures INNOVATION and embraces possibility. The university provides an unparalleled environment with facilities, services, and technology, as well as programs and expertise that stimulate and support the growth of research and technology-based enterprises.

Making Impact By the Numbers

6 National Research Foundation Graduate Research Fellows in 2020
Ranked #6
Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services Best Online Master’s in Education program
- U.S. News and World Report
$341 Million
in annual research awards