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Welcome to the USU College of Science

Chemists working on reusable battery redox reactions in the lab

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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.

Science student and Math Advisor Linda Skabelund on the USU Quad

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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.

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Find your bearings and get involved in something you're passionate about. Whether that's research, academic competitions, or student government, there's something for everyone at USU.


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

USU Geology alum Debbie Morgan, center, pictured with her students at Utah's South Sevier High School, was named '2018 Teacher of the Year K-12’ by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Photo by Chase Christensen.

USU Geology Alum Receives National Teaching Honor

Utah State University alum Deborah Stringham Morgan (’02, Geology) was named 2018 Teacher of the Year (K-12) by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Selected from a nationwide slate of nominees, Morgan, a science teacher at South... Continue Reading

Teen participants in USU Physics Day at Lagoon race through a loop of the Colossus Fire Dragon rollercoaster as they measure G-forces with self-built wrist accelerometers. The annual event, held May 18 and in its 29th year, welcomed nearly 10,000 aspiring scientists.

USU Physics Day at Lagoon Offers Thrilling Science Fun

Watching rollercoasters loaded with screaming teens zoom through the loops at Utah’s Lagoon amusement park looks effortless, but designing the rides is “not as easy as it looks,” said Farmington Junior High student Delaney Dunleavy. Her teammates... Continue Reading

USU Geologist Receives International, Early Career Research Honor

Utah State University geologist Alexis Ault is one of two inaugural recipients of the Charles and Nancy Naeser Prize in Thermochronology awarded by the International Standing Committee for Thermochronology. The newly established honor... Continue Reading