- USU is within a 1/2 day's drive of many national parks & close to ski resorts.
- USU is both a land-grant and a space-grant institutition.
- USU is a Carnegie-recognized R1 institution.
About This CampusSince its founding in 1888, Utah State University has evolved from a small-town college tucked away in the Northern Utah mountains to a thriving research university respected around the world. Students can choose from an array of academic and social opportunities at a university known throughout the world for its intellectual and technological leadership.
The mission of Utah State University (USU) is to be one of the nation's premier student-centered land-grant and space-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. More than 160 undergraduate degree programs are offered in the colleges of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Business, Arts, Education and Human Services, Engineering, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Resources, and Science.
Location InformationUtah State University is located in Logan, Utah, 81 miles north of Salt Lake City. Logan is in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah, where students have access to incredible outdoor activities, arts opportunities, and easy driving to ski resorts and six national parks. The picturesque location in a fertile valley surrounded by mountains creates ideal opportunities for recreational activities such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and kayaking in Logan Canyon.
Helpful InformationFlexibility in course requests is helpful. Course requests and transcripts will be sent to appropriate academic advisors for courses with prerequisites to see if students have completed equivalent prerequisites. Students would register themselves for courses they are approved/able to take.