Utah State University

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Old Main Hill

Logan, UT 84322

Phone: (435) 797-1000
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News rank Category Name
#190 Overall Score: 29 out of 100. National Universities

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Utah State University is a public institution that was founded in 1888. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,445, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 450 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Utah State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 190. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,183 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,886 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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.

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School type public, coed college
Year founded 1888
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $209,214,324


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 96.7 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 96.7%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 25

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Utah State University is 22:1, and the school has 40.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Utah State University include: Communication Sciences and Disorders, General; Economics, General; Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Business Administration and Management, General; and Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 22:1
4-year graduation rate 25%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 9%
Economics, General 8%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 5%
Business Administration and Management, General 4%
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4%

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Student Life

Utah State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 25,445, 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.

Total enrollment 28,786
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

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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

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Paying for School

At Utah State University, 57.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,664.

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 $6,183 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $17,886 (2013-14)
Room and board $5,620 (2013-14)
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Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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