Plain and simple, people who have been to Utah State University love it. Just ask them. No other place provides the complete package quite like USU: top-notch academics, nationally recognized research, Division I athletics, and more than 200 student clubs and organizations, all on the oldest residential campus in the state.
At Utah State University we are proud to offer our students a world-class education that is tailored to fit your LIFE GOALS. So whether you are a high school student ready to begin your university experience, recent college undergraduate looking into graduate studies, or an international student looking for a broader horizon, USU’s engaging and supportive community is ready to help you achieve your potential.
A degree from Utah State University is a golden ticket to anywhere. With nationally ranked programs, award-winning faculty, and a close-knit family of illustrious alumni, USU students are fully equipped to succeed in anything.
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Boasting the oldest residential campus in the state, it’s really no surprise that we EMPOWER our students to enrich the lives of others. With more than 200 student clubs and organizations, there are extensive opportunities to engage every student. And for the many students who participate, it isn’t even about getting credit, but about making a difference and moving forward toward a better, smarter future.
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 with A RECORD-BREAKING $220 MILLION in external research funding received in fiscal year 2014, it has grown into a thriving research university known and respected around the world.
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.
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. USU is committed to protecting our intellectual property in order to develop relevant, practical technologies with industry.
Utah State University has over 25 campuses and centers around the state of Utah where you can learn and interact with your
peers and instructors via broadcasting technologies. Your classroom is right next door.
There's no better way to experience all Utah State offers than by making it your home. Students who live on campus are just minutes from class and are the first to learn about activities and events. Studies have shown that students who live on campus typically have better grades, are more likely to graduate, and are more satisfied with their college experience.
On-campus housing is convenient. All our facilities include utilities, cable TV, Internet and free laundry. We also provide a variety of other amenities, such as computer labs, lounge areas with TVs and game tables, parking, and more. Some areas also feature private exercise facilities, volleyball courts, fire pits and a courtyard hot tub.
Living on campus makes it easy to walk home after late-night study sessions, grab a no-prep meal, work out before class, or find something to do during a break.
USU's on-campus housing options include apartments, suites and traditional styles. Theme housing options are available for students who want to live with people who share their interests and participate in related activities. Themes range from outdoor adventures and leadership to major-related themes, such as engineering. We also offer areas dedicated to graduate students and married students.
Wondering where to start? Take our housing personality quiz to see which residence hall might fit your lifestyle the best.
Meal plans aren't just for students who live on campus. Anyone can buy a meal plan with anywhere from seven to an unlimited number of meals each week.
In addition to the two buffet-style eateries, USU has a variety of dining options across campus, including a food court in the student center, a full-service restaurant overlooking campus, and, of course, famous Aggie Ice Cream, which also sells sandwiches, cheese, and milk from USU's dairy.
The Artist's Block Cafe & Bakery
A daily walk through the Taggart Student Center lets students know what activities are approaching. It's also a one-stop-shop for getting involved on campus. Students come here to learn about clubs, organizations, service opportunities, and student government.
This is also where the biggest campus parties are held, including Mardi Gras, the Homecoming dance, and the Howl, the state's largest Halloween party.
The Taggart Student Center is the community center of the university for all the members of the university family.