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Utah State University

Logan, UT 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

About Utah State University

Utah State University Overview

Utah State University is a public, state school in the urban setting of Logan, Utah. Utah State University was founded in 1888 and the school currently enrolls around 27,426 students per year, including 24,255 undergraduates. Utah State University ensures on-campus housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Utah State University!

Are you interested in music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Utah State University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? Utah State University has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Utah State University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Utah State University on the Student Life page.

2022 Utah State University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 93%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 12.9%
In-State Tuition $7,387
Out-of-State $23,305
Percent of Need Met 60%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $12,176

Is Utah State University a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better view of what Utah State University offers and if the school seems like a good fit for you.

Utah State University Acceptance Rate 2022

Utah State University is moderately difficult to get into. Utah State University admitted 93% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 15,567 students applied to Utah State University and 14,420 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Utah State University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 74% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Utah State Universityreturn for their sophomore year. Around 55% of students who started at Utah State University earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Utah State University Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Utah State University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Utah State University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Utah State University's endowment was $522.9 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Utah State University spends about $8,802 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Utah State University

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Utah State University meets 60% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Utah State University full-time are awarded $12,176 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $21,529 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Utah State University.

Based on this information, is Utah State University the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Utah State University a good school for you?

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Where is Utah State University?

Utah State University is located in the urban setting of Logan, Utah.

If you are interested in seeing Utah State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 89 to Logan, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Salt Lake City International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Utah State University and Logan are like without leaving home.

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College Info

Old Main Hill Logan, UT 84322

Campus Setting: Urban

Utah State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Utah State University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Utah State University is Continuous processing.

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Utah State University ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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29 and Above


21 to 29


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Utah State University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Utah State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Utah State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1100 - 1310


Math SAT Range

530 - 650


Reading SAT Range

550 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1310 and Above


1100 to 1310


1100 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Utah State University students is 1200. Applicants with SAT scores of 1310 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Utah State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1100 to 1310 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1100 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Utah State University.

Utah State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Utah State University is like? There are approximately 27,426 students enrolled at Utah State University, including 24,255 undergraduate students and 3,171 graduate students. 68% percent of students attend school full-time, 69% percent are from UT and 31% percent of students are from other states.


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