THINK UTAH STATE
its founding in 1888, Utah State University has evolved from a
small, agricultural college to one that is nationally and
internationally recognized for its intellectual and
technological leadership in land, water, space and life
enhancement. As Utahís land-grant and space-grant institution,
the university has 850 faculty who provide education for more
than 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students, including
12,000 in its continuing education sites located throughout the
state of Utah.
With seven colleges, more than 200 majors and 130
research-related classes, student-centered, hands-on learning
opportunities are plentiful as Utah State attracted more than
$186 million in research revenue last year. These research
dollars, along with stellar faculty mentors, have inspired more
than 1,000 students to pursue their own research projects every
Located in the city of Logan in northern Utahís Cache Valley,
Utah State is 80 miles northeast of Salt Lake City. The
surrounding area, including ski resorts, lakes, rivers and
mountains, makes Utah State one of the finest recreational
environments in the nation. Beyond Logan Canyon and just another
four hours north is Teton National Park and Yellowstone National
The university is a place of diverse thought, where first-rate
cultural offerings provided by talented professors and visiting
artists benefit thousands of students and members of the
community. For the past century, USU has fostered the arts on
campus and throughout the Cache Valley area. Visitors and
students at the university are treated to a vibrant art scene on
the east corner of campus.
Utah State University is home to a world-class Performance Hall
built in 2006, where the technical marvels of its cutting-edge
acoustics are unmatched. The 20,000-square-foot building serves
USU, the Cache Valley community and the Intermountain region and
features a 400-seat performance hall, a stage for up to 22
performers and a lobby with glass windows overlooking a plaza.
The hallís intimate scale is ideal for small acoustical
performances such as chamber music, vocal and instrumental
concerts, recitals, readings and lectures. For a list of
upcoming performances visit the Caine School of Arts Web site,
The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is located in the Fine
Arts complex and houses the universityís permanent art
collection that includes some of the best contemporary art
created west of the Mississippi River.
State University is a safe place that provides a unique
living-learning community and is the oldest and largest public
residential campus in Utah. The largest public residential
campus in Utah, USU offers a variety of living options to the
nearly 14,000 students who live on or near campus throughout the
The many benefits of campus life, such as Theme Housing,
activities, student involvement, location to classes and many
others, are designed to create the ultimate college experience.
Utah State University has six fraternities and four sororities
that involve nearly 300 students with opportunities for personal
growth, networking, community service and respect for learning.
With the wide variety of classes, extracurricular clubs,
activities and recreational opportunities at Utah State
University, it is no wonder students look forward to returning
to campus year after year.