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Utah State University is a public institution that was founded in 1888. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 23,279, its setting is city, and the campus size is 450 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Utah State University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 174. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,931 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,078 (2012-13).
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The mission of Utah State University is to be one of the nation's premier student-centered space- and land-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.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Utah State University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 25. The application fee at Utah State University is $40. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 96.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||96.9%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 25|
The student-faculty ratio at Utah State University is 23:1, and the school has 31.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Utah State University include: Economics, General; Communication Sciences and Disorders, General; Elementary Education and Teaching; Business Administration and Management, General; and Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72.2 percent.
Utah State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 23,279, with a gender distribution of 44.8 percent male students and 55.2 percent female students. Utah State University is part of the NCAA I athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA I|
Campus Info & Services
Utah State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. Utah State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Utah State University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Utah State University, 56.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,300.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$5,931 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$17,078 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$5,490 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data